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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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
Checking Out the Future: Perspectives from the Library Community on Information Technology and 21st-Century Libraries Jennifer C. Hendrix ALA OITP Policy Brief No. 2, February 2010 In the 21st century, the digital revolution shows no signs of slowing. To ...
HDAVIES - 12/18/2012 - 11:38 - Libraries Transform
Teens & Social Media in School & Public Libraries: A Toolkit for Librarians & Library Workers YALSA This toolkit covers topics such as "How Social Media Facilitates Learning in Schools & Libraries", "Educating the Community ...
HDAVIES - 12/18/2012 - 09:46 - Libraries Transform
A selection of recent articles discussing the issues surrounding Digital Rights Management and Digital Content “Publishers’ Requirements for Digital Rights Management,” – Bolick, Robert. This webpage details publishers’ stance on the necessity of DRM, but ...
RGERBER - 10/25/2013 - 12:59 - Libraries Transform
NEW Planning for Results: A Streamlined Approach Sandra Nelson A classic resource, Planning for Results has long served to help public librarians envision, evaluate, and respond to community needs with distinctive programs and services. The NEW Planning f ...
HDAVIES - 12/14/2012 - 15:44 - Libraries Transform
The Academic Library and the Net Gen Student: Making the Connections As students embrace new Web 2.0 technologies like MySpace, YouTube, and RSS feeds, libraries also need to take charge. Based on actual work-practice studies of students and faculty-- ori ...
HDAVIES - 12/14/2012 - 14:51 - Libraries Transform
The Anywhere Library: A Primer for the Mobile Web Mobile computing is rapidly becoming an important part of everyday life. With a user-centered, practical emphasis geared to the non-technical librarian, The Anywhere Library: A Primer for the Mobile Web ap ...
HDAVIES - 12/14/2012 - 14:00 - Libraries Transform
Managing Social Media in Libraries: Finding Collaboration, Coordination, and Focus Troy A. Swanson Web 2.0 jumpstarted librarians’ involvement with social media, and the use of Facebook, YouTube, blogs, and other social media applications is now all but u ...
HDAVIES - 12/14/2012 - 10:02 - Libraries Transform
Core Technology Competencies for Librarians and Library Staff: LITA Guide 15 Edited by Susan M. Thompson Ideal for public and academic libraries, Core Technology Competencies for Libraries and Library Staff provides an excellent starting point for definin ...
HDAVIES - 12/14/2012 - 09:46 - Libraries Transform
Catalogue 2.0 Edited by Sally Chambers New digital technologies, the Internet, and user expectations have changed the role of the catalogue in libraries considerably in recent years. This timely book takes into account developments that influence catalogu ...
HDAVIES - 12/12/2012 - 15:49 - Libraries Transform
Grant Money through Collaborative Partnerships Nancy Kalikow Maxwell Because libraries are information and research centers, they can support a huge variety of grant funding initiatives outside their own purview. Cultural centers, businesses, and educatio ...
HDAVIES - 12/12/2012 - 14:45 - Libraries Transform