Rob Christopher Marketing Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — Tablets, desktops, smartphones, laptops, minis: we live in a world of screens, all of different sizes. Library websites need to work on all of them, but maintaining separate sites or content management systems is resource
04/14/2014 - 16:47
Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications email@example.com CHICAGO – The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) announced its 2015 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in San Francisco. The annual list honors 25 Internet
07/07/2015 - 12:58
Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO – The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) announced its 2016 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Orlando. The annual list honors 25 websites that
06/25/2016 - 17:48
Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications email@example.com CHICAGO – The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) announced its 2017 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Chicago. The annual list honors 25 websites that
06/27/2017 - 16:28
Beatrice Calvin Program Officer firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — An exciting new service is coming to the ALA JobLIST Placement Center during the ALA 2014 Annual Conference in Las Vegas. The Placement Center will be offering all attendees the opportunity to have a “headshot” photo package created. Any
04/15/2014 - 13:21
Laurie D. Borman Editor and Publisher email@example.com CHICAGO- American Libraries, the flagship publication of the American Library Association, proudly announces the launch of its responsive design website at AmericanLibraries.org. Visitors will be able to easily view this new site on their
03/03/2015 - 10:23
Jennifer R Habley Manager, Web Communications firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — Attendees of the American Association of School Librarian’s (AASL) 2012 Fall Forum are invited to pin, tweet and post their way into a drawing for an autographed copy of keynote speaker Henry Jenkins’ book “Convergence Culture
05/03/2013 - 10:01
Resources on how to fight bullying, volunteer opportunities for teens and Toni Morrison's thoughts on libraries featured on @ your library.org website
Mark Gould CHICAGO- An article about the scourge of bullying and how you can fight it, volunteer opportunities for teens at libraries and video featuring Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison, author of “ Beloved,” are featured at www.atyourlibrary.org this week. The website provides information and
12/27/2012 - 13:42
@ your library website highlights article on how you can extend the joy of reading by noted author Emma Walton Hamilton
Mark Gould (Chicago) An article by noted author Emma Walton Hamilton on using enrichment activities to extend the joy of reading is highlighted on the @ your library website this week. The www.atyourlibrary.org website provides information and recommended resources that everyone can take
12/27/2012 - 13:45
@ your library website features new content on how Twitter has given its massive archive to the Library of Congress and much more
Mark Gould CHICAGO- New content on how Twitter has given its archive of millions of tweets to the Library of Congress, movie producer-director Roger Corman, who has been described as the King of the B movie and a clever ghostly viral marketing effort that has raised public awareness about
12/27/2012 - 13:45
The Spectrum Advisory Committee has compiled this list of Spectrum Scholars standing for office in the 2019 ALA Elections. We encourage you to support the mission of the Spectrum Scholarship Program by supporting these leaders! If you're a Scholar s ...
WPRELLWITZ - 03/11/2019 - 15:32 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By Carla Davis-Castro, Research Librarian, Library of Congress When it comes to self-care, I have learned a lot from my dogs, Salsa and Tango. Our busy lives may leave us last on our priority list, but here are some things you can do for yourself in order ...
AHAYES - 03/12/2019 - 10:21 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Read for Later – “The future is a curated non-subscription e-commerce model supported by a fresh, rotating set of in-store offerings”
This week’s headline quotes Sean Butler, former senior vice president of retail at Chef’d, from his original LinkedIn post exploring the future of subscription meal kits in light of Chef’d’s decision to suspend operations (Eater “Is this the death rattle ...
MFIGUEROA - 03/04/2019 - 20:59 - Professional Tools
Read for Later- “After our robots have been in an area for a while, people get used to them. They become part of the community and residents look out for their well-being.”
This week’s headline quotes Ryan Tuohy, Starship Technologies ’ senior vice president of business development, in an optimistic and corporate-inspired perspective on how delivery robots will adapt to and become engrained in city and social infrastructure ...
MFIGUEROA - 02/25/2019 - 18:21 - Professional Tools
By Christine F. Smith, Collections Services Librarian, Concordia University With the library profession being referred to as a highly stressful job, it’s important for those who work in libraries to develop a toolkit to keep oneself healthy and happy, at ...
AHAYES - 03/22/2019 - 09:58 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: Jina DuVernay, Visiting Archivist for African American Collections, Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library I responded to a call for both mentors and mentees from the New Member Round Table program. I thought tha ...
AHAYES - 03/01/2019 - 08:53 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
This week’s headline quotes Jamie Margolin, the 17-year-old founder and executive director of Zero Hour, a group working on the March 15th international day of environmental action (BuzzFeed News “A huge climate change movement led by teenage girls is swe ...
MFIGUEROA - 02/18/2019 - 19:19 - Professional Tools
Read for Later- “It’s not just to make them feel better in the short-term, but to better equip them for later in life”
This week’s headline quotes Dr. Jessica Deighton, an associate professor in child mental health and well-being at University College London, who is leading a British government trial program that will have students practice mindfulness as part of a study ...
MFIGUEROA - 02/11/2019 - 20:40 - Professional Tools
By: Cathleen Miller, Curator, Maine Women Writers Collection, University of New England As workers, we spend our lives tending to the needs of our organizations, our patrons, and our co-workers. Whether you work in a supportive or a difficult environmen ...
AHAYES - 02/08/2019 - 09:19 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Q&A with Cynthia Palacios and Eva M.L. Rios-Alvarado: community organizing and the founding of Librarians of Color, Los Angeles
Cynthia Palacios, she/her/hers, was born to Central American migrant parents and raised in South Central Los Angeles, hence her interest in social justice. After completing her B.A. in Political Science, Cynthia realized that she can best help empower min ...
BJARNAGIN - 02/05/2019 - 09:49 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues