Kristin Lahurd Literacy Officer email@example.com CHICAGO – ALA’s Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services and ProLiteracy have joined efforts to further the initiatives outlined in the Adult Literacy through Libraries National Library Literacy Action Agenda. With a grant from the
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ALA and ProLiteracy seek pilot sites for adult literacy library initiative – deadline extended to July 12
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CHICAGO- ALA TechSource announces a new workshop: Drupal Basics: What Drupal Can Do for Your Library. This 90-minute workshop will take place at 2:30 p.m. Eastern/1:30 p.m. Central/12:30 p.m. Mountain/11:30 a.m. Pacific on Wednesday, May 30, 2012. Over the past few years, the popularity of Drupal
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CHICAGO – Registration is now open for the American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) Fall Forum. “Transliteracy and the School Library Program” will be held Oct. 12- 13, 2012, in Greenville, S.C. New this year, those unable to join AASL in South Carolina can attend the Fall Forum at a
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Melissa Prentice CHICAGO- LITA is pleased to offer two full-day workshops, to be held Friday, Jan. 20, 2012 as part of the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Dallas. Mark Phillips of University of North Texas Libraries is presenting Digital Curation at the Command Line. Curation of digital content for long
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Melissa Prentice CHICAGO — A new regional institute: "Writing for the Web," presented by Brenda Reeb of the University of Rochester, is now available, according to the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA). This full-day workshop presents best practices for writing for the
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Jillian Kalonick Markting/Public Relations Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org PHILADELPHIA — United for Libraries, in partnership with the Suffolk County Library Association, Suffolk School Library Media Association, Lambda Literary Foundation and Empire State Center for the Book, designated the Walt
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email@example.com Program officer, continuing education firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — For many academic institutions that do full-day, on-site interviews of librarian candidates, the interview process is a grueling one that is intended to identify and weed out less desirable candidates. But this can
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Daniel Freeman Director email@example.com CHICAGO — ALA eLearning Solutions and American Libraries are adding some exciting updates to the popular monthly webcast American Libraries Live. AL Live has been helping to keep the library community up on the latest trends and discussions in our
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CHICAGO – At the American Library Association’s (ALA) 2011 Annual Conference in New Orleans, the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) announced the 2011 Top 25 Websites for Teaching and Learning. In its third year, the list of websites honors the top 25 Internet sites for enhancing
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By Karen Muller Building the collection is a core activity in any library. A school library collection is built to support the curriculum and provide for voluntary reading; an academic library collection is developed for current and future student and fac ...
PMOREHART - 07/25/2014 - 12:28 - American Libraries Magazine
What librarians need to know about tablets and mobile apps An excerpt from American Libraries Live In November 2013, American Libraries Live hosted one of its most popular panel discussions, on tablets and mobile applications. The online show—archived at ...
ssinharoy - 07/22/2014 - 09:26 - American Libraries Magazine
Inverse proportions: The quantity vs. quality conundrum by Eddie Woodward Many libraries are eagerly digitizing their materials and making them accessible online. This enthusiasm often stems from patrons, who are excited to make use of the resources on th ...
geberhart - 07/21/2014 - 15:24 - 4 comments - American Libraries Magazine
How library service is burgeoning in the oil-rich nation By Leonard Kniffel There is money in Azerbaijan and plenty of it. Petroleum wealth mostly. Two-thirds of the country is rich in oil and natural gas, and Western companies are tapping oil fields in t ...
bgoldberg - 07/21/2014 - 14:33 - American Libraries Magazine
A question of scarcity and control by Joseph Sanchez Three pressing questions about e-content face the profession: How much content will be exclusively available electronically, how quickly is that developing, and—especially for public librarians—how will ...
geberhart - 07/14/2014 - 13:42 - American Libraries Magazine
Propaganda from all sides coexists in select academic collections By Maria R. Traska Bring up the subject of extremist literature and hate propaganda, and the first mental image most people are likely to have is of waves of protesters, livid Holocaust den ...
bgoldberg - 07/14/2014 - 12:21 - American Libraries Magazine
By Beverly Goldberg Kindergartners get a Sneetches storytime at Fullerton College Library from Acquisitions Librarian Monique Delatte Starkey (left) and Library Assistant Betsy Murray. The children were among 1,800 who came to the campus’s 19th annual Ki ...
bgoldberg - 07/11/2014 - 12:55 - American Libraries Magazine
Usability testing to create better user experiences By Meredith Farkas Whatever issues I may have had with an unnamed discovery tool as a librarian, I always believed that it was an easier tool for students to use than our OPAC. And then I met Steve (not ...
bgoldberg - 07/07/2014 - 16:24 - American Libraries Magazine
Overcoming workplace status quo By Katherine Farmer An excerpt from Making the Most of Your Library Career, edited by Lois Stickell and Bridgette Sanders (ALA Editions, 2014). Making your mark Many thoughts percolated in my brain the day I started a ne ...
CFRANCIS - 07/07/2014 - 16:04 - American Libraries Magazine
Opportunities abound for libraries to connect with communities By Peter Brantley For ebooks, it seems, if all is not well, then it is better than it might have been. For the past few years, ebooks have taken an increasingly larger share of the book market ...
MPERA - 06/24/2014 - 08:25 - American Libraries Magazine