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  1. One Book, Many Zombies

    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

  2. Moving Beyond Same-Old

    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

  3. Common Ground

    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

  4. Friday Night Library Lights

    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

  5. The Future of Libraries

    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

  6. Choose Privacy Week Webinar (American Libraries/OIF)

    This free 90-minute webinar will feature a panel of experts on "hot topics" in privacy today, plus practical tips and resources for developing library programming to engage the community. Brought to you by American Libraries and ALA's Offic ...

    admin - 01/07/2013 - 11:53 - Online Learning

  7. Hiring and Supervising Library Shelvers eCourse (ALA Editions eCourse)

    This Hiring and Supervising Library Shelvers eCourse from ALA Editions is a convenient way to enrich the professional development of all library staff. It offers the perfect opportunity to train new employees or brush up on and update general office skill ...

    admin - 01/07/2013 - 11:54 - Online Learning

  8. Creating Library Web Services: Mashups and APIs (LITA)

    del.icio.us subject guides, Flickr library displays, YouTube library orientation; with mashups and APIs, it's easier to bring pieces of the web together with library data. Learn what an API is and what it does, the components of web services, how to ...

    admin - 01/07/2013 - 12:04 - Online Learning

  9. Library Supervision eCourse(ALA Editions eCourse)

    This Library Supervision eCourse from ALA Editions is a convenient way to enrich the professional development of all library staff. It offers the perfect opportunity to train new employees or brush up on and update general office skills you use every day. ...

    admin - 12/10/2012 - 11:02 - Online Learning

  10. Using Web 2.0 Applications in Technical Services

    An ALCTS Webcast. This webcast builds on the lively e-forum discussion Using Web 2.0 Tools to Enhance Technical Services Work held in May 2010. The presentation will familiarize participants with blogs, wikis, tagging, RSS feeds, instant messaging, and Go ...

    admin - 01/07/2013 - 13:27 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)