CHICAGO— An MLIS can provide the skills you need to get a library job, but building a library career means knowing how to maximize your potential every step of the way. Benefiting those fresh out of library school as well as experienced professionals, “Making the Most of Your Library Career,” published by ALA Editions, is filled with valuable insights into how to better launch and manage a library career.
CHICAGO — ALA Editions announces an exciting new workshop, How to Build a Great Team: One Year to Success with Catherine Hakala-Ausperk. This workshop will consistof two 90-minute sessions and take place from 2:30 p.m. Eastern/1:30 p.m. Central on Wednesdays, April 16 and 23, 2014.
CHICAGO — In recent years the number of Americans who have decided to handle their own legal affairs without the help of a lawyer has skyrocketed. Ranging from people writing their own wills or drafting a contract to those trying to represent themselves in court, they’re going to public and academic libraries for answers.
CHICAGO — Preparing storytime programs can devour the time of even the most experienced children’s librarians, especially when several different age groups must be taken into account. Infants and toddlers, pre-readers and emergent readers all have different needs, and who has time to dig through a multitude of resources to gather suitable programming materials? Dawn R.
CHICAGO — Those who understand the unique sensitivities of young people with autism spectrum disorder, now the second most commonly diagnosed serious developmental disability, know that ordinary library programming guides are not up to the task of effectively serving these library users.
CHICAGO — Longer hours and easy access near Registration make it more convenient to shop and browse at the ALA Store in the Grand Hall at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The ALA Store offers products that meet the widest range of your promotional and continuing education/professional development needs — as well as fun gift items.
CHICAGO — More than just an easy-to-use blogging platform, WordPress is in fact a flexible, open source content management system, making it ideal for many libraries’ websites. “The Comparative Guide to WordPress in Libraries: A LITA Guide,” published by ALA TechSource, introduces the basic principles of WordPress and then shows how to implement them. User Experience (UX) librarian and seasoned WordPress instructor Amanda L.
CHICAGO - ALA Editions announces an exciting new workshop, Creating Successful Adult Programs, withBrett W. Lear. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30 p.m. Eastern onWednesday, Feb. 12, 2014.