Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications email@example.com CHICAGO – David Loertscher, innovative educational researcher and learning commons revolutionary, will exemplify the anywhere, anytime learning concept by facilitating an online working session during the American Association of School
09/16/2014 - 13:56
Anna Lam Communications Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO – The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has launched its 2015 Teen Read Week website, www.ala.org/teenread. Teen Read Week is an opportunity for libraries to showcase to
04/15/2015 - 12:38
Anna Lam Communications Specialist email@example.com CHICAGO – The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA) has named Jessica Snow, teen services team leader at Central of the Boston (Massachusetts) Public Library as the member manager of its
08/25/2015 - 11:29
Leighann Wood Membership and Awards Program Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org BOSTON —The annual Best Free Reference Websites list was announced at the Reference and User Services Association’s (RUSA) Book and Media Awards Ceremony at the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting in Boston on Sunday
01/10/2016 - 17:49
Fred Reuland Continuing Education Program Officer email@example.com CHICAGO — Do you sometimes feel like you’ve been left behind in a world driven by ever-increasing amounts of data? The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) and the LLAMA Assessment Section will present “What’s Your
09/16/2016 - 16:18
Delin Guerra Program Officer firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — After a sold-out success last year, the American Library Association (ALA) is again providing an opportunity for members and others to be part of a Tour to Cuba during the Havana Book Fair, Feb. 10-17, 2017. In addition to the Havana Book Fair
09/20/2016 - 14:47
Fred Reuland LLAMA Program Officer, Continuing Education email@example.com Most people tend to think of speaking and writing when they hear the term communication skills. However, those are only two of the skills librarians need to effectively communicate with their users, colleagues, and
02/28/2017 - 16:27
Delin Guerra Program Officer firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — Join the American Library Association (ALA) on another seven-day tour to Cuba, March 3-10, 2018. Last year’s sold-out tour was a success! We’re expecting an even more rewarding tour this year. The tour includes visits to UNESCO historical sites
09/05/2017 - 16:09
Macey Morales Deputy Director email@example.com CHICAGO — American Library Association (ALA) President Loida Garcia-Febo and members of the ALA Workplace Wellness Advisory Committee announce the relaunch of ALA-Allied Professional Association’s (ALA-APA) Workplace Wellness website. The site now
07/09/2018 - 10:33
Mary Mackay Director, Marketing firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — Attendees can keep track of everything while on the go at the 2012 ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim. The new mobile app for the Conference Scheduler puts all the information people need right at their fingertips, including their existing
12/28/2012 - 09:39
Managing Electronic Resources: A LITA Guide Edited by Ryan O. Weir Electronic resource management encompasses much more than turning on and off resources and tracking usage. This guide provides advice on the tools and best practices to help you tac ...
RGERBER - 12/03/2012 - 15:42 - Libraries Transform
R. Anthony Reese – “The First Sale Doctrine in the Era of Digital Networks” This paper by a law professor from the University of California begins with the origins of copyright law's first-sale doctrine which stems from a 1908 Supreme Court case that ...
HDAVIES - 10/12/2012 - 13:04 - Libraries Transform
E-Books and Libraries: What’s Next? (PLA On-Demand Webinar) Jamie LaRue Douglas County (Colo.) Libraries director, Jamie LaRue is not content to wait for a resolution to the public library e-book borrowing/lending model to appear, and instead has been for ...
RGERBER - 11/30/2012 - 12:53 - Libraries Transform
Publishers Weekly: “E-Books Rock,” by Daisy Maryles For the first time in PW 's 100+ years of annual features on bestsellers, the magazine collected statistics on e-book sales. This first report was spotty, since many publishers declined to share th ...
HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 15:04 - Libraries Transform
Wall Street Journal – “ E-Book Lending Takes Off: New Online Clubs That Let Readers Share Have Drawbacks but Worry Publishers” and The Globe and Mail – “ The Rise of the E-Book Lending Model” The Kindle Lending Club was begun by a business consultant, ...
HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 14:53 - Libraries Transform
Digital Copyright Protection: Issues in the Digital Library Environment S.G. Hombal, K.N. Prasad Today, these institutions [libraries, museums, etc.] are crippled by a parallel harmonization of limitations and exceptions thrust upon them by technology ( ...
HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 15:14 - Libraries Transform
Adobe Digital Editions Supported Devices. A list of of devices that support Adobe PDF and EPUB content. ...
HDAVIES - 10/08/2012 - 15:51 - Libraries Transform
Libraries, patrons, and e-books Kathryn Zickuhr, Lee Rainie, Kristen Purcell, Mary Madden and Joanna Brenner 12% of readers of e-books borrowed an e-book from the library in the past year. But a majority of Americans do not know that this service is provi ...
HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 15:22 - Libraries Transform
"24Symbols promises Netflix-like subscription library access,"- TeleRead On Booksprung, Chris Walters reports that a Spanish company named Bestsharer is testing 24symbols, a service akin to Spotify or Netflix for e-books, with an eye toward a ...
HDAVIES - 10/08/2012 - 15:46 - Libraries Transform
Verso – “2010 Survey of Book-Buying Behavior: Presented at Digital Book World, January 26, 2011” Some of the findings: 90% of e-reader owners will continue to buy print books; e-reader owners buy about the same number of print and digital books; predict ...
HDAVIES - 10/08/2012 - 15:38 - Libraries Transform