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Library services from birth to five

CHICAGO — In “Library Services from Birth to Five: Delivering the Best Start,” published by Facet Publishing and available through the ALA Store, editors Carolynn Rankin and Avril Brock build on their groundbreaking book “Delivering the Best Start” to return to the subject of how libraries can be a pathway of opportunity for young children and their caregivers.

eCourse and e-Book bundle: Intro to Web Service APIs

CHICAGO — ALA Editions announces a new iteration of its popular eCourse, Introduction to Web Service APIs Using PHP and HTML eCourse/e-Book bundle. Jason Paul Michel will serve as the instructor for a four-week facilitated eCourse starting on May 4, 2015.

Develop an instructional design plan: eCourse

CHICAGO — ALA Editions announces a new iteration of its popular eCourse, Instructional Design Essentials. Nicole Pagowsky and Erica DeFrain will serve as the instructors for this four-week facilitated eCourse starting on May 4, 2015.

2015 ACRL tech wrap-up webinar

CHICAGO — ALA TechSource announces an upcoming conference Webinar: ALA TechSource 2015 ACRL Technology Wrap-Up at 1 p.m. Eastern time on Friday, April 3, 2015. An expert panel will provide an overview of the ACRL 2015 Conference from a technology perspective.

Present and future of e-Books, live webcast

CHICAGO — Join American Libraries for a new episode of American Libraries Live — a one-hour discussion on The Present and Future of e-Books, which airs live at 2 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, April 9. This free, streaming video broadcast can be viewed from your home, library or on-the-go.

Michael Gorman reaffirms the enduring values of librarianship in new book

CHICAGO — In the almost 15 years since public intellectual, librarian and philosopher Michael Gorman published “Our Enduring Values,” there has been a sea change in the way much of the world thinks about and uses libraries. Young librarians and seasoned LIS professionals alike are experiencing increasing pressure to adjust to new economic, societal and technological demands amidst the often dire rhetoric currently surrounding the future of our institutions.

Build a sustainable embedded librarianship program

CHICAGO — ALA TechSource introduces a new workshop, How to Build a Sustainable Embedded Librarianship Program with Meredith Farkas. This 90-minute workshop is hosted live at 2:30 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, April 22, 2015.

#TumblrTalk: Workshop starting soon

CHICAGO — ALA TechSource has brought back the popular workshop #TumblrTalk: Creating and Curating Your Tumblr with Kate Tkacik. This 90-minute workshop is hosted live at 1:30 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

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