Since 1990, the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom has maintained a database on challenged materials. ALA collects information from two sources: media reports and reports submitted by individuals. Reports of challenges culled from media across the coun ...
admin - 06/05/2018 - 14:27 - Professional Tools
Read for Later- “There’s no reason everyone can’t be a college student and engaged in what this community has to offer for the entirety of their lives”
This week’s headline quotes Arizona State University president Michael Crow at a groundbreaking ceremony for ASU Mirabella, a new retirement housing complex under construction at the university that will allow residents to take classes, make use of campus ...
MFIGUEROA - 01/14/2019 - 20:23 - Professional Tools
Wednesday, 12/5/2018 1:00 PM (Eastern) 12:00 PM (Central) 11:00 AM (Mountain) 10:00 AM (Pacific) Libraries have the potential to inspire local dialogue on timely issues across communities, positioning library staff as trusted facilitators. Join us for thi ...
SOAKLEY - 03/13/2019 - 15:40 - Professional Tools
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SBIRES - 04/16/2018 - 03:41 - Professional Tools
Supported by cameras, light detection and ranging systems, radar, sensors, advanced GPS, and millions of miles of training data, self-driving technology will improve to create cars, trucks, and shuttles that safely and efficiently transport people, goods, ...
MFIGUEROA - 03/12/2019 - 09:39 - Professional Tools
ALA TechSource publishes Library Technology Reports (LTR) and Smart Libraries Newsletter (SLN). Library Technology Reports, published eight times annually, offers focused coverage on technology products, tools, and projects. Issues of Library Technolog ...
SBIRES - 06/28/2018 - 12:40 - Professional Tools
Leave this field blank "The Library Juice Press Handbook of Intellectual Freedom" named 2016 Eli M. Oboler Award winner The Intellectual Freedom Round Table has announced the winner of the 2016 Eli M. Oboler Memorial Award, which recognizes the ...
admin - 02/01/2018 - 16:40 - Professional Tools
Read for Later- "It's like any other tool and can be used for good or bad; it depends on how you use it.”
This week’s headline quotes Rebecca Spang, a historian and professor at Indiana University Bloomington, on the uses and benefits of machine learning in the humanities (ArsTechnica “Machine learning can offer new tools, fresh insights for the humanities”). ...
MFIGUEROA - 01/07/2019 - 22:03 - Professional Tools
Background In October 2017, ALA received a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to develop new Great Stories Club (GSC) series inspired by their Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Framework. To learn more about the TRHT Framework and down ...
SOSTMAN - 03/08/2019 - 11:15 - Professional Tools
Is your library developing innovative collections, partnerships, programs, services, or spaces that align with some of the emerging trends promoted by the Center for the Future of Libraries? We'd love to hear about it and share your innovation with t ...
MFIGUEROA - 05/31/2018 - 13:27 - Professional Tools