An annual award that honors an individual who demonstrates leadership qualities in anticipating emerging trends in services, products and technologies that will enhance the library’s position in its community. Personal Data Notification The ALA (American ...
RGERBER - 11/30/2018 - 09:07 - 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
This annual grant is for actual reimbursed expenses, and is designed to allow librarians to attend the ALA's Annual Conference. ...
RGERBER - 06/17/2019 - 14:02 - Professional Tools
This annual grant is for actual reimbursed expenses, and is designed to allow librarians to attend the ALA's Midwinter Meeting. Personal Data Notification The ALA (American Library Association and its units) and the ALA-APA (Allied Professional Assoc ...
CMALDEN - 06/04/2019 - 09:59 - Professional Tools
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
ALA's Great Stories Club has been made possible by the generous support of the following organizations. ...
SOSTMAN - 03/08/2019 - 12:43 - Professional Tools
ALA is grateful to the librarians, humanities scholars, authors, racial healing practitioners and others who have served as trusted advisors to the Great Stories Club program. MK Asante is a best-selling author, award-winning filmmaker, rapper and profes ...
SOSTMAN - 03/08/2019 - 12:39 - Professional Tools
This week’s headline quotes Aytan Litwin, founder and chief executive officer of White Space, a company that manages the manufacturing of custom interiors for hospitality and commercial spaces, on the rise of hotel lobbies and common spaces designed as a ...
MFIGUEROA - 12/26/2018 - 19:36 - Professional Tools
All the documents and forms you will need to administer your Diversity Research Grant award are accessible below. You are also welcome to correspond directly with your assigned Advisor from the Advisory Committee or to reach staff by emailing diversity@al ...
WPRELLWITZ - 07/18/2017 - 16:24 - Professional Tools
Read for Later- “As the pervasiveness, complexity, and scale of these systems grow, the lack of meaningful accountability and oversight is an increasingly urgent concern.”
This week’s headline quotes the AI Now Institute’s new report exploring how artificial intelligence-based tools are being deployed with little regard for potential ill effects in places where they can deeply affect thousands or millions of people (TechCru ...
MFIGUEROA - 12/17/2018 - 23:20 - Professional Tools