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
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
By Carla Davis-Castro, Research Librarian, Library of Congress When it comes to self-care, I have learned a lot from my dogs, Salsa and Tango. Our busy lives may leave us last on our priority list, but here are some things you can do for yourself in order ...
AHAYES - 03/12/2019 - 10:21 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Read for Later – “The future is a curated non-subscription e-commerce model supported by a fresh, rotating set of in-store offerings”
This week’s headline quotes Sean Butler, former senior vice president of retail at Chef’d, from his original LinkedIn post exploring the future of subscription meal kits in light of Chef’d’s decision to suspend operations (Eater “Is this the death rattle ...
MFIGUEROA - 03/04/2019 - 20:59 - Professional Tools
Read for Later- “After our robots have been in an area for a while, people get used to them. They become part of the community and residents look out for their well-being.”
This week’s headline quotes Ryan Tuohy, Starship Technologies ’ senior vice president of business development, in an optimistic and corporate-inspired perspective on how delivery robots will adapt to and become engrained in city and social infrastructure ...
MFIGUEROA - 02/25/2019 - 18:21 - Professional Tools
By Christine F. Smith, Collections Services Librarian, Concordia University With the library profession being referred to as a highly stressful job, it’s important for those who work in libraries to develop a toolkit to keep oneself healthy and happy, at ...
AHAYES - 03/22/2019 - 09:58 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: Jina DuVernay, Visiting Archivist for African American Collections, Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library I responded to a call for both mentors and mentees from the New Member Round Table program. I thought tha ...
AHAYES - 03/01/2019 - 08:53 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
This week’s headline quotes Jamie Margolin, the 17-year-old founder and executive director of Zero Hour, a group working on the March 15th international day of environmental action (BuzzFeed News “A huge climate change movement led by teenage girls is swe ...
MFIGUEROA - 02/18/2019 - 19:19 - Professional Tools
Read for Later- “It’s not just to make them feel better in the short-term, but to better equip them for later in life”
This week’s headline quotes Dr. Jessica Deighton, an associate professor in child mental health and well-being at University College London, who is leading a British government trial program that will have students practice mindfulness as part of a study ...
MFIGUEROA - 02/11/2019 - 20:40 - Professional Tools
By: Cathleen Miller, Curator, Maine Women Writers Collection, University of New England As workers, we spend our lives tending to the needs of our organizations, our patrons, and our co-workers. Whether you work in a supportive or a difficult environmen ...
AHAYES - 02/08/2019 - 09:19 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues