Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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
The first ALA round table met to encourage library patron diversity, " ALA's Work with Negroes Round Table". The round table was began to examine the state of equitable access to library materials for African-Americans. The round table co ...
HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:29 - About ALA
ASCLA ICAN (InterLibrary Cooperation & Networking) Collaborative Digitization Interest Group Collaborative Digitization Group Interest Group for library cooperatives which are combinations, mergers, or contractual associations of one or more types of ...
HDAVIES - 03/14/2014 - 13:32 - Libraries Transform
Libraries and the Mobile Web The vast majority of Americans now own cell phones, and over half of them have mobile access to the Internet through a phone or other mobile device. For libraries to stay relevant, they must be able to offer content and servic ...
HDAVIES - 01/16/2013 - 14:29 - Libraries Transform
Transforming Public Library Technology Infrastructure ALA Office for Research and Statistics Focusing on the evolution and current state of public-access technologies in public libraries from the perspectives of infrastructure, services, and resources, th ...
HDAVIES - 01/16/2013 - 13:57 - Libraries Transform
Making Libraries Accessible: Adaptive Design and Assistive Technology Edited by Char Booth As a provider of public space and digital content, your library is duty-bound to promote equitable access to all users, regardless of whether they use assistive tec ...
HDAVIES - 01/16/2013 - 13:35 - Libraries Transform
Analyzing the Next-Generation Catalog--eEditions e-book Andrew Nagy Libraries have begun a transformation from physical materials to electronic media, and the so-called next-generation catalog is emerging before our eyes. This issue of Library Technology ...
HDAVIES - 01/16/2013 - 13:06 - Libraries Transform
Douglas County Libraries offers electronic petting zoo "Last month, Douglas County Libraries collaborated with our local Best Buy to offer a electronic petting zoo for patrons and staff. With a staff member on hand, Best Buy brought one of every typ ...
HDAVIES - 01/15/2013 - 08:54 - Libraries Transform
Rethinking Reference and Instruction with Tablets Rebecca K. Miller, Carolyn Meier, Heather Moorfield-Lang Tablet computer ownership on university campuses has tripled in the past year, according to a Pearson Foundation survey in March 2012. At the thresh ...
HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 15:57 - Libraries Transform
Public libraries and the Internet: A twenty-five year perspective "When I proposed in 1993 to the then National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS) a national survey of public library use and access to the Internet, there was some ...
HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 15:38 - Libraries Transform
Fab Labs at the Library Governing Pat Newcombe, Nicole Belbin 'There’s something unusual sitting in the parking lot of the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Ind. Pay a visit to the 50-foot trailer and you might be surprised with what you fin ...
HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 15:33 - Libraries Transform