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  1. 2013

    AASL joined others as a core partner to present the first Digital Learning Day on February 6, 2013. The event celebrates innovative teaching practices that make learning more personalized and engaging and encourage exploration of how digital learning can ...

    HDAVIES - 03/08/2013 - 14:54 - About ALA

  2. 2008

    ALA's National Gaming Day, first celebrated in 2008, focuses on the social and recreational side of gaming. Gaming at the library encourages patrons of all ages to interact with diverse peers, share their expertise and develop new strategies for gami ...

    HDAVIES - 03/08/2013 - 14:18 - About ALA

  3. 1995

    Children's Day/Book Day, also known as El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Día), is a celebration of children, families, and reading and held annually on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of advocating literacy for every child ...

    HDAVIES - 03/08/2013 - 11:06 - About ALA

  4. 1890

    The first children’s room in a library is established. The public Library of Brookline (Mass.) set aside an unused room in its basement for a children's reading-room. "One of its most momentous legacies is the establishment of a separate reading ...

    HDAVIES - 03/11/2013 - 09:30 - About ALA

  5. 2006

    ALA began to annually select a class of Emerging Leaders. "The American Library Association (ALA) Emerging Leaders (EL) program is a leadership development program which enables newer library workers from across the country to participate in problem- ...

    HDAVIES - 02/27/2013 - 15:49 - About ALA

  6. 1962

    ALA organizes "Library-21" a futuristic exhibit, at the Seattle World's Fair. "The Library 21 exhibit, designed primarily to envision the role of technology in libraries of the future, featured a state-of the-art Sperry-Rand UNIVAC Sol ...

    HDAVIES - 02/27/2013 - 10:15 - About ALA

  7. Business Models

    Examples of business models for working with and setting up library Ebook and Digital Content distribution. Publisher Models Case Studies of Current, Suggested, and Emerging Models EBook lending clubs Publisher Models With eBook Sales Flat, Is it Time to ...

    HDAVIES - 08/01/2014 - 16:22 - Libraries Transform

  8. Data about Digital Content Users

    Reports on who uses Digital Content and Ebooks, and how they are used. E-Reading Rises as Device Ownership Jumps, Pew Research (January 2014). The proportion of Americans who read e-books is growing, but few have completely replaced print books for electr ...

    HDAVIES - 08/01/2014 - 16:18 - Libraries Transform

  9. Issues & Where to Start

    In the News Future Outlook Ebook FAQ's Frequently Asked E-book Questions by Public Librarians. Prepared by the OITP E-book Task Force, June 2011. In the News (See also the ALA Library Delicious page on ebooks and e-readers) What’s Next for E-books in ...

    HDAVIES - 08/01/2014 - 16:24 - Libraries Transform

  10. Data & Research

    A selection of books and other research concerning Ebooks and Digital Content in libraries.   Ebook Studies Circulation/Usage Data Library Purchasing Power Library Marketing Power Library as Publisher/Repository Collection Development   Ebook Studies 2014 ...

    HDAVIES - 08/01/2014 - 13:31 - Libraries Transform