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  1. Lori Bell has been selected as Project Director to oversee revision of the 2011 Revised Standards and Guidelines

    Marianne Braverman Lori Bell has been selected as Project Director to oversee revision of the 2011 Revised Standards and Guidelines of Service for the Library of Congress Network of Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. As project director, ...

    MBRAVERMAN - 12/17/2015 - 13:10 - News and Press Center

  2. Hattie Garrow selected as an AASL Emerging Leader

    CHICAGO – Hattie Garrow has been selected as one of two American Association of School Librarians (AASL) sponsored participants in the American Library Association’s (ALA) 2016 Emerging Leaders program. Garrow and Meg Finney will join more than 50 of thei ...

    JHABLEY - 12/21/2015 - 16:04 - News and Press Center

  3. ALA JobLIST launches next generation LIS career center powered by YourMembership

    David Connolly CHICAGO –  ALA JobLIST, the online career center for job seekers and employers in library and information science and technology, this week announced the launch of an all-new version of the site. A joint project of the American Library Asso ...

    SZALUSKY - 12/15/2015 - 15:45 - News and Press Center

  4. A new edition of Richard E. Rubin’s benchmark LIS text

    CHICAGO— Spanning all types of libraries, from public to academic, school, and special, the new fourth edition of Richard E. Rubin’s “ Foundations of Library and Information Science,” published by ALA Neal-Schuman, offers a firm foundation of knowledge an ...

    RCHRISTOPHER - 12/15/2015 - 09:40 - News and Press Center

  5. Free webcast on virtual reference

    CHICAGO — A new episode of American Libraries Live — a one-hour discussion on Virtual Reference — will air live at 2 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, Jan. 14. This free streaming video broadcast is brought to you by American Libraries and can be viewed from your ...

    ESTEINER - 12/14/2015 - 14:59 - News and Press Center

  6. ALCTS Virtual Symposium on Research Data Management

    CHICAGO —The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) will present a two-day virtual symposium (Jan. 19 and 21)  designed to provide a thoughtful, interactive, and actionable introduction to building and delivering research data ...

    KCASCIO - 12/14/2015 - 10:44 - News and Press Center

  7. Fifty fresh program ideas for your adult patrons, popular workshop returns!

    CHICAGO — ALA Publishing announces a new iteration of its popular workshop, 20 Subjects in 90 Minutes: Themed Programs for Adults, with Amy Alessio. This workshop will last 90 minutes and is hosted live at 2:30 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. Th ...

    ESTEINER - 12/14/2015 - 10:08 - News and Press Center

  8. Design and build your effective library website, returning workshop!

    CHICAGO — ALA Publishing announces a new iteration of its popular workshop, Building the Digital Branch: Designing Effective Library Websites, with David Lee King. This workshop will last 90 minutes and is hosted live at 2:30 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, Fe ...

    ESTEINER - 12/14/2015 - 09:27 - News and Press Center

  9. Christina Golm as the 2016 Emerging Leader for ASCLA

    Marianne Braverman The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA), a division of ALA, announced Christina Golm as the 2016 Emerging Leader. Golm is currently the Library Director at the Newaygo Area District Library, in Newaygo, M ...

    MBRAVERMAN - 01/05/2016 - 10:07 - News and Press Center

  10. RUSA Announces Catherine Damiani as 2016 Emerging Leader.

    Marianne Braverman The Reference and User Services Association, (RUSA), a division of ALA, announced Catherine Damiani as the 2016 Emerging Leader. Damiani is currently the Digital Services Librarian at the East Providence Public Library in East Providenc ...

    MBRAVERMAN - 01/05/2016 - 10:04 - News and Press Center