Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO – The slate of bloggers for the newly expanded Knowledge Quest website has been announced by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL). Launched in January, the site is the vehicle to empower school librarians as they
06/15/2015 - 11:19
Anna Lam Communications 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 2015 Teens’ Top Ten Books. For the third year in a row, DOGObooks is
08/11/2015 - 13:13
Keri Cascio Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) presents two symposia on Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, at the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting in Boston. “Re-envisioning ‘Technical Services’ to Transform
10/15/2015 - 08:36
Courtney Jones Awards Coordinator email@example.com CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and the 2017 May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture Committee are proud to announce the opening of the application to host the 2017 event featuring Newbery Honor and National Book Award winning
05/05/2016 - 15:24
Courtney Jones Awards Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and the 2018 May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture Committee are proud to announce the opening of the application to host the 2018 event featuring National Book Award winning author, Naomi
04/23/2018 - 10:05
United for Libraries to designate the Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Historical Preservation Site a Literary Landmark
Jillian Wentworth Manager of Marketing & Membership email@example.com GREENWOOD, S.C. – United for Libraries, in partnership with South Carolina State Library, South Carolina Academy of Authors, and Friends of South Carolina Libraries, will designate the GLEAMNS Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Historical
07/31/2018 - 11:30
Jill Davis Marketing Manager firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — Many libraries and museums have already adapted to the current information climate and work with Google, Facebook, Twitter and iTunes to deliver information to their users—but not all. In “ Google This! Putting Google and Other
05/03/2013 - 10:20
Frederick Reuland Program Officer email@example.com CHICAGO — Everybody knows that some stories are more compelling than others. Now you can discover how to select and communicate the stories of your library’s successes in ways that will have the greatest impact and will produce the results you
05/02/2013 - 23:34
Frederick Reuland Program Officer firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — The library of the future needs to be a vibrant learning hub and an intellectual crossroads where the physical and the virtual spaces connect. The transition from a physical library plan into a blended service model requires a solid
05/02/2013 - 22:46
Fred Reuland Program Officer email@example.com CHICAGO — The Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), is presenting a webinar, "Social Entrepreneurship in Action: Digitizing Our Cultural History," from 1:30 to 3 p.m.
05/02/2013 - 17:11
Learning from Libraries that Use WordPress: Content-Management System Best Practices and Case Studies Kyle M. L. Jones and Polly-Alida Farrington With its intuitive interface and open-source development method, the WordPress web platform has emerged as ...
HDAVIES - 10/12/2012 - 13:58 - Libraries Transform
Electronic Resource Management: Practical Perspectives in a New Technical Services Model Anne C. Elguindi and Kari Schmidt A tremendous shift is taking place in libraries towards purchasing e-resources, with the bulk of materials spending being allocated ...
HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:03 - Libraries Transform
Using Social Media and Mobile Technology to Engage Teens (ALA TechSource Workshop) Jennifer LaGarde Today’s teenagers and college students live, work, study, and communicate in a world where social media and mobile technology are ubiquitous. Emerging rese ...
HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:25 - Libraries Transform
Information Resource Description: Creating and Managing Metadata Philip Hider This book serves as a primer on information and knowledge organization, with particular reference to metadata practices in the digital environment. Employing the unifying mecha ...
HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:23 - Libraries Transform
Web Service APIs and Libraries Jason Paul Michel This book shows how to enhance an institution's presence on the Web with tools that integrate a variety of handy, popular programs. Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are software tools that he ...
HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:11 - Libraries Transform
Digital Libraries and Information Access: Research Perspectives Edited by G.G. Chowdhury and Schubert Foo An authoritative and truly global exploration of current research in digital libraries. Internationally-renowned academics discuss what has been achi ...
HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:13 - Libraries Transform
Risk and Entrepreneurship in Libraries: Seizing Opportunities for Change Pamela Bluh, Cindy Hepfer (ALCTS) The authors represented in this book skillfully illustrate how ambitious, energetic librarians can transform their organizations, re-envision librar ...
HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:26 - Libraries Transform
The Quality Library: A Guide to Self-Improvement, Better Efficiency, and Happier Customers Sara Laughlin and Ray W. Wilson In an environment of budget cuts and freezes, libraries must keep a tight rein on costs and inefficiencies. The efficiency of system ...
HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:16 - Libraries Transform
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
Creating a Digital Media Lab at Your Library (PLA On-Demand Webinar)R. Toby Greenwalt and Mikael "Mick" Jacobsen This webinar explores the new wave of creative spaces appearing in public libraries all over the United States and explain why libra ...
RGERBER - 10/12/2012 - 13:14 - Libraries Transform