Fred Reuland Program Officer email@example.com CHICAGO — Library managers, directors and deans may feel overwhelmed by choices in today’s economy as a single job posting attracts hundreds of applicants. But how can you assure that you actually find the best person for the job? The Library
05/03/2013 - 13:11
Frederick Reuland Program Officer firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — “A picture is worth a thousand words!” That old saying is widely spoken, but are you taking heed of all of the opportunities to promote your Library visually? The Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA), a division of
04/30/2013 - 17:32
CHICAGO- Utilizing Carl Harvey’s petition for school libraries on WhiteHouse.gov as a teachable moment, the AASL Advocacy and Legislation Committees have developed a wiki site for high school librarians to raise awareness of the historical roots of the petition process. The site, located at
12/27/2012 - 13:33
According to research conducted by the Library Journal, 40 percent of the nation's librarians will have retired by the end of this decade. Are you ready??? The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present a new webinar on this topic featuring Dr. Paula M. Singer,
12/27/2012 - 13:41
Laura Schulte-Cooper Program Officer email@example.com CHICAGO- The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), seeks a member content editor for its upcoming Advocacy website and accompanying newsletter. The mission of the new site is
04/26/2013 - 17:27
Jenny Levine Internet Strategist firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO- Attendees can keep track of everything while on the go at the 2013 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago— the mobile app for the Conference Scheduler puts all the information right at your fingertips, including your existing schedule, list of
06/07/2013 - 16:32
Fred Reuland LLAMA Program Officer, Continuing Education email@example.com CHICAGO- Are you looking for an easy way to gather data about your library users’ needs and preferences that is fast and economical? Then focus groups may be your best choice. The Library Leadership and Management
08/13/2013 - 13:51
Karen O'Brien Director firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — The Committee on Accreditation (COA) of the American Library Association (ALA) has issued a call for comments on the proposed revision to the 2008 Standards for Accreditation of Master's Programs in Library and Information Studies. Comments
12/09/2013 - 11:38
Fred Reuland LLAMA Programs Officer email@example.com CHICAGO — Every library manager knows how important it is to hire the right person for a position. But making that decision can sometimes feel like a huge gamble. Learning how other managers are doing it successfully can turn that gamble into
02/24/2014 - 16:35
Kara O'Keefe Manager, Membership Marketing firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — The Public Library Association (PLA) is pleased to announce Arianna Huffington, the chair, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, and author of 14 books, as an Adult Author Lunch Speaker at the PLA
07/14/2015 - 15:21
The legendary comic book writer discusses the role of comic books in children’s literacy and what secret superpowers he possesses By Mariam Pera Over the past century, superheroes have ingrained themselves in society’s collective psyche and permeated pop ...
ssinharoy - 05/20/2014 - 12:35 - American Libraries Magazine
Use a book discussion group to promote learning By Rene Tanner Libraries are places where people can continue their education. However, for a person studying alone, it is often easy to lose momentum. Starting a book discussion can be an excellent way to e ...
MPERA - 05/19/2014 - 11:08 - American Libraries Magazine
Privacy matters, but why? By Joseph Janes This winter, I had the chance to explore an entirely new teaching experience, at least new to me. Along with my good friend Mike Eisenberg, I co-taught a large undergraduate course to 160 sophomores and juniors, m ...
ssinharoy - 05/29/2014 - 15:10 - American Libraries Magazine
Librarians reimagine book clubs with the help of technology By Apryl Flynn Gilliss Libraries have long embraced the reading public and provided public forums for book discussion, long before talk-show host Oprah Winfrey renewed interest in book clubs in 1 ...
ssinharoy - 05/29/2014 - 15:12 - American Libraries Magazine
By Megan Cottrell When the Northlake (Ill.) Public Library District wanted to grow its popular graphic novel collection and add a fun element to attract young adults, the staff decided to dream big—really big. As in 9-feet-tall-and-green kind of big. Staf ...
ssinharoy - 05/29/2014 - 15:13 - American Libraries Magazine
Done right, Common Core teaches texts, not tests By Ernie Cox The era of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in American education carries both promise and peril. Pundits readily discuss varied perspectives about CCSS in everything from traditional journal ...
bgoldberg - 05/29/2014 - 15:13 - American Libraries Magazine
Video comes of age by Julie A. Decesare In the past 10 years, the quantity of digitized or born-digital media, especially video, has skyrocketed. Librarians are constantly navigating this digital shift and helping their patrons find their way through it. ...
geberhart - 05/13/2014 - 14:52 - American Libraries Magazine
A project for ALA and all types of libraries By Keith Michael Fiels All around us, libraries are transforming as they adapt to broader changes in the communities they serve and the environment in which they now operate. In the process, librarians have dis ...
LBORMAN - 05/29/2014 - 15:15 - American Libraries Magazine
Standing up for our values By Barbara K. Stripling If you have heard me speak this year, then you’ve heard me repeat this often-quoted saying: “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” I thought every library worker already had that mindset, ...
LBORMAN - 05/29/2014 - 15:18 - American Libraries Magazine
By Suzanne M. Ward Librarians have always welcomed users’ suggestions for titles to add to the collection. When those titles meet the guidelines on subject matter, format, and price, librarians are happy to buy patron-suggested material. Some libraries ev ...
bgoldberg - 05/29/2014 - 15:21 - American Libraries Magazine