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
Read for Later – “It takes more than rhetorical commitments, no matter how well-intended or passionately made.”
This week’s headline quotes the new “ Field Guide for Urban University-Community Partnerships ” from the University of Virginia’s Thriving Cities Lab, pushing colleges and universities to actively engage with community members in the leadership and govern ...
MFIGUEROA - 04/02/2019 - 01:09 - Professional Tools
Read for Later- “You can’t out-Amazon Amazon…What we have to do is marry digital tools with our store experience.”
This week’s headline quotes Helena Foulkes, the chief executive of Hudson’s Bay, which owns retailers Saks and Lord & Taylor, speaking at An Evening With Code Commerce during the Shoptalk conference in Las Vegas. Foulkes and other retail leaders expec ...
MFIGUEROA - 07/10/2019 - 13:49 - Professional Tools
By: Heidi Rabinowitz, Past President of the Association of Jewish Libraries History was made this year when the ALA Youth Media Awards press conference kicked off by naming the winners of the Sydney Taylor Book Award. Who’s Sydney Taylor and what IS thi ...
AHAYES - 03/29/2019 - 20:01 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
This week’s headline quotes Milton Pedraza, the chief executive of the Luxury Institute consulting firm, with his advice to companies on how the wealthiest want to live and spend. The Institute’s research points to a shift in spending toward experiences l ...
MFIGUEROA - 03/25/2019 - 20:07 - Professional Tools
Twanna Hodge is a 2013 Spectrum Scholar currently working at SUNY Upstate Health Sciences Library as an Academic/Research Librarian. Twanna graduated with her MLIS from the University of Washington in 2015. She earned her Bachelors in Humanities with mino ...
BJARNAGIN - 03/26/2019 - 10:51 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: Mary Hubbard, Assistant Director, Peterborough Town Library Talking about race respectfully and effectively is a daunting prospect. Last summer at the Peterborough Town Library in Peterborough, New Hampshire, I had the opportunity to create a program ...
AHAYES - 04/26/2019 - 09:09 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By Twanna K. Hodge, Academic/Research Librarian, SUNY Upstate Health Sciences Library As part of the Diversity Research Grants Program sponsored by ODLOS, we've started a monthly spotlight on research advancing issues of equity, diversity, and inclus ...
WPRELLWITZ - 03/13/2019 - 13:22 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
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
The Spectrum Advisory Committee gathered questions from the greater Spectrum Scholar community and chose three questions to pose to the candidates for the 2020-2021 ALA Presidency, Julius Jefferson, Jr. and Lance Werner. The 2019 ALA Elections open March ...
BJARNAGIN - 03/11/2019 - 11:33 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
The Spectrum Advisory Committee has compiled this list of Spectrum Scholars standing for office in the 2019 ALA Elections. We encourage you to support the mission of the Spectrum Scholarship Program by supporting these leaders! If you're a Scholar s ...
WPRELLWITZ - 03/11/2019 - 15:32 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues