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  1. LITA Learnings: Managing Special User Groups in Academic Libraries

    Chicago-- Check out the latest LITA Learnings. Managing Special User Groups in Academic Libraries Tuesday July 16, 2019, Noon – 1:30 pm Central Time Presenters: Charissa Brammer and Sommer Browning, both Auraria Library, University of Colorado – Denver Un ...

    MBEATTY3 - 07/02/2019 - 12:12 - News and Press Center

  2. Discovering your own style of library leadership

    CHICAGO — Author Jason Martin won’t tell you how to be a leader. In fact, that’s not the point of his new book “ Library Leadership Your Way,” published by ALA Editions. Instead he’ll give you a roadmap and the tools to find it out for yourself, guiding y ...

    RCHRISTOPHER - 07/01/2019 - 09:36 - News and Press Center

  3. PLA announces changes to Board of Directors

    Salazar begins one-year term as PLA president, Jeske as president-elect CHICAGO – The Public Library Association's (PLA) Board meeting on June 22 officially marked the end of the 2018-2019 service year, which brought several important changes to the ...

    LDEUTSCH - 07/12/2019 - 14:37 - News and Press Center

  4. Gain Business Reference Skills

    Business Reference 101 is for any librarian in-training who wants to gain confidence and knowledge around BizRef topics such as company and industry research, consumer and market research, entrepreneurship topics and more. This 3-week long, asynchronous c ...

    NMOORE - 06/27/2019 - 15:48 - News and Press Center

  5. Supporting creative writers at the library

    CHICAGO — Information professionals and educators can help patrons find their own stories in libraries—not only as readers, but also as writers. Stories, whether fiction, nonfiction, or verse, often have research behind them; and libraries and archives ca ...

    RCHRISTOPHER - 06/27/2019 - 09:18 - News and Press Center

  6. Keys to managing organizational knowledge

    CHICAGO — Sharing organizational knowledge supports onboarding, coaching, mentoring, and the day-to-day smooth functioning of the workplace. So why are the procedures, policies, and best practices for your organization often so hard to find? Although the ...

    RCHRISTOPHER - 06/26/2019 - 10:59 - News and Press Center

  7. New from ACRL- “The Future Academic Librarian’s Toolkit”

    CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the publication of “ The Future Academic Librarian’s Toolkit: Finding Success on the Job Hunt and in Your First Job,” edited by Megan Hodge. This thorough handbook is designed to ...

    DFREE - 06/26/2019 - 11:11 - News and Press Center

  8. AASL President recognizes OverDrive Education with Crystal Apple Award

    CHICAGO – OverDrive Education has been selected by American Association of School Librarians (AASL) President Kathryn Roots Lewis as a 2019 recipient of the AASL Crystal Apple. The Crystal Apple honor is given at the discretion of the AASL President to an ...

    JHABLEY - 06/21/2019 - 18:34 - News and Press Center

  9. AASL President recognizes Marney Welmers with Crystal Apple Award

    CHICAGO – Marina "Marney" Welmers, retired middle school librarian, has been selected as a 2019 recipient of the Crystal Apple by American Association of School Librarians (AASL) President Kathryn Roots Lewis. The Crystal Apple honor is given at ...

    JHABLEY - 06/21/2019 - 18:34 - News and Press Center

  10. AASL announces 2019 Best Apps and Best Websites for Teaching & Learning

    CHICAGO – The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) announced its 2019 Best Apps and Best Websites for Teaching & Learning at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. The annual lists honor apps and websi ...

    JHABLEY - 06/22/2019 - 14:46 - News and Press Center