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  1. E-book collections and professional development examined in School Library Research

    CHICAGO – New research published in the American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) peer-reviewed online journal, School Library Research (SLR), examines high school e-book collections and structured professional development for in-service school li ...

    JHABLEY - 06/17/2019 - 13:00 - News and Press Center

  2. Public and academic libraries invited to join ‘Americans and the Holocaust’ traveling exhibition tour

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) and the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office invite libraries to apply to host Americans and the Holocaust, a traveling exhibition that examines the motives, pressures and fears that ...

    SOSTMAN - 06/17/2019 - 12:39 - News and Press Center

  3. ALA 'concerned' over Hachette Book Group ebook and audio book lending model changes

    Shawnda Hines Asst. Director, Communications shines@alawash.org The American Library Association (ALA) expressed concern about changes announced today by Hachette Book Group (HBG) to its ebook and digital audio book lending model for libraries. Effective ...

    SHAWNDA.KAY - 06/17/2019 - 18:53 - News and Press Center

  4. Nominate a superstar librarian for the national I Love My Librarian Award

    Heather Cho Campaign Specialist hcho@ala.org CHICAGO–The American Library Association (ALA) is inviting all library users to nominate their favorite librarians for the prestigious I Love My Librarian Award. The national award recognizes the outstanding pu ...

    HCHO - 06/17/2019 - 09:00 - News and Press Center

  5. Explore PBS documentary 'American Creed' with the filmmaker and get a free DVD at 2019 ALA Annual Conference

    What does it mean to be American? What holds us together in turbulent times? In the PBS documentary American Creed, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David M. Kennedy come together from different points of vie ...

    SOSTMAN - 06/17/2019 - 18:54 - News and Press Center

  6. ACRL releases 'Open and Equitable Scholarly Communications: Creating a More Inclusive Future'

    Kara Malenfant Senior Strategist for Special Initiatives kmalenfant@ala.org CHICAGO- The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is pleased to announce the release of " Open and Equitable Scholarly Communications: Creating a More Inclusi ...

    DFREE - 06/14/2019 - 13:17 - News and Press Center

  7. New Scholars Program Kicks-off with the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the ALA Scholarship Program

    During the ALA 2019 Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. we are rolling out a new ALA Scholars Program. Recipients of the ALA 2018 scholarships will be brought to the Annual Conference and given opportunities to learn about ALA governance while meeting s ...

    BCALVIN - 06/14/2019 - 09:50 - News and Press Center

  8. PLA Inclusive Internship Initiative kicks off for summer 2019

    CHICAGO-- This week, the Public Library Association (PLA) commenced its  Inclusive Internship Initiative (III) activities for summer 2019. Through III, PLA sponsors paid, mentored summer internships at public libraries for high school juniors and seniors. ...

    LDEUTSCH - 06/14/2019 - 10:38 - News and Press Center

  9. LITA @ ALA Annual 2019 – Top Technology Trends

    Chicago-- If you’re going to ALA Annual in Washington, DC, don’t miss the latest Top Tech Trends panel. LITA Top Technology Trends Sunday, June 23, 2019, 1:00 – 2:30 PM Location: Washington Convention Center, 146A LITA’s premier program on trends and adva ...

    MBEATTY3 - 06/13/2019 - 14:03 - News and Press Center

  10. Apply now for YALSA’s 2019 Diversity Program Stipend

    CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) invites diverse individuals to apply by August 1 for a chance to present a literacies focused program at its 2019 YA Services Symposium in Memphis, TN. The program will take place on Sunday, N ...

    ALAM - 06/12/2019 - 09:44 - News and Press Center