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
Reflecting on a year of work and inspiration By Barbara K. Stripling A career in librarianship constantly challenges us to reimagine our roles and revitalize our knowledge to meet the evolving nature of the information environment and the changing needs o ...
LBORMAN - 06/02/2014 - 13:59 - American Libraries Magazine
By Laurie D. Borman June means the ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition, and this year we’re going to Las Vegas. The conference program is packed with speakers and programs, so flip to our preview to get the latest information on what’s happening. While y ...
LBORMAN - 06/02/2014 - 12:38 - American Libraries Magazine
Where to eat on and off the Strip Laura Daily Buffets, 99-cent shrimp cocktails, and cigarette smoke-choked “gourmet rooms” once defined the Vegas culinary scene. The goal: Feed gamblers quickly so they can get back to the slot machines and roulette wheel ...
PMOREHART - 06/02/2014 - 12:47 - American Libraries Magazine
Preview what Las Vegas offers attendees in 2014 By Mariam Pera It’s been more than 40 years since ALA held its annual conference in Vegas, and many things have changed since then. But the 2014 ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition, June 26–July 1, still br ...
MPERA - 05/29/2014 - 12:44 - American Libraries Magazine
Two takes on how massive open online courses (MOOCs) may affect librarians and library services By Paul Signorelli and Amanda Hovious Point Paul Signorelli, Learning advocate and consultant, active MOOC participant Are MOOCs here to stay? Why? MOOCs do ap ...
MPERA - 05/29/2014 - 15:03 - American Libraries Magazine
Tips for effective instruction with screencasting By Meredith Farkas Five years ago, I wrote about the value of screencasting software—software that films the action on your computer’s desktop—to create instructional videos on how to use the library and i ...
bgoldberg - 05/27/2014 - 16:17 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine
By Mariam Pera Miss California USA recently visited her local library. In preparation for the 2014 Miss USA pageant on June 8, Cassandra Kunze needed to renew her passport, and she did so at the passport office at the Civic Center branch of the Chula Vist ...
MPERA - 05/28/2014 - 14:13 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine
Weeding and acquisition made easier By Abby Preschel Kalan After years of practicing adult collection development skills in a medium-sized suburban public library, I have discovered that specific “shortcut” rules have become second nature to me. I present ...
bgoldberg - 05/29/2014 - 15:07 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine
Experts recommend new strategies for reaching out to Latino patrons, and two public libraries prove these techniques work By Ellyn Ruhlmann Gloria Velez waited 13 years to immigrate to America from war-torn Colombia, where one-third of all residents live ...
ssinharoy - 05/29/2014 - 15:07 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine
By Karen Muller Anyone who has worked in nonprofit management for any length of time and participated in planning meetings has heard the exhortation, “We should be managed more like a business!” The following selections offer guidance to libraries who wan ...
PMOREHART - 05/20/2014 - 17:20 - American Libraries Magazine