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
Electronic Resource Management: Practical Perspectives in a New Technical Services Model Anne C. Elguindi and Kari Schmidt A tremendous shift is taking place in libraries towards purchasing e-resources, with the bulk of materials spending being allocated ...
HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:03 - Libraries Transform
Using Social Media and Mobile Technology to Engage Teens (ALA TechSource Workshop) Jennifer LaGarde Today’s teenagers and college students live, work, study, and communicate in a world where social media and mobile technology are ubiquitous. Emerging rese ...
HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:25 - Libraries Transform
Information Resource Description: Creating and Managing Metadata Philip Hider This book serves as a primer on information and knowledge organization, with particular reference to metadata practices in the digital environment. Employing the unifying mecha ...
HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:23 - Libraries Transform
Web Service APIs and Libraries Jason Paul Michel This book shows how to enhance an institution's presence on the Web with tools that integrate a variety of handy, popular programs. Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are software tools that he ...
HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:11 - Libraries Transform
Digital Libraries and Information Access: Research Perspectives Edited by G.G. Chowdhury and Schubert Foo An authoritative and truly global exploration of current research in digital libraries. Internationally-renowned academics discuss what has been achi ...
HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:13 - Libraries Transform
Risk and Entrepreneurship in Libraries: Seizing Opportunities for Change Pamela Bluh, Cindy Hepfer (ALCTS) The authors represented in this book skillfully illustrate how ambitious, energetic librarians can transform their organizations, re-envision librar ...
HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:26 - Libraries Transform
The Quality Library: A Guide to Self-Improvement, Better Efficiency, and Happier Customers Sara Laughlin and Ray W. Wilson In an environment of budget cuts and freezes, libraries must keep a tight rein on costs and inefficiencies. The efficiency of system ...
HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:16 - Libraries Transform
on Serials in the Hybrid Environment Harriet Lightman and John P. Blosser (Editors) In this book, practicing serials and collections librarians representing a variety of disciplines in the sciences and social sciences as well as law and medicine, describe ...
HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:28 - Libraries Transform
Creating the Customer-Driven Academic Library Jeannette Woodward With more and more scholarly content available online and accessible almost anywhere, where does the traditional “brick and mortar” library fit in? In this book Jeannette Woodward attacks th ...
HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 12:16 - Libraries Transform
A Social Networking Primer for Librarians (THE TECH SET® #7) Cliff Landis Social networking is rapidly infiltrating the information environment, and it is essential that librarians understand how best to use these sites and tools with their work to bet ...
RGERBER - 10/12/2012 - 12:46 - Libraries Transform