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  1. OLOS Columns

    OLOS Columns Columns written by members of the Office of Literacy & Outreach Services, a division of the American Library Association. Outreach areas include:  Adult Literacy, Bookmobiles, Services to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender People, Se ...

    HDAVIES - 10/31/2012 - 15:22 - Libraries Transform

  2. It Takes a Community to Create a Library

    It Takes a Community to Create a Library KENNETH WILLIMENT The four-year, four-city Working Together Project sent community development librarians into diverse neighborhoods across the country. Supported through funding agreements with Human Resources and ...

    HDAVIES - 10/31/2012 - 14:19 - Libraries Transform

  3. Implementing "Choose Civility," a Community-wide Campaign (PLA On-Demand Webinar)

    Implementing "Choose Civility," a Community-wide Campaign (PLA On-Demand Webinar) Valerie J. Gross Howard County (Md.) Library System (HCLS) CEO Valerie J. Gross details Choose Civility, an ongoing community-wide initiative that aims to enhance ...

    HDAVIES - 10/22/2012 - 14:49 - Libraries Transform

  4. I Found It on the Internet: Coming of Age Online

    I Found It on the Internet: Coming of Age Online, Second Edition Frances Jacobson Harris Today’s teens immerse themselves in the world of technology as never before. But texting, tweeting, chatting, blogging, and other social networking largely occur in a ...

    HDAVIES - 12/04/2012 - 09:54 - Libraries Transform

  5. Librarians and publishers in dialog

    Librarians and publishers in dialog Kate Sheehan talks to Random House’s Madeline McIntosh The reading ecosystem is evolving fast, even as you read this. Facing the rapid transition to ebooks together, rather than in isolated camps, librarians, publishers ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 13:39 - Libraries Transform

  6. eBooks and Literacy in K–12 Schools

    eBooks and Literacy in K–12 Schools Felvégi, Emese & Matthew, Kathryn I.Computers in the Schools; 2012, Vol. 29 Issue 1/2, p40-52. DOI: 10.1080/07380569.2012.651421 Database: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text In th ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 15:31 - Libraries Transform

  7. Children's Services: Partnerships for Success

    Children's Services: Partnerships for Success Edited by Betsy Diamant-Cohen Co-author of the popular titles Booktalking Bonanza and The Early Literacy Kit, Betsy Diamant-Cohen brings together 18 examples of successful outreach partnerships that child ...

    HDAVIES - 11/05/2012 - 16:36 - Libraries Transform

  8. Boomers and Beyond: Reconsidering the Role of Libraries

    Boomers and Beyond: Reconsidering the Role of Libraries Edited by Pauline Rothstein and Diantha Dow Schull A roadmap to the trends and perspectives on the library’s role in meeting the needs of our aging population, this book offers Proactive ideas that s ...

    HDAVIES - 11/05/2012 - 16:22 - Libraries Transform

  9. Library Services for Children and Young People: Challenges and Opportunities in the Digital Age

    Library Services for Children and Young People: Challenges and Opportunities in the Digital Age Edited by Carolynn Rankin and Avril Brock This book provides a sound background to all aspects of library provision for 6–18 year olds. It is designed to suppo ...

    HDAVIES - 11/05/2012 - 15:21 - Libraries Transform

  10. Inside, Outside, and Online: Building Your Library Community

    Inside, Outside, and Online: Building Your Library Community Chrystie Hill Inside, Outside, and Online provides practical advice and inspiration for building community with your library. Based on a scan of the community and technology environments that li ...

    HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 12:14 - Libraries Transform