Mary Ghikas Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) welcomes Raymond Garcia as a Communications Assistant in the ALA Governance Office. He began April 9. He previously worked as a Journalism Intern for the Public Library Association (a Division of the
04/19/2019 - 17:26
New exhibition, 'Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 and the March on Washington, 1963,' begins tour across United States
Jennifer Dominiak Program Officer, Exhibitions email@example.com CHICAGO — Fifty libraries, museums and other public sites across America will host a traveling exhibition, Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 and the March on Washington, 1963, to explore the story of liberty and
02/19/2014 - 11:57
Laurence Deutsch Manager, Communications firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO-- A new digital literacy pilot project made possible by the Public Library Association (PLA) and Cox Communications (Cox) is hitting a critical milestone this summer as participating libraries kick off training events in their
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ALA announces 'Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 and the March on Washington, 1963,' a traveling exhibition opportunity
Jennifer Dominiak Program Officer, Exhibitions email@example.com CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, in collaboration with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) and National Museum of American History (NMAH), invites
08/27/2013 - 15:15
Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — Transliteracy and participatory culture were the topics of conversation for school librarian professionals across the country as they met face-to-face and virtually for the AASL 2012 Fall Forum, Transliteracy and the School
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Angela Thullen Program Officer email@example.com Participating libraries to receive $2,500 programming stipend, StoryCorps equipment, training CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, in partnership with StoryCorps, is accepting applications from public libraries and
04/28/2013 - 16:11
Dan Freeman CHICAGO- ALA Editions announces a new facilitated eCourse, Using Joomla! to Build Library Websites. Jon Fackrell, a librarian, Web developer and Joomla! expert, will serve as the instructor for this six-week facilitated eCourse. The course will begin on May 7, 2012. Joomla! is a
12/27/2012 - 13:27
Dan Freeman CHICAGO- ALA TechSource announces a new workshop: WordPress Basics: What WordPress Can Do for Your Library. This 90-minute workshop will take place at 2:30 p.m. Eastern/1:30 p.m. Central/12:30 p.m. Mountain/11:30 a.m. Pacific on Thursday, June 14, 2012. Over the past few years, the
12/27/2012 - 13:27
Caroline Jewell CHICAGO- The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and the 2013 May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture Committee are proud to announce the opening of the application to host the 2013 event featuring well-known children’s laureate Michael Morpurgo. The Arbuthnot Lecture is an annual
12/27/2012 - 13:27
By Laurie D. Borman This issue (May 2014) we invited Marshall Breeding to give us a status and trends report on strategic products of the library technology industry. His detailed investigation begins here. He has been reporting on technology in the indus ...
LBORMAN - 05/05/2014 - 12:47 - American Libraries Magazine
Strategies for using and teaching the Invisible Web By Jane Devine and Francine Egger-Sider It seems unlikely that people will give up their reliance on general-purpose search engines or their practice of beginning a search using Google or one of its comp ...
LBORMAN - 05/29/2014 - 15:21 - American Libraries Magazine
Kelechi Nwafor (above) and his mother Chioma Nwafor and Chloe Warwick (right, with her father Mark Warwick) get absorbed in two of Harford County (Md.) Public Library’s (HCPL) iPad minis at the recent launch of the library system’s Little Leapers 3.5 prog ...
bgoldberg - 05/01/2014 - 11:14 - American Libraries Magazine
Meaningful assessment for learning By Meredith Farkas Way back when, a library I worked at had a standard survey we gave to every student at the end of an instruction session. It included a bunch of Likert scale questions like “How satisfied were you with ...
bgoldberg - 05/29/2014 - 15:24 - American Libraries Magazine
By Beverly Goldberg Youngsters learn how to navigate a sewing machine courtesy of the Cleveland Public Library’s Lorain branch “Sew Lorain Kids” program. Debuting this past fall, the low-tech drop-in maker class has students producing finger puppets, lunc ...
bgoldberg - 05/21/2014 - 15:53 - 2 comments - American Libraries Magazine
What’s worse than new-roof leaks and dunning a trustee for overdues? By Will Manley Above all, every library director with a standard seven-member board of trustees knows one fact of life: the rule of four. It takes only four votes to get you fired. If yo ...
bgoldberg - 04/21/2014 - 13:43 - American Libraries Magazine
Competition and strategic cooperation By Marshall Breeding The library technology industry saw sharp competition in 2013, with a wide range of products vying to fulfill ever-rising expectations. To better position themselves for this critical period durin ...
PMOREHART - 05/15/2014 - 17:14 - American Libraries Magazine
Famed author discusses censorship, procrastination, and her love of tweeting By Claire Bushey Judy Blume’s books have been favorites of children and teenagers for three decades. Her 25-plus titles include classics like Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret ...
ssinharoy - 04/15/2014 - 09:50 - American Libraries Magazine
The Class of 2014 By Phil Morehart They’re the new faces greeting you at the reference desk, shelving books in the stacks, and experimenting with fresh ideas behind the scenes. These are the library world's rising stars, the generation that will move ...
PMOREHART - 06/02/2014 - 14:55 - American Libraries Magazine
Easter eggs of every description, some 5,000 in all, are being exhibited as a fundraiser for Schoharie (N.Y.) Free Library every weekend in April through Easter Sunday. The Mildred Vrooman Easter Egg Exhibit in Schoharie includes elaborate egg-based scene ...
bgoldberg - 04/14/2014 - 13:37 - American Libraries Magazine