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  1. A Conversation about Library Safety and Well-being

    During the ALA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., members of ALA President, Loida Garcia-Febo’s working group on Library Safety and Well-Being along with the APA Committee on the Status of Library Workers will facilitate a candid discussion on library ...

    BCALVIN - 06/18/2019 - 12:33 - News and Press Center

  2. 2019 ACRL Academic Library Impact Research Grant recipients

    CHICAGO- The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is pleased to announce the recipients of its Academic Library Impact Research Grants in 2019. These grants of up to $3,000 each support new research on library contributions to student lear ...

    DFREE - 06/18/2019 - 11:18 - News and Press Center

  3. Escobar awarded YALSA’s Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award

    CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has selected Kristie Escobar, a third-year doctoral student at the Florida State University's School of Information (iSchool), as the recipient of its new Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship ...

    ALAM - 06/18/2019 - 09:42 - News and Press Center

  4. Wyoming (Ohio) Middle School wins ALA’s 2019 Jaffarian Award for poverty and philanthropy program

    The American Library Association (ALA) has awarded its 2019 Sara Jaffarian School Library Program Award to Wyoming (Ohio) Middle School for their Poverty and Philanthropy class.  The $5,000 Jaffarian Award, supported by the Cultural Communities Fund, reco ...

    SOSTMAN - 06/19/2019 - 11:33 - News and Press Center

  5. E-book collections and professional development examined in School Library Research

    CHICAGO – New research published in the American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) peer-reviewed online journal, School Library Research (SLR), examines high school e-book collections and structured professional development for in-service school li ...

    JHABLEY - 06/17/2019 - 13:00 - News and Press Center

  6. Public and academic libraries invited to join ‘Americans and the Holocaust’ traveling exhibition tour

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) and the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office invite libraries to apply to host Americans and the Holocaust, a traveling exhibition that examines the motives, pressures and fears that ...

    SOSTMAN - 06/17/2019 - 12:39 - News and Press Center

  7. Explore PBS documentary 'American Creed' with the filmmaker and get a free DVD at 2019 ALA Annual Conference

    What does it mean to be American? What holds us together in turbulent times? In the PBS documentary American Creed, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David M. Kennedy come together from different points of vie ...

    SOSTMAN - 06/17/2019 - 18:54 - News and Press Center

  8. New Scholars Program Kicks-off with the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the ALA Scholarship Program

    During the ALA 2019 Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. we are rolling out a new ALA Scholars Program. Recipients of the ALA 2018 scholarships will be brought to the Annual Conference and given opportunities to learn about ALA governance while meeting s ...

    BCALVIN - 06/14/2019 - 09:50 - News and Press Center

  9. PLA Inclusive Internship Initiative kicks off for summer 2019

    CHICAGO-- This week, the Public Library Association (PLA) commenced its  Inclusive Internship Initiative (III) activities for summer 2019. Through III, PLA sponsors paid, mentored summer internships at public libraries for high school juniors and seniors. ...

    LDEUTSCH - 06/14/2019 - 10:38 - News and Press Center

  10. LITA @ ALA Annual 2019 – Top Technology Trends

    Chicago-- If you’re going to ALA Annual in Washington, DC, don’t miss the latest Top Tech Trends panel. LITA Top Technology Trends Sunday, June 23, 2019, 1:00 – 2:30 PM Location: Washington Convention Center, 146A LITA’s premier program on trends and adva ...

    MBEATTY3 - 06/13/2019 - 14:03 - News and Press Center