ALA, NEH announce 200 site tour for “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” traveling exhibition
CHICAGO – The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, in partnership with the National Constitution Center (NCC) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), is pleased to announce a large-scale tour for the traveling exhibition “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil
12/27/2012 - 13:31
CHICAGO – In honor of the 2011 School Library Month theme, Create Your Own Story, the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and Figment.com have collaborated to present a month-long story writing festival for teens. Students 13 and up are invited to participate in four story writing
12/27/2012 - 13:39
Fred Reuland Program Officer email@example.com CHICAGO — The bricks and mortar of libraries are seemingly permanent, yet the activities and services they are designed to deliver have been radically transformed in recent years. More change is on the horizon as the digital era progresses and libraries
06/10/2013 - 14:52
United for Libraries designates windmill at Stony Brook Southampton a Literary Landmark in honor of Tennessee Williams
Jillian Kalonick Marketing/Public Relations Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org PHILADELPHIA — United for Libraries, in partnership with Empire State Center for the Book, designated the windmill at the Southampton campus of Stony Brook University of New York a Literary Landmark in honor of Tennessee
07/22/2013 - 14:17
Fred Reuland Cont. Ed. Program Officer email@example.com CHICAGO — If you have ever thought about how to create a leadership development training for your region or institution, LLAMA’s new webinar may be what you need. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present
10/23/2013 - 13:09
Aimee Strittmatter ALSC Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and the 2015 May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture Committee are proud to announce the opening of the application to host the 2015 event featuring well-known children’s book
03/25/2014 - 10:15
Anna Lam Communication Specialist email@example.com CHICAGO — Today the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) announced that DOGObooks, the largest website for kids and teens to review books, will host the voting for the 2014 Teens’ Top Ten Books Voting that opens on Aug. 15. For the second
08/12/2014 - 16:24
Anna Lam Communications Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO – The official Teen Tech Week website of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is now live, with updated materials for the 2015 celebration. YALSA calls on school and public library staff across the country to use Teen Tech Week
11/18/2014 - 15:24
Courtney Jones Awards Coordinator email@example.com CHICAGO- The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and the 2016 May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture Committee are proud to announce the opening of the application to host the 2016 event featuring award-winning children’s book author and
03/09/2015 - 14:55
Jillian Kalonick Marketing/Public Relations Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org NEW YORK-- Frederick Ruffner (1926-2014), founder of the Literary Landmarks™ program, was posthumously honored with United for Libraries’ National Friends of Libraries U.S.A. Award on May 4. United for Libraries Executive
05/12/2015 - 12:08
This week’s headline quotes The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) new The Future of Jobs Report 2018 – agile and lifelong learning are mentioned multiple times throughout the report, as executives and human resources officers foresee significant changes in wor ...
MFIGUEROA - 09/24/2018 - 22:09 - Professional Tools
Victor Betts is a 2015-2016 Scholar in his final year of the MLIS program at San Jose State University. He holds an MA in Education from California State University, San Bernardino and completed his undergraduate studies in Asian Literature and Language a ...
BJARNAGIN - 09/25/2018 - 11:27 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
LaQuanda Onyemeh is a 2017-2018 Scholar who received her MLIS from University of North Carolina at Greensboro and her B.S Dual Degree in Psychology and Sociology at The College at Brockport SUNY. She is currently the Diversity Resident Librarian at Texas ...
BJARNAGIN - 09/18/2018 - 15:19 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Read for Later- “You’ll just speak, and we will find the most relevant skill that can answer your query.”
This week’s headline quotes Rohit Prasad, Amazon’s Vice President and Head Scientist, Alexa Artificial Intelligence (AI), on the company’s ambitions to eliminate the use of Alexa Skills in favor of a system that uses context clues like a user’s location, ...
MFIGUEROA - 09/18/2018 - 00:57 - Professional Tools
This week’s headline quotes Eric Klinenberg, professor of sociology and the director of the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University, from an opinion piece in The New York Times that argues that libraries are being disparaged and neglected at ...
MFIGUEROA - 09/10/2018 - 19:19 - Professional Tools
This week’s headline quotes 18-year-old Isabelle on her decision to turn away from social media when she began feeling that her classmates had become "zombified" – Isabelle is one of several young voices featured in a story about teens who refus ...
MFIGUEROA - 09/04/2018 - 20:43 - Professional Tools
This week’s headline quotes Dr. Michael Yogman, chief of the division of ambulatory pediatrics at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ committee on psychosocial aspects of child family health, ...
MFIGUEROA - 08/27/2018 - 20:51 - Professional Tools
To be a Spectrum scholar is to always have a home in the library community. I consider it to be a great honor to be a part of Spectrum because I know that I will always be welcomed: whether it be at a conference, a meetup, or at a chance coming together. ...
WPRELLWITZ - 08/27/2018 - 09:49 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Read for Later- “Every minute we can save our students from having to search for the information they need online is another minute that they can spend focused on what matters most: their education.”
This week’s headline quotes David Hakanson, Saint Louis University’s Vice President and Chief Information Officer, as the university plans to deploy more than 2,300 Echo Dot smart devices in resident hall rooms and a custom SLU Alexa skill to provide inst ...
MFIGUEROA - 08/20/2018 - 23:24 - Professional Tools
Read for Later- "There is something to be said sometimes for small scale pilots where we can learn the trade-offs"
This week’s headline quotes Charles Stewart, professor of political science at MIT, on West Virginia’s proposal for a blockchain-based mobile phone voting pilot project for deployed service members – to be clear, Stewart, along with several other election ...
MFIGUEROA - 08/13/2018 - 18:52 - Professional Tools