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  1. Grant Administration- Diversity Research Grants

    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

  2. Lemony Snicket Prize application

    The Lemony Snicket Prize is given annually to a librarian who has faced adversity with integrity and dignity intact. Personal Data Notification The ALA (American Library Association and its units) and the ALA-APA (Allied Professional Association) (collect ...

    RGERBER - 10/23/2018 - 11:07 - Professional Tools

  3. ALA TechSource Subscription

    Subscribe ALA TechSource publishes Library Technology Reports and Smart Libraries Newsletter. Library Technology Reports, published 8 times annually, offer focused coverage on products, tools, and projects. Smart Libraries Newsletter, a monthly, offers li ...

    SBIRES - 01/27/2016 - 16:27 - Professional Tools

  4. Preparation Workshop for New Racial Healing Circle Practitioners: Participants

    The following library workers and educators have been selected to participate in the Preparation Workshop for New Racial Healing Circle Practitioners, which will take place in Chicago, Illinois on March 21-22, 2019. This workshop is being offered by the A ...

    SOSTMAN - 03/26/2019 - 10:05 - Professional Tools

  5. Read for Later- “You really cannot thrive as an institution by starving the neighborhood around you and being so singularly focused on your own goals”

    This week’s headline quotes Omar Blaik, former vice president of facilities and real estate services at the University of Pennsylvania, on the rise of colleges and universities leading the revitalization of local communities through the development of bus ...

    MFIGUEROA - 11/26/2018 - 16:50 - Professional Tools

  6. For Grantees: Finding Your Voice: Speaking Truth to Power

    Created by Susana M. Morris, Associate Professor of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology, in collaboration with Angelina M. Cortes, Sno-Isle Libraries; Joslyn Bowling Dixon, Prince William Library System; and Amira S ...

    SOSTMAN - 03/18/2019 - 12:09 - Professional Tools

  7. Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial intelligence seeks to create “intelligent” machines that work and react more like humans. AI developments rely on deep learning, machine learnings, and natural language processing that help computers accomplish specific tasks by processing larg ...

    MFIGUEROA - 02/04/2019 - 20:16 - Professional Tools

  8. Honorary Membership Nomination

    Honorary Membership is considered to be ALA’s highest honor.  Honorary membership may be conferred on a living citizen of any country whose contribution to librarianship or a closely related field is so outstanding that it is of lasting importance to the ...

    RGERBER - 06/05/2018 - 16:27 - Professional Tools

  9. For Grantees: What Makes a Hero? Self, Society, and Rising to the Occasion

    Created by Maria Sachiko Cecire, Director of Experimental Humanities and Assistant Professor of Literature at Bard College, and Jennifer Mann, Teen Librarian at the Ypsilanti District Library. Grantees may log in to view their original application, comple ...

    SOSTMAN - 03/08/2019 - 11:41 - Professional Tools

  10. For Grantees: Empathy: The Cost of Switching Sides

    Created by Anna Mae Duane, Associate Professor of English at the University of Connecticut, and Allyson Dowds, Youth Technology Librarian for Teen Central at the Boston Public Library. Grantees may log in to view their original application, complete a sch ...

    SOSTMAN - 03/08/2019 - 11:35 - Professional Tools