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.
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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
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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
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Libraries, patrons, and e-books Kathryn Zickuhr, Lee Rainie, Kristen Purcell, Mary Madden and Joanna Brenner 12% of readers of e-books borrowed an e-book from the library in the past year. But a majority of Americans do not know that this service is provi ...
HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 15:22 - Libraries Transform
Verso – “2010 Survey of Book-Buying Behavior: Presented at Digital Book World, January 26, 2011” Some of the findings: 90% of e-reader owners will continue to buy print books; e-reader owners buy about the same number of print and digital books; predict ...
HDAVIES - 10/08/2012 - 15:38 - Libraries Transform
Challenges to E-Reader Adoption in Academic Libraries Wexelbaum, Rachel S. and Miltenoff, Plamen. Library Faculty Publications. Paper 20. http://repository.stcloudstate.edu/lrs_facpubs/20 Individual ownership of handheld e-readers is increasing exponenti ...
HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 14:43 - Libraries Transform
Adoption of E-Book Readers among College Students: A Survey Nancy M. Foasberg To learn whether e-book readers have become widely popular among college students, this study surveys students at one large, urban, four-year public college. The survey asked wh ...
HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 14:36 - Libraries Transform
Digitization and Democracy: The Conflict Between the Amazon Kindle License Agreement and the Role of Libraries in a Free Society The article makes a compelling argument on behalf of libraries for changing the current Copyright Law. ...
HDAVIES - 10/08/2012 - 15:29 - Libraries Transform
An evaluation of second-generation ebook readers Gibson, Chris & Gibb, Forbes. Electronic Library; 2011, Vol.29 Issue 3, p303-319. DOI: 10.1108/02640471111141061 Database: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text Purpo ...
HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 14:03 - Libraries Transform
Integrating Ebooks Kelley, Michael. Library Journal; 4/15/2012, Vol. 137 Issue 7, p46-47. The article discusses developments in the software that supports library ebook lending. It notes librarians are seeking programs that keep users within a library ...
HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 13:33 - Libraries Transform
An Ebook Primer Polanka, Sue. Library Journal; 4/15/2012, Vol. 137 Issue 7, p42-44. Database: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text The article outlines how libraries can bring ebooks into their collections. It discu ...
HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 11:42 - Libraries Transform
Will Books Be Different? Guthrie, Kevin M. Journal of Library Administration; Jul2012, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p353-369. DOI:10.1080/01930826.2012.700805 Database: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text With all the attention on ...
HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 11:12 - Libraries Transform
Ebook collection analysis: subject and publisher trends Tucker, James Cory. Collection Building; 2012, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p40-47. DOI: 10.1108/01604951211229836 Database: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text Purpose – Thi ...
HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 11:05 - Libraries Transform