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
My paean of praise for the physical library included some of the familiar lines….You go also for the people, the other readers, and the librarians. And you go for the sheer pleasure of having space and quiet to think—not to mention the pleasures of transg ...
admin - 12/11/2012 - 16:55 - American Libraries Magazine
If you think your local library shouldn’t be funded because you haven’t used it in a while, think of it this way: Would you want the government to close your local hospital because you’ve been healthy for a while? —U.K. researcher John Kirriemuir, “ Are U ...
admin - 12/11/2012 - 16:51 - American Libraries Magazine
You see, as the CEO of Hartford (Conn.) Public Library, I have one of the best jobs in America, because I am participating in creating a sustainable 21st-century urban public library, one of the last remaining truly democratic institutions in our nation. ...
admin - 12/11/2012 - 16:48 - American Libraries Magazine
Libraries are full of hints to life’s great puzzles. Avi Steinberg, author of Running the Books: The Adventures of an Accidental Prison Librarian, “Lives: A Prison-Library Reunion,” The New York Times Magazine, October 3, 2010. ...
admin - 12/11/2012 - 16:40 - American Libraries Magazine
The Supreme Court opens its new term Monday, and the justices will be quickly confronted with a potentially momentous question: Are offensive and hurtful words always protected as free speech, even when the speaker and the target are private people, not p ...
admin - 12/11/2012 - 16:36 - American Libraries Magazine
Have you been to the library lately? It’s more than just a place to grab a book—and these days, it’s more popular than ever. “ What to Love about Libraries,” Chicago Tribune, October 3, 2010, in which Jenniffer Weigel explores the offerings at the Arling ...
admin - 12/11/2012 - 16:33 - American Libraries Magazine
I’ve learned that different [interview] questions work for different jobs. The manager of my picture-framing business, for example, hires people to do ‘pick-ups’—they retrieve finished framed pictures from a room full of racks for customers. She routinely ...
admin - 12/11/2012 - 16:30 - American Libraries Magazine
In education, we would do well to appreciate what our country has built, and to try to fix what is undeniably wrong without declaring the entire system to be broken. We have a moral obligation to be precise about what the problems in American education ar ...
admin - 12/11/2012 - 16:27 - American Libraries Magazine
"For the record, we love libraries as much as the technological advances which now put libraries in your pocket. They are havens, sanctuaries, community centers and places where helpful people who are almost certainly smarter than you hang out just t ...
admin - 12/11/2012 - 16:25 - American Libraries Magazine
Many public library systems—the five biggies are Boston, New York, Chicago, Detroit and Los Angeles—have faced an ugly two years of recession-spawned budget cuts and trimmed hours. Yet political leaders who control the purse strings for the biggest cities ...
admin - 12/11/2012 - 16:21 - American Libraries Magazine