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  1. ALA Great Stories Club Application Guidelines for Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Series

    RECEIPT DEADLINE: Monday, July 15, 2019, 11:59 p.m. CST  Date posted: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Revised: Wednesday, May 29, 2019, to include the option of a community partner representative attending the Oct. 3-4 training workshop Theme: " Growing Up B ...

    SOSTMAN - 07/10/2019 - 14:02 - Professional Tools

  2. Great Stories Club on Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Frequently Asked Questions

    Are non-library organizations eligible to apply for a TRHT Great Stories Club grant? No. However, institutions without a library that provide support to under-resourced, underserved, or at-risk populations are encouraged to contact their local library and ...

    SOSTMAN - 05/14/2019 - 13:18 - Professional Tools

  3. Read for Later- “Maybe someday, when robots are more advanced than today, and everyone has them in their homes, you can tell yours that I said ‘hello.’"

    This week’s headline quotes Jibo, the connected home robot, notifying users that its functions will soon be “limited” as its makers begin to wind down services for the social device (The Verge “Dying social robot Jibo goes out with a song and a dance”). A ...

    MFIGUEROA - 03/11/2019 - 20:40 - Professional Tools

  4. Read for Later – “The future is a curated non-subscription e-commerce model supported by a fresh, rotating set of in-store offerings”

    This week’s headline quotes Sean Butler, former senior vice president of retail at Chef’d, from his original LinkedIn post exploring the future of subscription meal kits in light of Chef’d’s decision to suspend operations (Eater “Is this the death rattle ...

    MFIGUEROA - 03/04/2019 - 20:59 - Professional Tools

  5. Read for Later- “After our robots have been in an area for a while, people get used to them. They become part of the community and residents look out for their well-being.”

    This week’s headline quotes Ryan Tuohy, Starship Technologies ’ senior vice president of business development, in an optimistic and corporate-inspired perspective on how delivery robots will adapt to and become engrained in city and social infrastructure ...

    MFIGUEROA - 02/25/2019 - 18:21 - Professional Tools

  6. Read for Later- “Nobody is going to hand us this. We have to step up and raise our voices.”

    This week’s headline quotes Jamie Margolin, the 17-year-old founder and executive director of Zero Hour, a group working on the March 15th international day of environmental action (BuzzFeed News “A huge climate change movement led by teenage girls is swe ...

    MFIGUEROA - 02/18/2019 - 19:19 - Professional Tools

  7. Challenge Reporting

    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

  8. Subscribe to ALA TechSource Publications

    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

  9. Read for Later- “It’s not just to make them feel better in the short-term, but to better equip them for later in life”

    This week’s headline quotes Dr. Jessica Deighton, an associate professor in child mental health and well-being at University College London, who is leading a British government trial program that will have students practice mindfulness as part of a study ...

    MFIGUEROA - 02/11/2019 - 20:40 - Professional Tools

  10. Test listing page w/ thumbnails

    Leave this field blank Beep beep I am an old mac pro Feb 2, 2018 summary goes here Comments: 0 Meow meow I am a cat Feb 2, 2018 Summary goes here Comments: 0 ...

    SBIRES - 04/16/2018 - 03:41 - Professional Tools