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
Andrew Slack on how Harry Potter changed his life Activist Andrew Slack, cofounder and executive director of the Harry Potter Alliance (HPA), sees fantasy stories not as an escape from our world but as an invitation to delve deeper into our experiences. H ...
MPERA - 01/03/2014 - 13:49 - American Libraries Magazine
Libraries are making scholarship accessible to all By Meredith Farkas With the growing cost of higher education, declining library budgets, and the crisis in scholarly publishing, it can sometimes be difficult to feel optimistic. Looking at the creative e ...
bgoldberg - 12/23/2013 - 20:00 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine
How to turn a pandemic simulation into an active learning experience By Troy Swanson and Tish Hayes Zombies now populate videogames, commercials (for everything from cars to Skittles), even spinoffs of classic books like Pride and Prejudice. This fall, th ...
bgoldberg - 12/10/2013 - 16:03 - American Libraries Magazine
Outreach that’s way outside the box By Linda W. Braun As I wrote this column, I decided to check my go-to dictionary, the Merriam-Webster, about the definition of “outreach.” It stated: “the extending of services or assistance beyond current or usual limi ...
bgoldberg - 12/10/2013 - 11:51 - American Libraries Magazine
Meeting spaces of the minds By Joseph Janes There are many benefits to spending one’s life on a college campus: beautiful settings, the rhythm of the academic year, and of course continually being surrounded by bright, energetic students. Each summer they ...
bgoldberg - 12/09/2013 - 11:20 - American Libraries Magazine
To reach sports fans, libraries offer resources to a growing number of fantasy league players By Adam Doster Paul Waelchli loves football. As a teenager growing up outside Green Bay, Wisconsin, he played the sport in high school. Watching Packers games on ...
ssinharoy - 11/27/2013 - 09:14 - American Libraries Magazine
Innovating, one step at a time By Barbara K. Stripling Have you noticed a tidal change in public perception about the future of libraries? I certainly have. I rarely hear the gloom-and-doom question from a reporter, “Do libraries have a future in this age ...
LBORMAN - 11/11/2013 - 12:43 - American Libraries Magazine
Charge The Technology and Access Committee (TAC) works with the LITA Board, LITA Interest Groups and other ALA units to encourage a broad social and technical perspective on the effects of information technologies on freedom and equality of access to info ...
admin - 05/04/2015 - 15:55 - Library Information Technology Association (LITA)
Charge To encourage active participation in the open source community through developing, adapting, improving and fixing open source solutions for use in libraries. To promote the use of open source in libraries through education, distribution, and creati ...
admin - 11/12/2015 - 16:00 - Library Information Technology Association (LITA)
Successful managers agree that lifelong learning is essential to being an effective supervisor. Whether you have been a manager for decades or are a new supervisor, updating and expanding your skills will help you feel more confident as you respond to th ...
admin - 03/11/2016 - 15:44 - Online Learning