Rob Christopher Marketing Coordinator email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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
By Joy Urbina, Information Literacy Librarian, University of Texas at El Paso Library Over the years, I have been a mentee and a mentor, in which I have gained several insights. A mentorship is not just for the benefit of the mentee, it is a vehicle for ...
AHAYES - 05/09/2019 - 20:04 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Read for Later- “The performance of empathy is not empathy. Simulated thinking might be thinking, but simulated feeling is never feeling.”
This week’s headline quotes Dr. Sherry Turkle, the Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology at MIT, in a story about the design cues built into robots that trick us into thinking they are expressing emotion back tow ...
MFIGUEROA - 05/06/2019 - 20:29 - Professional Tools
By: Christina Giovannelli Caputo, Youth Services Librarian, Arlington Heights Memorial Library Fostering employee growth through mentorship accelerates learning and leads to success in the workplace. Whether in professional or private worlds, a feeling of ...
AHAYES - 05/02/2019 - 16:20 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Read for Later- “When new things come up, there’s always a period of adjustment in feeling out the new rules”
This week’s headline quotes Berkeley sociology professor Claude Fischer on the popularization of AirPods and the resulting changes and potential awkwardness in human interactions as more and more people wear the devices all the time and in public – Fische ...
MFIGUEROA - 04/22/2019 - 18:41 - Professional Tools
By: Veronica Leigh Milliner; NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator; National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania The library professional is comprised of many people who deeply care. It is noted tha ...
AHAYES - 04/19/2019 - 08:45 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
This week’s headline quotes John Brownstein, Boston Children’s Hospital’s chief innovation officer, on a new feature that lets the parents of heart-surgery patients use the hospital’s new Alexa feature to report whether their children are experiencing pai ...
MFIGUEROA - 04/15/2019 - 20:39 - Professional Tools
By: Danielle DuPuis, Media Specialist, Hammond High School, Columbia, Maryland Each week, I spend some time browsing our library collection to pull books that students have requested or books that I think a particular student will like. I load up the titl ...
AHAYES - 04/09/2019 - 20:05 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Read for Later- “It was devised as a kind of Swiss Army knife for artists who can use the whole building as a tool. It’s so flexible that you can even expand the footprint.”
This week’s headline quotes Liz Diller, partner at Diller Scofidio + Renfro and lead architect for The Shed, on the new building’s flexible design featuring open galleries, a 500-seat theater, a creative lab, a flexible events space, and a colossal moving ...
MFIGUEROA - 04/08/2019 - 20:31 - Professional Tools
By Laura Birkenhauer, Student Success Librarian for Campus Engagement, Miami University Libraries I’ve served in a formal capacity as both a mentor and a mentee, inside and outside of librarianship. We all know that mentoring is unquestionably hard work, ...
AHAYES - 04/05/2019 - 10:45 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Read for Later – “It takes more than rhetorical commitments, no matter how well-intended or passionately made.”
This week’s headline quotes the new “ Field Guide for Urban University-Community Partnerships ” from the University of Virginia’s Thriving Cities Lab, pushing colleges and universities to actively engage with community members in the leadership and govern ...
MFIGUEROA - 04/02/2019 - 01:09 - Professional Tools