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  1. 2008 Reforma National Conference: Promoting Library Services to Latinos and Spanish-Speakers

    This overview of the Reforma National Conference, held September 18-21 in El Paso, Texas, features musicians at the exhibit hall opening, conversations with Author Luncheon speaker Diana Washington Valdez and former ALA President Carol Brey-Casiano, a tou ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Banned Books Week: I'd Like to Find *BLEEP*

    A library patron needs some books. Famous, award-winning, acclaimed books. Seems simple enough. And yet... Video produced in recognition of Banned Books Week, September 27-October 4, 2008, and in cooperation with ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. IFLA 2008- Quebec

    The 2008 International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) was held August 10-14 in Quebec, Canada, a city celebrating its 400th anniversary. As this video illustrates, library professionals celebrated as well, taking in various cul ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Many Voices, Many Nations

    Author and filmmaker Sherman Alexie headlined the Many Voices, Many Nations program June 27 at the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, California, following nine other speakers of Native American origin. This recap of the event showcases the literature, poe ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Honoring Lois Ann Gregory-Wood

    640 On July 2, 2008, ALA Council adopted a resolution to recognize the 40 years of service of Lois Ann Gregory-Wood. Beginning in ALA's distribution office October 11, 1968, Gregory-Wood went on to serve in a variety of positions leading up to her cu ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. King of Conference

    David Lee King of the Topeka and Shawnee County (Kans.) Public Library offers a first-person travelogue of his experience at ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, California. In between searching for swag in the exhibit hall and crashing the Open Gaming Night ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Jamie Lee Curtis

    Actor and author Jamie Lee Curtis entertains an audience of children and parents June 30 at the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, California. After warming up the crowd with her baby impersonation, Curtis reads from her new book "Big Words for Little ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Booklist Adult Books Readers' Forum: the Post-9/11 Novel

    Booklist Senior Editor Keir Graff (My Fellow Americans) leads a panel of distinguished authors discussing the burgeoning genre of post-9/11 literature June 29 at the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, California. Carolyn See (Golden Days) speaks about conf ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. 2008 ALA Annual Conference Opening General Session Video

    This video, played during the Opening General Session of ALA's 2008 Annual Conference in Anaheim, California, highlights the value of public awareness to the library profession. ALA presidents past and future join others in explaining how investing i ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Speaking Technically 2008

    Seven leading publishers shared their insights on the future of reference databases at American Libraries' second annual "Speaking Technically" panel at ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim. Moderated by American Libraries Direct Editor George ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine