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
User perceptions of ebooks versus print books for class reserves in an academic library Rojeski, Mara. Reference Services Review 2012, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p228-241. DOI: 10.1108/00907321211228291 Database: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstra ...
HDAVIES - 10/08/2012 - 15:21 - Libraries Transform
Give ’Em What They Want: A One-Year Study of Unmediated Patron-Driven Acquisition of e-Books Karen S. Fischer, Michael Wright, Kathleen Clatanoff, Hope Barton, and Edward Shreeves In September 2009, the University of Iowa Libraries embarked on an experime ...
HDAVIES - 10/08/2012 - 15:25 - Libraries Transform
History of the Ebook: The Changing Face of Books Laura Manley & Robert P. Holley. Technical Services Quarterly. Volume 29, Issue 4, 2012 DOI:10.1080/07317131.2012.705731 The history of the ebook and e-readers began before World War II with Vannevar Bu ...
HDAVIES - 09/26/2012 - 09:35 - Libraries Transform
Boomers and Beyond: Reconsidering the Role of Libraries Edited by Pauline Rothstein and Diantha Dow Schull A roadmap to the trends and perspectives on the library’s role in meeting the needs of our aging population, this book offers Proactive ideas that s ...
HDAVIES - 11/05/2012 - 16:22 - Libraries Transform
R. Anthony Reese – “The First Sale Doctrine in the Era of Digital Networks” This paper by a law professor from the University of California begins with the origins of copyright law's first-sale doctrine which stems from a 1908 Supreme Court case that ...
HDAVIES - 10/12/2012 - 13:04 - Libraries Transform
E-Books and Libraries: What’s Next? (PLA On-Demand Webinar) Jamie LaRue Douglas County (Colo.) Libraries director, Jamie LaRue is not content to wait for a resolution to the public library e-book borrowing/lending model to appear, and instead has been for ...
RGERBER - 11/30/2012 - 12:53 - Libraries Transform
Publishers Weekly: “E-Books Rock,” by Daisy Maryles For the first time in PW 's 100+ years of annual features on bestsellers, the magazine collected statistics on e-book sales. This first report was spotty, since many publishers declined to share th ...
HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 15:04 - Libraries Transform
Adobe Digital Editions Supported Devices. A list of of devices that support Adobe PDF and EPUB content. ...
HDAVIES - 10/08/2012 - 15:51 - Libraries Transform
Libraries, patrons, and e-books Kathryn Zickuhr, Lee Rainie, Kristen Purcell, Mary Madden and Joanna Brenner 12% of readers of e-books borrowed an e-book from the library in the past year. But a majority of Americans do not know that this service is provi ...
HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 15:22 - Libraries Transform
Challenges to E-Reader Adoption in Academic Libraries Wexelbaum, Rachel S. and Miltenoff, Plamen. Library Faculty Publications. Paper 20. http://repository.stcloudstate.edu/lrs_facpubs/20 Individual ownership of handheld e-readers is increasing exponenti ...
HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 14:43 - Libraries Transform