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  1. Upcoming free webinar focuses on data-visualization techniques

    CHICAGO-- The Public Library Association (PLA) will present a webinar next month designed to help public library professionals apply data-visualization techniques to their work. The webinar is presented as part of PLA's Performance Measurement Initia ...

    LDEUTSCH - 08/01/2019 - 10:57 - News and Press Center

  2. Mackenzie Schley Selected as 2019 Christopher Hoy/ERT Scholarship Recipient

    The American Library Association (ALA) has selected Mackenzie Schley of Sherburn, Minnesota as the 2019 Christopher Hoy/ERT Scholarship recipient.   The scholarship was named for a long-time ALA staff member who directed the ALA Conference Services Office ...

    BCALVIN - 07/26/2019 - 16:04 - News and Press Center

  3. Millar champions the value of evidence in new Archival Futures book

    CHICAGO — The safeguarding of authentic facts is essential, especially in this disruptive Orwellian age, where digital technologies have opened the door to a post-truth world in which “alternative facts” can be so easily accepted as valid. And because fac ...

    RCHRISTOPHER - 07/25/2019 - 08:35 - News and Press Center

  4. Colleen A. Kingsbury Selected as 2019 Miriam L. Hornback Scholarship Recipient

    The American Library Association (ALA) has selected Colleen A. Kingsbury of White Lake, Michigan as the 2019 Miriam L. Hornback Scholarship recipient.   The $3,000 award is given to an ALA or library support staff member to help finance the pursuit of a m ...

    BCALVIN - 07/24/2019 - 11:34 - News and Press Center

  5. New book series dives into the Shared Foundations anchoring the AASL Standards

    CHICAGO – A new series of upcoming books from the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and ALA Editions will provide an immersive and dedicated study of the Shared Foundations that anchor the "National School Library Standards for Learner ...

    JHABLEY - 07/24/2019 - 09:44 - News and Press Center

  6. PLA names Clara Bohrer as first fiscal officer

    CHICAGO — Today, the Public Library Association (PLA) officially announced the appointment of Clara Nalli Bohrer, director of the West Bloomfield Township (Mich.) Public Library, as its first fiscal officer. Through a ballot initiative approved by the mem ...

    LDEUTSCH - 07/23/2019 - 14:53 - News and Press Center

  7. Advice in conversation with academic library leaders

    CHICAGO — The path towards leadership starts with you. But you don’t have to go it alone. For “ A Starter's Guide for Academic Library Leaders: Advice in Conversation,” published by ALA Editions, authors Amanda Clay Powers, Martin Garnar, and Dustin ...

    RCHRISTOPHER - 07/23/2019 - 13:06 - News and Press Center

  8. Sheryl Orman Selected 2019 Tom and Roberta Drewes Scholarship Recipient

    The American Library Association (ALA) has chosen Sheryl Orman of Tucson, Arizona as the 2019 Tom and Roberta Drewes Scholarship recipient.   The $3,000 scholarship is awarded to a library support staff worker who is pursuing a master’s degree in library ...

    BCALVIN - 07/23/2019 - 12:03 - News and Press Center

  9. ALSC announces winners of 2019 Bound to Stay Bound, Melcher Scholarships

    CHICAGO – The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) announced six scholarship winners for the 2019-2020 academic year. Four winners were awarded the Bound to Stay Bound Books scholarship, which is made possible by Bound to Stay Bound Books, I ...

    ESERRANO - 07/23/2019 - 10:23 - News and Press Center

  10. Gojcaj wins stipend to attend YALSA’s 2019 YA Services Symposium

    CHICAGO — Lindsay Gojcaj, an Information Services Librarian at the Novi (Michigan) Public Library, has won the 2019 Young Adult Services Symposium library worker stipend from the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). The stipend will provide G ...

    ALAM - 07/30/2019 - 10:07 - News and Press Center