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  1. ALA Public Policy and Advocacy Office welcomes 2019 Google Fellow Katelyn N. Ringrose

    WASHINGTON- The American Library Association’s (ALA) Public Policy and Advocacy Office announced today that Katelyn Ringrose will serve as ALA’s 2019 Google Policy Fellow. She will spend ten weeks in Washington, D.C. exploring diverse areas of the informa ...

    SHAWNDA.KAY - 05/28/2019 - 08:53 - News and Press Center

  2. George Kendall new Booklist Editor and Publisher

    George Kendall will join Booklist on June 10th, 2019 as its new Editor and Publisher. George has more than 20 years’ experience with a variety of publishers, including an extensive background in content strategy, digital innovation, web development, and t ...

    MMACKAY - 05/22/2019 - 13:53 - News and Press Center

  3. Utah Library Association receives the 2019 Gerald Hodges Intellectual Freedom Chapter Relations Award

    The Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT) of the American Library Association (ALA) announces that the Utah Library Association is the 2019 recipient of the Gerald Hodges Intellectual Freedom Chapter Relations Award. The Utah Library Association (ULA) t ...

    KPEKOLL - 05/22/2019 - 15:04 - News and Press Center

  4. Assessment strategies in technical services

    CHICAGO — Are you spending money wisely? If you’re a technical services manager at an academic library, an administrator, or a dean, you’re tasked with proving it. Incorporate assessment and analysis work into your library’s existing workflow with the gui ...

    RCHRISTOPHER - 05/22/2019 - 10:44 - News and Press Center

  5. Bestselling Author Jason Reynolds is the Opening General Session Speaker at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition in Washington, DC

    Jason Reynolds is an American author who writes novels and poetry for young adult and middle grade audiences. Born in Washington, DC, and raised in neighboring Oxon Hill, Maryland, Reynolds found inspiration in rap and began writing poetry at nine years o ...

    DHUNTER - 05/21/2019 - 16:01 - News and Press Center

  6. LITA AvramCamp, a 2019 ALA Annual Preconference

    Chicago--  Register now for this unique and affordable LITA workshop at the upcoming ALA Annual Conference in Washington, DC.  LITA AvramCamp 2019 Friday June 21, 2019, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Washington Convention Center, Room 150A Join other women and non-bi ...

    MBEATTY3 - 05/21/2019 - 14:45 - News and Press Center

  7. The 2019 Cathleen Bourdon Award goes to Liz Bishoff

    Liz Bishoff, is the 2019 recipient of the Cathleen Bourdon Service Award, presented by the Association of Specialized, Government, and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASGCLA). Owner of Liz Bishoff Group LLC, Ms. Bishoff has been a tireless leader and suppor ...

    NMOORE - 05/21/2019 - 09:13 - News and Press Center

  8. LITA Learnings: Techniques in Managing a Library Services Platform

    Chicago-- Don't miss this new LITA webinar Techniques in Managing a Library Services Platform Thursday, May 30, 2019, Noon – 1:30 pm Central Time Presenter: Hong Ma, Head of Library Systems, Loyola University Chicago   As libraries move from legacy I ...

    MBEATTY3 - 05/20/2019 - 13:32 - News and Press Center

  9. Free webinar in June highlights voter education services in public libraries

    CHICAGO – In a time marked by uncertainty, the public library is in an extraordinary position as one of society’s most trusted institutions. Public libraries can leverage that trust to be at the forefront of voter education as we head into what will be on ...

    LDEUTSCH - 05/17/2019 - 12:15 - News and Press Center

  10. Now available: Library Card Sign-up Month artwork starring Toy Story 4 characters

    CHICAGO – As Honorary Chairs of Library Card Sign-up Month, “Toy Story 4” characters Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Bo Peep and friends are appearing in print and digital graphics to promote the value of a library card. The “Toy Story 4” crew is also being featur ...

    HCHO - 05/17/2019 - 11:03 - News and Press Center