ALA and ProLiteracy seek pilot sites for adult literacy library initiative – deadline extended to July 12
Kristin Lahurd Literacy Officer firstname.lastname@example.org 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
07/07/2015 - 16:37
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
12/27/2012 - 13:27
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
12/27/2012 - 13:27
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
12/27/2012 - 13:32
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
12/27/2012 - 13:45
Jillian Kalonick Markting/Public Relations Specialist email@example.com 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
09/16/2014 - 11:49
firstname.lastname@example.org Program officer, continuing education email@example.com 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
10/24/2014 - 16:21
Daniel Freeman Director firstname.lastname@example.org 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
09/14/2016 - 14:21
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
12/27/2012 - 13:41
Marc Chagall’s America Windows, family literacy program, New York Comic Con, new blog post from Likely Stories featured on @ your library.org website
Mark Gould CHICAGO —The reinstallation of Marc Chagall’s magnificent America Windows at the Art Institute of Chicago, a national family literacy program that reaches out to low income families, the New York Comic Con Convention and a post from the Likely Stories blog are featured at www
12/27/2012 - 13:42
Loan Agreements for Exhibits Materials: The Basics An ALCTS Virtual Preconference Follow the conversation on Twitter: #ac13_loans Increasingly, libraries are loaning collection materials to other institutions for exhibit, Unlike museums, libraries are oft ...
CMCCONNELL - 10/28/2014 - 11:47 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)
Missspelings, extra spaces, random; punctuation/ and wEird capitalizaTion: Are any of these issues with your metadata? Open Refine (formerly Google Refine) is a powerful tool that can solve all of these problems with a single click. Even more amazing, Ope ...
CMCCONNELL - 03/10/2014 - 11:43 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)
Teens are one of the toughest populations to reach, and older teens present their own special challenges. How do we reach out to young adults that think they’ve done it all, seen it all, and know it all? We librarians have a unique and amazing opportunit ...
NMUNGUIA - 06/28/2013 - 17:03 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)
This e-forum focused on creating MARC records for e-books using standards such as AACR2, Provider-Neutral Guidelines, and RDA, as well as issues related to managing those records. Topics included the appropriate application of standards, specific MARC fie ...
CMCCONNELL - 02/14/2014 - 10:39 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)
How do you let go of digital data when every word of every book might be the one piece of evidence you need to make a dictionary entry complete? What does it mean for transformative uses like lexicography when there are so many different digital storehous ...
Anonymous - 05/30/2013 - 13:51 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)
Does “when worlds collide” describe how you feel about your life? Are you desperately seeking a personal life without losing your job? Then you may be experiencing a need for work/life balance. During this two-day e-forum on work/life balance, participant ...
CMCCONNELL - 02/14/2014 - 09:34 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)
September 14–15, 2010 Presented by Mary Beth Weber and Christopher Cronin Released in June 2010, Resource Description and Access (RDA) is the intended successor to the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (AACR2). While RDA is not being immediately adopted in ...
CMCCONNELL - 04/23/2013 - 16:22 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)
Catalogers and technical services departments are now fully immersed in training for Resource Description and Access. While some libraries may have resources to bring in external trainers, many organizations are taking on the training challenge in-house. ...
CMCCONNELL - 04/25/2013 - 12:48 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)
Social media has proven itself as a powerful tool for connecting with your library patrons and building a sense of community. But what if you're not able to use it to promote your library? Maybe your supervisor isn't a fan of Twitter, or the lib ...
NMUNGUIA - 06/04/2013 - 10:04 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)
Elliott Shore is a nationally-recognized figure with many years of experience as a library administrator, author, and speaker. He will discuss change management with a focus on leadership and communication. Participants will learn: How to identify types ...
FREULAND - 07/24/2013 - 15:31 - Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA)