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  1. Libraries Transforming Communities

    A project for ALA and all types of libraries By Keith Michael Fiels All around us, libraries are transforming as they adapt to broader changes in the communities they serve and the environment in which they now operate. In the process, librarians have dis ...

    LBORMAN - 05/29/2014 - 15:15 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Hiring and Supervising Library Shelvers eCourse (ALA Editions eCourse)

    This Hiring and Supervising Library Shelvers eCourse from ALA Editions is a convenient way to enrich the professional development of all library staff. It offers the perfect opportunity to train new employees or brush up on and update general office skill ...

    admin - 01/07/2013 - 11:54 - Online Learning

  3. Creating Library Web Services: Mashups and APIs (LITA)

    del.icio.us subject guides, Flickr library displays, YouTube library orientation; with mashups and APIs, it's easier to bring pieces of the web together with library data. Learn what an API is and what it does, the components of web services, how to ...

    admin - 01/07/2013 - 12:04 - Online Learning

  4. Library Supervision eCourse(ALA Editions eCourse)

    This Library Supervision eCourse from ALA Editions is a convenient way to enrich the professional development of all library staff. It offers the perfect opportunity to train new employees or brush up on and update general office skills you use every day. ...

    admin - 12/10/2012 - 11:02 - Online Learning

  5. The Constant Innovator

    When library workers expand their horizons, so do libraries By Megan Hodge A superior way to innovate is to gather a varied mix of people to think about problems and solutions in much the same way that variety enhances a species gene pool. But getting eve ...

    bgoldberg - 03/11/2014 - 17:00 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Creating a Participatory ALA

    By Barbara K. Stripling ALA is in the process of reimagining itself. We have engaged in conversations with members, Council, the Executive Board, and division leadership to understand what we, as a profession, want from our Association. In a nutshell, we ...

    LBORMAN - 03/03/2014 - 11:22 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Using Web 2.0 Applications in Technical Services

    An ALCTS Webcast. This webcast builds on the lively e-forum discussion Using Web 2.0 Tools to Enhance Technical Services Work held in May 2010. The presentation will familiarize participants with blogs, wikis, tagging, RSS feeds, instant messaging, and Go ...

    admin - 01/07/2013 - 13:27 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. Changes and Connections

    Meeting new challenges together By Ingrid Parent In 2011, I was elected as president of the Interna­tional Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), the global voice of the library and information profession. With my term hav­ing ended a ...

    MPERA - 02/04/2014 - 15:54 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Digital Licensing Online eCourse (ALA Editions eCourse)

    The course includes short quizzes at the end of each of the 27 modules. Each module is designed to take approximately 30 minutes to complete and can be taken whenever convenient, making this eCourse feasible for even the busiest librarian. Also provided i ...

    admin - 01/07/2013 - 12:07 - Online Learning

  10. Library Design Showcase Submissions Open

    By Phil Morehart American Libraries is now accepting submissions for the 2014 Library Design Showcase, our annual feature celebrating new and newly renovated or expanded libraries of all types. The showcase will be featured in our September/October 2014 i ...

    PMOREHART - 05/30/2014 - 14:07 - American Libraries Magazine