Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 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 2017-2021. Details
06/21/2016 - 13:49
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 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Read for Later- "People are coming back, and the younger they are, the more frequently they're coming back, which is interesting"
This week’s headline quotes Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s senior vice president of retail, on the company’s success with its Today at Apple programming, which offers over 50 free classes covering coding, photography, music, video editing, photo walks, and emoj ...
MFIGUEROA - 02/04/2019 - 20:52 - Professional Tools
By: Erika Lehtonen, Youth Services Librarian, Shelton Timberland Library When you work in libraries, you give so much of yourself to other people. While most of my experience has been in public libraries, I can imagine library workers from different fie ...
AHAYES - 02/01/2019 - 20:03 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: Jody Gray, Director, ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services 2019 marked the first year that three affiliates of the American Library Association (ALA) were included in the Youth Media Awards (YMA) announcements. The American Indian L ...
JGRAY - 01/30/2019 - 14:57 - 1 comment - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
This week’s headline quotes Lindon Gao, co-founder of retail technology company Caper, who says that the cashierless shopping model will be a hybrid- “Some people like the interaction. Some people don't want to deal with anyone and just get what they ...
MFIGUEROA - 01/29/2019 - 22:35 - Professional Tools
As we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States, this week’s headline quotes Dr. King from a speech delivered in 1967 at Riverside Church in New York City. While Dr. King spoke of the urgency of civil rights and social change in the 1960s, ...
MFIGUEROA - 01/21/2019 - 21:11 - 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
By: Angelica Garcia, Supervisory Librarian, Learning Resources Center, NCO Leadership Center of Excellence We all struggle with living a life of balance. With increased distractions and the roles that we all have in our lives, it is easy for an area in ...
AHAYES - 02/22/2019 - 09:16 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
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
By: Conrrado Saldivar, Adult Services Specialist at the Natrona County Library and MLIS Student at the University of Washington For many library workers in smaller communities, helping someone download an eBook while waiting in line at the grocery is norm ...
AHAYES - 02/14/2019 - 09:20 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
This week’s headline quotes Kaname Hayashi, designer and developer of the Lovot, a robot designed to hack human emotions by functioning more like a pet or buddy, like R2-D2, roaming around the house, making noises that sound like meows and chirps mixed to ...
MFIGUEROA - 12/31/2018 - 12:16 - Professional Tools