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
Libraries as the community partner By: Ari Baker, Blount County Public Library The opioid crisis is a hot topic in public libraries. From collaborating with community agencies to administering Narcan, librarians are doing what they always do, finding ways ...
AHAYES - 10/10/2018 - 16:07 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
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