Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications email@example.com 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 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 2015 Teens’ Top Ten Books. For the third year in a row, DOGObooks is
08/11/2015 - 13:13
Keri Cascio Executive Director email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Finding the widest user experience By John G. Dove Terry Winograd, professor of computer science at Stanford University, is one of the top leaders in human-computer interaction. For a dozen years, he has collaborated with the Hasso Plattner Institute of D ...
geberhart - 03/11/2014 - 17:24 - American Libraries Magazine
When library workers expand their horizons, so do libraries By Megan Hodge A superior way to innovate is to gather a varied mix of people to think about problems and solutions in much the same way that variety enhances a species gene pool. But getting eve ...
bgoldberg - 03/11/2014 - 17:00 - American Libraries Magazine
By Barbara K. Stripling ALA is in the process of reimagining itself. We have engaged in conversations with members, Council, the Executive Board, and division leadership to understand what we, as a profession, want from our Association. In a nutshell, we ...
LBORMAN - 03/03/2014 - 11:22 - American Libraries Magazine
By Laurie D. Borman Whether you braved the weather for the 2014 Midwinter Meeting or not, we’ve got you covered in the March/April issue of American Libraries. Our wrapup gives you the highlights, with links to interview videos that help bring the meeting ...
LBORMAN - 03/03/2014 - 11:00 - American Libraries Magazine
AL editors recap industry highlights from 2013 By the editors of American Libraries Ebooks and Publishers The breadth of ebook titles grew with Hachette opening its ebook catalog to libraries and the other Big 5 expanding the availability of pilot program ...
ssinharoy - 12/15/2014 - 15:29 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine
By Megan Cottrell When Patrice Merritt was asked the number one challenge Detroit Public Library (DPL) faced with its summer reading program, she didn’t hesitate with her answer: hunger. “Our kids come to our library branches starving,” says Merritt, exec ...
ssinharoy - 02/26/2014 - 11:59 - American Libraries Magazine
Library gamification encourages engagement and learning By Meredith Farkas Everyone grows up playing games. Whether it’s hide-and-seek, checkers, or Angry Birds, gaming pervades our culture and is an indelible part of our childhoods. Online gaming has bec ...
bgoldberg - 02/24/2014 - 09:23 - American Libraries Magazine
Library development equals investing in people and the quality of their lives in the Dominican Republic By Leonard Kniffel Cafés, bars, souvenir vendors, and street artists line the narrow and densely populated promenades in the old colonial center of San ...
ssinharoy - 02/18/2014 - 10:43 - American Libraries Magazine
Weeding is not for the faint of heart By Will Manley A couple of years ago I was giving a keynote presentation at a state library conference in the Upper Midwest when a librarian came up to me with a copy of my first book, Snowballs in the Bookdrop, publ ...
bgoldberg - 02/18/2014 - 10:06 - American Libraries Magazine
How libraries can get more word-of-mouth buzz By Peggy Barber We live in a world of communication clutter. From the internet to endless TV commercials, newspapers, magazines, signage, the inside and outside of buses—ads are everywhere. But consider: What ...
geberhart - 02/10/2014 - 14:51 - American Libraries Magazine