Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications email@example.com CHICAGO – A new webinar from the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) will help school librarians create a website that is interactive and engaging to students, parents, teachers and other stakeholders in the learning community
11/18/2014 - 11:49
Anna Lam Communications Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO – The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has launched its Teen Programming HQ website. The mission of the new site is to provide a one-stop shop for library staff to find and
10/02/2015 - 15:43
Leighann Wood Membership and Awards Program Specialist email@example.com BOSTON — The annual list of Best Historical Materials was announced at the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) Book and Media Awards Ceremony at the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting in Boston on Sunday.
01/10/2016 - 17:43
Delin Guerra Program Officer firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — The ALA International Relations Committee (IRC) is seeking nominations to section standing committees of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). The selected representatives will serve 2017-2021. Details
06/21/2016 - 13:49
Delin Guerra Program Officer email@example.com CHICAGO — The ALA International Relations Committee (IRC) is seeking nominations to section standing committees of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). The selected representatives will serve 2019-2023. Details
07/17/2018 - 15:56
Dan Freeman CHICAGO- ALA Editions announces a new facilitated eCourse, Social Media Basics: Engaging Your Library Users. Paul Signorelli, former director of staff training and volunteer services for the San Francisco Public Library system, will lead this four-week course, which begins on May 21,
12/27/2012 - 13:27
Leonard Kniffel CHICAGO- Recently dubbed a spokeswoman for the simplicity movement by the New York Times, author and "Simple Living " television host Wanda Urbanska is the latest writer to sign on as a regular contributor to the American Library Association’s @ your library public
12/27/2012 - 13:45
Tips to green your routine, behind the scenes drama at Stephen Spielberg’s DreamWorks studio, I Love My Librarian Award featured on @ your library website
Mark Gould CHICAGO- An article by Rebecca Walden on realistic and surprisingly simple tips you can use to live sustainably and a story about the innovative new Richmond Grows Seed Lending Library, which opened recently at the Richmond (Calif.) Public Library, are featured on www.atyourlibrary.org
12/27/2012 - 13:45
Dan Freeman Editor firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO- By popular demand, ALA Editions announces a session of our facilitated eCourse, Social Media Basics: Engaging Your Library Users. Paul Signorelli, former director of staff training and volunteer services for the San Francisco Public Library system, will
05/12/2013 - 14:27
Dan Rude Membership/Marketing Specialist email@example.com CHICAGO- On May 1, 2013, the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) announced the launch of the Everyday Advocacy website. This member-driven site is a librarian’s companion for simple, effective ways to learn, share and make a
05/13/2013 - 17:00
One hour a day makes a difference Courtney L. Young The first few months of my tenure as president of ALA have been amazingly full and rewarding. At once exhilarating, educational, and sometimes exhausting, this time has reinforced one of my own longest a ...
LBORMAN - 09/12/2014 - 14:53 - American Libraries Magazine
By Karen Muller For 75 years, since ALA Council first adopted the Library Bill of Rights in 1939, challenging censorship has been a core tenet of librarianship. The essays in the 2014 edition of Banned Books: Challenging our Freedom to Read, by Robert P. ...
PMOREHART - 09/15/2014 - 12:42 - American Libraries Magazine
A dozen things no one tells you about library building projects By Tim Schlak In August 2013, Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa, completed a large building project: a $14 million, 58,000-square-foot learning commons. I was library director at the ...
PMOREHART - 09/10/2014 - 17:26 - American Libraries Magazine
Greg Landgraf The idea of an all-nighter might not hold much appeal past a certain age. Many librarians, however, are using all-nighters to build an enthusiastic audience of student users through the Long Night Against Procrastination. One student at Croz ...
LBORMAN - 09/09/2014 - 16:30 - American Libraries Magazine
By Phil Morehart Welcome to the 2014 Library Design Showcase, our annual celebration of new and newly renovated libraries. These libraries are shining examples of innovative architecture that address user needs in unique, interesting, and effective ways. ...
PMOREHART - 09/03/2014 - 15:13 - American Libraries Magazine
An emerging paradigm for recruitment and retention By Alexia Hudson-Ward Workplace diversity management in our field has primarily focused on increasing the number of underrepresented populations among our ranks. Yet, an emerging paradigm shift that eleva ...
bgoldberg - 08/18/2014 - 16:14 - American Libraries Magazine
By Phil Morehart After more than a year of development and research, the ReadersFirst Guide to Library Ebook Vendors (PDF file), which compiles information on ebook vendors and their products and then rates them on ease of use and efficiency, is available ...
PMOREHART - 08/13/2014 - 14:57 - American Libraries Magazine
Libraries from Cleveland to Seattle have adopted special bike programs to carry books and services around town with old-fashioned pedal power By Chris Francis In Cleveland Heights, Ohio, where winter temperatures reached a record low of –11°F the first we ...
ssinharoy - 08/13/2014 - 11:13 - American Libraries Magazine
In Iran, whoever goes to jail because of what they write is a hero in the eyes of the people,” author Azar Nafisi says. Through her 2003 memoir Reading Lolita in Tehran, which spent 117 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, and Things I’ve Been Si ...
bgoldberg - 08/13/2014 - 10:47 - American Libraries Magazine
Multiple platforms in the ALA exhibit hall by Marshall Breeding The exhibit hall at the ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas provided both a respite from the weather and a chance to learn about the latest developments in library technology. As the world’s l ...
geberhart - 08/07/2014 - 09:04 - American Libraries Magazine