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  1. Public Library Association expands access to technology and digital skills training for rural communities with Microsoft Philanthropies

    CHICAGO — Today, the Public Library Association (PLA) announced a new effort, supported by Microsoft Corp., to increase digital skills programming and access to technology in rural communities. Through $400,000 donated by Microsoft Philanthropies, PLA wil ...

    LDEUTSCH - 06/07/2019 - 13:13 - News and Press Center

  2. Seymour to serve as YALSA’s 2019-2020 ALA Liaison

    CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has selected Gina Seymour, School Library Media Specialist at the Islip (New York) High School, as its next ALA Liaison. She will start her term on July 1, 2019. “I am extremely honored to rep ...

    ALAM - 06/07/2019 - 09:21 - News and Press Center

  3. Thirty-six participants selected for seventh ALA Leadership Institute

    CHICAGO — Thirty-six librarians have been selected from a highly competitive pool to participate in the American Library Association’s Leadership Institute. This year marks the seventh immersive leadership development program for future library leaders. T ...

    SREYES - 06/06/2019 - 11:28 - News and Press Center

  4. Submit your Library’s Promotional Materials to the 2019 PR Xchange Event at ALA Annual

    The PR Xchange Event at ALA Annual offers visitors the opportunity to view and take home sample promotional materials from libraries across North America. Approximately 1,000 ALA Annual Conference attendees visit the PR Xchange event each year. The PR Xch ...

    FREULAND - 06/09/2019 - 10:34 - News and Press Center

  5. At ALA 2019 Annual Conference learn new marketing and communications strategies

    CHICAGO – For ALA Annual Conference attendees looking for new marketing and communications resources and ideas, there are two free programs that should not be missed: PR Forum: Takeaways From D.C. Public Library’s #UncensoredDC Campaign and Using Librarie ...

    HCHO - 06/11/2019 - 14:47 - News and Press Center

  6. New School Library Research Asks "Whose Responsibility Is It to Teach Digital Citizenship"

    CHICAGO – New research published in the American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) peer-reviewed online journal,  School Library Research  (SLR), examines the perceptions and beliefs of school librarians regarding state-mandated digital citizenship ...

    JHABLEY - 06/03/2019 - 15:35 - News and Press Center

  7. Google Sponsors School Library Rewards Program on Donorschoose.org to Teach Coding and Digital Skills

    CHICAGO – Today, Google and the American Association of School Librarians (AASL), a division of the American Library Association, announced The CS First & Applied Digital Skills Classroom Rewards for School Librarians to provide school librarians who ...

    JHABLEY - 06/03/2019 - 15:27 - News and Press Center

  8. Step-by-step guidance on strategic planning for academic libraries

    CHICAGO — No doubt about it: strategic planning is a serious commitment. But when carried out skillfully, thoughtfully, and with sensitivity to the impacts on all those involved, it’s an undertaking that can pay large dividends for the library and its use ...

    RCHRISTOPHER - 06/03/2019 - 14:19 - News and Press Center

  9. Michael Stephens encourages wholehearted librarianship

    CHICAGO — Of his earlier book, Against the Grain raved, “Reading this book brings a sense of hope, inspiration, and excitement for what the future holds for the new generation of hyperlinked librarians entering our profession.” Now Michael Stephens is bac ...

    RCHRISTOPHER - 06/13/2019 - 08:17 - News and Press Center

  10. Journalist Stephen Kinzer to speak at 2019 SRRT Chair's Program

    The International Responsibilities Task Force of the American Library Association's (ALA) Social Responsibilities Round Table (SRRT) will present " Subverting Other People's Elections: History and Resources " featuring noted journalist ...

    BJARNAGIN - 06/04/2019 - 14:17 - News and Press Center