Jonathan Kelley Program Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) — the First Amendment legal defense organization affiliated with the American Library Association — has unveiled its new website. The site — which retains the URL www.ftrf.org — is a significant
05/02/2013 - 23:32
Director Rob Reiner, fighting book banning and how art helps teens discover themselves featured on @ your library.org website
Mark Gould CHICAGO — An interview with Rob Reiner, director of the new movie "Flipped," how to fight book banning efforts, how teens discover themselves through the visual arts and the career of the legendary Antoine ‘Fats’ Domino are featured at www.atyourlibrary.org this week. The
12/27/2012 - 13:42
Author Elizabeth Gilbert (“Eat, Pray and Love”) interview, Cartier-Bresson photo exhibit, and finding federal jobs featured on @ your library website
Mark Gould (Chicago)- An interview with author Elizabeth Gilbert, best-selling author of "Eat, Pray, Love" is featured at www.atyourlibrary.org this week. The website provides information and recommended resources that everyone can take advantage of at their local library. Other new
12/27/2012 - 13:45
@ your library website highlights new content on Louis Armstrong, Library Card Sign- up Month, a library for your health and ‘how the library helped me during tough economic times’
Mark Gould CHICAGO- New content that highlights two new books about the legendary trumpeter Louis Armstrong, Library Card Sign-up Month, a library for your health and ‘how the library helped me during tough economic times’ is featured this week on www.atyourlibrary.org. The website provides
12/27/2012 - 13:46
Interview with noted Nigerian-born author and poet, audio books, finding a federal job and family movie night featured on @ your library website
Mark Gould CHICAGO- Donna Seaman’s interview with Nigerian-born author and poet Chris Abani is featured on www.atyourlibrary.org this week. The website provides information and recommended resources that everyone can take advantage of at their local library. Other new content includes Emma Walton
12/27/2012 - 13:45
Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications email@example.com CHICAGO – The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) announces the launch of a companion website for its professional journal, Knowledge Quest. A new vehicle to empower school librarians as they transform learning for their
01/26/2015 - 15:52
Anna Lam Communications Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO – The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), is seeking a Member Manager for its upcoming web resource, Teen Programming HQ. The mission of Teen Programming HQ is to provide a
05/27/2015 - 13:17
@ your library.org features author Jennifer Egan, prestigious Magnum Photo Collection, and a history of broadcast news plus more
Mark Gould CHICAGO - Contributor Donna Seaman’s interview with author Jennifer Egan, whose new book, "A Visit with the Goon Squad," has generated a great deal of national attention, and other new posts can be enjoyed on the @ your library website this week. Seaman, who says Egan is
12/27/2012 - 13:45
Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications email@example.com CHICAGO — At the American Library Association’s (ALA) 2012 Annual Conference in Anaheim, Calif., the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) announced the 2012 Top 25 Websites for Teaching and Learning. In its fourth year, the
05/03/2013 - 13:15
Macey Morales Media Relations Manager firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO – After five years, more than 220 America Library Association (ALA) volunteers from across the U.S. will once again gather at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center for “Libraries Build Communities,” a daylong community service effort
08/07/2013 - 12:33
By Laura Birkenhauer, Student Success Librarian for Campus Engagement, Miami University Libraries I’ve served in a formal capacity as both a mentor and a mentee, inside and outside of librarianship. We all know that mentoring is unquestionably hard work, ...
AHAYES - 04/05/2019 - 10:45 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Read for Later – “It takes more than rhetorical commitments, no matter how well-intended or passionately made.”
This week’s headline quotes the new “ Field Guide for Urban University-Community Partnerships ” from the University of Virginia’s Thriving Cities Lab, pushing colleges and universities to actively engage with community members in the leadership and govern ...
MFIGUEROA - 04/02/2019 - 01:09 - Professional Tools
By: Heidi Rabinowitz, Past President of the Association of Jewish Libraries History was made this year when the ALA Youth Media Awards press conference kicked off by naming the winners of the Sydney Taylor Book Award. Who’s Sydney Taylor and what IS thi ...
AHAYES - 03/29/2019 - 20:01 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Read for Later- “You can’t out-Amazon Amazon…What we have to do is marry digital tools with our store experience.”
This week’s headline quotes Helena Foulkes, the chief executive of Hudson’s Bay, which owns retailers Saks and Lord & Taylor, speaking at An Evening With Code Commerce during the Shoptalk conference in Las Vegas. Foulkes and other retail leaders expec ...
MFIGUEROA - 07/10/2019 - 13:49 - Professional Tools
This week’s headline quotes Milton Pedraza, the chief executive of the Luxury Institute consulting firm, with his advice to companies on how the wealthiest want to live and spend. The Institute’s research points to a shift in spending toward experiences l ...
MFIGUEROA - 03/25/2019 - 20:07 - Professional Tools
Twanna Hodge is a 2013 Spectrum Scholar currently working at SUNY Upstate Health Sciences Library as an Academic/Research Librarian. Twanna graduated with her MLIS from the University of Washington in 2015. She earned her Bachelors in Humanities with mino ...
BJARNAGIN - 03/26/2019 - 10:51 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: Mary Hubbard, Assistant Director, Peterborough Town Library Talking about race respectfully and effectively is a daunting prospect. Last summer at the Peterborough Town Library in Peterborough, New Hampshire, I had the opportunity to create a program ...
AHAYES - 04/26/2019 - 09:09 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By Twanna K. Hodge, Academic/Research Librarian, SUNY Upstate Health Sciences Library As part of the Diversity Research Grants Program sponsored by ODLOS, we've started a monthly spotlight on research advancing issues of equity, diversity, and inclus ...
WPRELLWITZ - 03/13/2019 - 13:22 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Read for Later- “Maybe someday, when robots are more advanced than today, and everyone has them in their homes, you can tell yours that I said ‘hello.’"
This week’s headline quotes Jibo, the connected home robot, notifying users that its functions will soon be “limited” as its makers begin to wind down services for the social device (The Verge “Dying social robot Jibo goes out with a song and a dance”). A ...
MFIGUEROA - 03/11/2019 - 20:40 - Professional Tools
The Spectrum Advisory Committee gathered questions from the greater Spectrum Scholar community and chose three questions to pose to the candidates for the 2020-2021 ALA Presidency, Julius Jefferson, Jr. and Lance Werner. The 2019 ALA Elections open March ...
BJARNAGIN - 03/11/2019 - 11:33 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues