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  1. ALA welcomes Supreme Court decision to hold citizenship question from 2020 Census

    Shawnda Hines Assistant Director, Communications shines@alawash.org WASHINGTON, D.C.- The Supreme Court today issued a 5-4 ruling in Department of Commerce v. New York, temporarily blocking the Commerce Department from adding a citizenship question to the ...

    SHAWNDA.KAY - 06/27/2019 - 12:34 - News and Press Center

  2. Supporting creative writers at the library

    CHICAGO — Information professionals and educators can help patrons find their own stories in libraries—not only as readers, but also as writers. Stories, whether fiction, nonfiction, or verse, often have research behind them; and libraries and archives ca ...

    RCHRISTOPHER - 06/27/2019 - 09:18 - News and Press Center

  3. Keys to managing organizational knowledge

    CHICAGO — Sharing organizational knowledge supports onboarding, coaching, mentoring, and the day-to-day smooth functioning of the workplace. So why are the procedures, policies, and best practices for your organization often so hard to find? Although the ...

    RCHRISTOPHER - 06/26/2019 - 10:59 - News and Press Center

  4. New from ACRL- “The Future Academic Librarian’s Toolkit”

    CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the publication of “ The Future Academic Librarian’s Toolkit: Finding Success on the Job Hunt and in Your First Job,” edited by Megan Hodge. This thorough handbook is designed to ...

    DFREE - 06/26/2019 - 11:11 - News and Press Center

  5. AASL President recognizes OverDrive Education with Crystal Apple Award

    CHICAGO – OverDrive Education has been selected by American Association of School Librarians (AASL) President Kathryn Roots Lewis as a 2019 recipient of the AASL Crystal Apple. The Crystal Apple honor is given at the discretion of the AASL President to an ...

    JHABLEY - 06/21/2019 - 18:34 - News and Press Center

  6. AASL President recognizes Marney Welmers with Crystal Apple Award

    CHICAGO – Marina "Marney" Welmers, retired middle school librarian, has been selected as a 2019 recipient of the Crystal Apple by American Association of School Librarians (AASL) President Kathryn Roots Lewis. The Crystal Apple honor is given at ...

    JHABLEY - 06/21/2019 - 18:34 - News and Press Center

  7. AASL announces 2019 Best Apps and Best Websites for Teaching & Learning

    CHICAGO – The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) announced its 2019 Best Apps and Best Websites for Teaching & Learning at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. The annual lists honor apps and websi ...

    JHABLEY - 06/22/2019 - 14:46 - News and Press Center

  8. July PLA webinar explores access issues related to unreturned library materials

    CHICAGO – As a means of reducing barriers to library access, public libraries are increasingly eliminating overdue fines and fees. So, why do some patrons still fail to return borrowed materials?  In Fall 2016, more than 10,000 people in the City of Milwa ...

    LDEUTSCH - 06/20/2019 - 11:51 - News and Press Center

  9. An updated introduction to collection development for school librarians

    CHICAGO — Applying an informal and practical approach, Mona Kerby’s new second edition of “ An Introduction to Collection Development for School Librarians,” published by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and ALA Editions, provides begi ...

    RCHRISTOPHER - 06/19/2019 - 13:17 - News and Press Center

  10. ALA Awards Spectrum Scholarships for 2019

    Briana Jarnagin Program Coordinator, Community Engagement spectrum@ala.org Today, the American Library Association's (ALA) Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services awards 2019 Spectrum Scholarships to 60 exceptional students pursuing grad ...

    WPRELLWITZ - 06/27/2019 - 15:34 - News and Press Center