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  1. Public libraries share their digitization success stories

    CHICAGO— Digitizing your collection is not only a great way to increase access to your materials, it also engages patrons on a whole new level and helps communicate your library’s value. But with staff time and resources already spread thin, it can be a c ...

    RCHRISTOPHER - 01/14/2016 - 14:59 - News and Press Center

  2. YALSA names 2016 Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults

    Anna Lam CHICAGO – The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), announced its 2016 Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults list. The list, aimed towards young adults aged 12-18, is drawn from the ...

    ALAM - 01/15/2016 - 12:05 - News and Press Center

  3. AASL eCOLLAB evolves with the addition of national conference sessions

    CHICAGO – Concurrent sessions recorded at the American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) 17th National Conference & Exhibition are now available on AASL’s newly enhanced professional development platform. More information can be found at  ecoll ...

    JHABLEY - 01/13/2016 - 15:44 - News and Press Center

  4. ACRL releases 'Putting Assessment into Action'

    CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the publication of “ Putting Assessment into Action: Selected Projects from the First Cohort of the Assessment in Action Grant,” edited by Eric Ackermann. Are you new to library ...

    DFREE - 01/13/2016 - 09:25 - News and Press Center

  5. Build community-business partnerships through embedded librarianship, new workshop

    CHICAGO — ALA Publishing eLearning announces a new workshop, Building Community-Business Partnerships through Embedded Librarianship, with Barbara Alvarez. This workshop will last 90 minutes and is hosted live at 1:00 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, March 3,201 ...

    ESTEINER - 01/12/2016 - 07:18 - News and Press Center

  6. PLA presents new webinar series – ‘Leadership Workshop for Women’

    CHICAGO – Join the Public Library Association (PLA) to learn concrete, actionable practices for women seeking to transition to the next level of leadership while maximizing their contribution to their organization. The two-part webinar series, “ Leadershi ...

    KOKEEFE - 01/09/2016 - 09:33 - News and Press Center

  7. Guiding early and eager readers to excellent books

    CHICAGO— For children, reading level and experience level are not always the same. Eager readers are often interested in ideas and topics that seem advanced, but situations and subjects that sixth graders can handle with aplomb may be emotionally confusin ...

    RCHRISTOPHER - 01/06/2016 - 12:52 - News and Press Center

  8. ALA seeks proposals for 2016-2017 diversity research grants

    Jody Gray CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services seeks proposals for the Diversity Research Grant program.  Applications may address any diversity-related topic which addresses critical gaps i ...

    SZALUSKY - 01/05/2016 - 17:12 - News and Press Center

  9. Brennan wins YALSA’s MAE Award for Best Literature Program for Teens

    Nichole O'Connor CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), awarded Lisa Brennan, middle school librarian at St. Christopher's School, an all-boy, JK-12 independent schoo ...

    ALAM - 01/05/2016 - 15:41 - News and Press Center

  10. 2015-2016 edition of Financial Assistance for Library and Information Studies Directory available

    Kimberly L. Redd Need financial assistance to attend library school or know of someone who does?  Take a look at the 2015- 2016 edition of the Financial Assistance for Library and Information Studies (FALIS) Directory.  It is an annual directory of awards ...

    BCALVIN - 12/29/2015 - 19:58 - 2 comments - News and Press Center