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  1. A Field Guide to Makerspaces

    GL9109091's blog Library makerspaces have a long history to pull from, and a lot of options to work towards by George M. Eberhart During her Masters Series talk on Sunday morning, Mita Williams, user experience librarian at the University of Windsor ...

    GL9109091 - 02/03/2015 - 10:20 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Teaching Adults to Read

    2014120's blog Libraries play critical role in American education, literacy experts say by Sanhita SinhaRoy One in six American adults struggles with basic English literacy. That translates into 36 million people between the ages of 16 and 65 who gra ...

    2014120 - 02/03/2015 - 08:06 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Low and Slow: What’s Cooking @ ALA

    2014120's blog Barbecue pitmaster demonstrates grinding own spices by Laurie Borman In a town known for deep dish pizza and hot dogs, Chicago can seem barren of good barbecue. But chef and author Gary Wiviott, who demonstrated how to saute and grind ...

    2014120 - 02/03/2015 - 10:12 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. ALA Council meets at Midwinter

    2014120's blog Members discuss ways to improve advocacy, leadership by Mariam Pera The ALA Council met for its first session Sunday morning. After a brief introduction and announcements, ALA President Courtney Young established a quorum. Council then ...

    2014120 - 02/03/2015 - 10:15 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Learning About Digital Migration

    GL9109091's blog Digitization can help disseminate research and scholarship. by Laurie Borman Polly Thistlethwaite, chief librarian of the Mina Rees Library at CUNY’s Graduate Center, and Gary Johnson, president of the Chicago History Museum (CHM) sh ...

    GL9109091 - 02/03/2015 - 18:54 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Cece Bell on El Deafo

    GL9109091's blog The Scoop The comic format helps convey the experience of hearing loss. At the ERT/Booklist Author Forum, Cece Bell talks about how the format of comics and graphic novels help her convey the experience of hearing loss—for both child ...

    GL9109091 - 02/01/2015 - 15:28 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. ERT/Booklist Author Forum: Early influences

    GL9109091's blog The Scoop Four comic authors share their early influences and the comic books every library should own. In this video from the ERT/ Booklist Author Forum, Cece Bell, Jeff Smith, Françoise Mouly, and Gene Luen Yang talk about the firs ...

    GL9109091 - 02/01/2015 - 15:18 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Courage in Comics

    GL9109091's blog The Scoop Video from the ERT/Booklist Author Forum In this video from the Exhibitors Round Table/ Booklist Author Forum, Gene Luen Yang, Françoise Mouly, and Jeff Smith talk about the need for telling uncomfortable stories, as well a ...

    GL9109091 - 02/01/2015 - 15:06 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Welcome to His Nightmare

    GL9109091's blog Jason Segel discusses the power of facing your fears By Phil Morehart Actor and screenwriter Jason Segel is known for his comedic work on the small and big screen as the star of the long-running television show How I Met Your Mother ...

    GL9109091 - 02/04/2015 - 11:36 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Throw the book at stress

    2014120's blog Physical therapist recommends exercise, reading to combat negativity by Laurie Borman Remember that terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day when everything went wrong? Not the book, the real day. There is a solution to avoid the ange ...

    2014120 - 02/03/2015 - 10:11 - American Libraries Magazine