Heather Pelham, Public Services Librarian, Georgetown County Library System, SC, has been selected for the 2019 Association of Specialized Government and Cooperative Library Agencies Exceptional Service Award. She was chosen for her advocacy and work re-e ...
NMOORE - 05/29/2019 - 14:45 - News and Press Center
CHICAGO — Though media literacy and information literacy are intertwined, there are important differences; and there has never been a more urgent need for an incisive examination of the crucial role librarians and other educators can play in teaching the ...
RCHRISTOPHER - 05/29/2019 - 08:52 - News and Press Center
CHICAGO – The Center for the Future of Libraries is accepting session proposals for the 2020 Symposium on the Future of Libraries (January 24- 28, 2020, in Philadelphia, Pa.). Sponsored by the Center for the Future of Libraries, the Symposium features thr ...
MFIGUEROA - 06/04/2019 - 14:05 - News and Press Center
Cheryl Malden Program Officer email@example.com CHICAGO — The Tulsa City-County Library in Tulsa, Oklahoma, has been selected to receive the 2019 Library of the Future Award, sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and Information Today Inc. pub ...
CMALDEN - 05/28/2019 - 16:31 - News and Press Center
Cheryl M Malden Program Officer firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — Dr. Mirah J. Dow, professor and director of the Ph.D. Program at Emporia State University School of Library and Information Management (SLIM), has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the America ...
CMALDEN - 05/28/2019 - 16:29 - News and Press Center
Danielle M. Ponton Program Manager for Round Tables email@example.com CHICAGO — The Library History Round Table of the American Library Association has awarded the 2018 Justin Winsor Library History Essay Award to Steven Knowlton for "A Rapidly Escalat ...
DALDERSON - 05/28/2019 - 16:28 - News and Press Center
Trish McFadden Program Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org EXTON, Pennsylvania — Gary Janetti will appear at United for Libraries’ The Laugh’s On Us sponsored by Ingram Content Group, featuring headlining standup comedian and author Paula Poundstone, from 5:30- ...
TMCFADDEN - 05/28/2019 - 15:37 - News and Press Center
ALA President Loida Garcia-Febo presents webinar: 'Libraries, Comics and Superheroes of Color: Strengthening our Reading Communities'
The Graphic Novels & Comics Round Table is happy to partner with ALA President Loida Garcia-Febo to host a free webinar on the impact of representation and reflection of communities of color in comics. Please join us on June 12 th for the "Librar ...
JCARMICHAEL - 05/28/2019 - 10:39 - News and Press Center
CHICAGO — " Anonymity,” by Alison Macrina and Talya Cooper, is the newest volume in a series from ALA’s Center for the Future of Libraries. The Library Futures Series is edited by Miguel A. Figueroa, Director of the Center for the Future of Libraries ...
RCHRISTOPHER - 05/28/2019 - 09:29 - News and Press Center
WASHINGTON- The American Library Association’s (ALA) Public Policy and Advocacy Office announced today that Katelyn Ringrose will serve as ALA’s 2019 Google Policy Fellow. She will spend ten weeks in Washington, D.C. exploring diverse areas of the informa ...
SHAWNDA.KAY - 05/28/2019 - 08:53 - News and Press Center