Jonathan Kelley Program Coordinator email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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
Tips for effective instruction with screencasting By Meredith Farkas Five years ago, I wrote about the value of screencasting software—software that films the action on your computer’s desktop—to create instructional videos on how to use the library and i ...
bgoldberg - 05/27/2014 - 16:17 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine
Done right, Common Core teaches texts, not tests By Ernie Cox The era of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in American education carries both promise and peril. Pundits readily discuss varied perspectives about CCSS in everything from traditional journal ...
bgoldberg - 05/29/2014 - 15:13 - American Libraries Magazine
By Laurie D. Borman This issue (May 2014) we invited Marshall Breeding to give us a status and trends report on strategic products of the library technology industry. His detailed investigation begins here. He has been reporting on technology in the indus ...
LBORMAN - 05/05/2014 - 12:47 - American Libraries Magazine
Strategies for using and teaching the Invisible Web By Jane Devine and Francine Egger-Sider It seems unlikely that people will give up their reliance on general-purpose search engines or their practice of beginning a search using Google or one of its comp ...
LBORMAN - 05/29/2014 - 15:21 - American Libraries Magazine
One library staff's journey toward excellent readers’ advisory By Abby Johnson Can you provide excellent readers’ advisory without reading widely yourself? This question, posed to my Twitter followers (whose replies shared a refrain of “No way”), l ...
bgoldberg - 03/31/2014 - 09:50 - American Libraries Magazine
By Laurie D. Borman What’s it like to be selected an Emerging Leader? Find out about this year’s class of 56 up-and-coming librarians in our cover story. Once again this year we’re featuring each Emerging Leader on trading cards, which will be available a ...
LBORMAN - 05/05/2014 - 13:16 - American Libraries Magazine
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
Library gamification encourages engagement and learning By Meredith Farkas Everyone grows up playing games. Whether it’s hide-and-seek, checkers, or Angry Birds, gaming pervades our culture and is an indelible part of our childhoods. Online gaming has bec ...
bgoldberg - 02/24/2014 - 09:23 - American Libraries Magazine
How libraries can get more word-of-mouth buzz By Peggy Barber We live in a world of communication clutter. From the internet to endless TV commercials, newspapers, magazines, signage, the inside and outside of buses—ads are everywhere. But consider: What ...
geberhart - 02/10/2014 - 14:51 - American Libraries Magazine
By Beverly Goldberg It’s been just over a year since 26 people were shot to death shortly after the school day began at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. As it often does in the wake of a mass shooting, the national dialogue post–Sandy ...
bgoldberg - 02/21/2014 - 12:38 - American Libraries Magazine