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The 2019 guide to the Newbery and Caldecott awards

CHICAGO — Updated with the 2019 award and honor books, “The Newbery and Caldecott Awards: A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books,” published by ALA Editions, gathers together the books deemed most distinguished in American children's literature and illustration since the inception of the renowned prizes.

New session: Dealing with Challenging Patrons Workshop

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new session of our popular workshop, Dealing with Challenging Patrons with Dr. Steve Albrecht. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Wednesday, June 5, 2019.

New iteration—Advanced eCourse: Intermediate Cataloging for Non-Catalogers

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions, in collaboration with the San José State University School of Information (SJSU iSchool), announces a new iteration of the advanced eCourse Intermediate Cataloging for Non-Catalogers. This advanced eCourse begins on Monday, June 3, 2019 and continues for 12 weeks.

New Advanced eCourse—Coding and Web Development: A Beginner's Guide

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions, in collaboration with the San José State University School of Information (SJSU iSchool), announces a new advanced eCourse, Coding and Web Development: A Beginner's Guide. This advanced eCourse begins on Monday, June 3, 2019 and continues for 12 weeks.

New iteration—Introduction to Critical Information Literacy: Promoting Social Justice through Librarianship

Chicago—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Introduction to Critical Information Literacy: Promoting Social Justice through Librarianship. Dawn Stahura and Des Alaniz will serve as the instructors for a 5-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, June 3, 2019.

New iteration: Using and Understanding Library of Congress Classification eCourse

Chicago—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Using and Understanding Library of Congress Classification. Bobby Bothmann will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, June 3, 2019.

Partnering with communities for digital preservation

CHICAGO — The only certainty about technology is that it will change. The speed of that change, and the ever increasing diversity of digital formats, tools, and platforms, will present stark challenges to the long-term preservation of digital records. Archivists are frequently challenged by the technical expertise, subject matter knowledge, time, and resource requirements needed to solve the broad set of challenges sure to be faced by the archival profession. Who could be partners to archivists working in digital preservation?

A radical approach to children's and youth programming

CHICAGO — Library services are transforming to emphasize interactive, innovative, participatory, and often production-centered programming. It’s a truly radical approach, and tomorrow’s LIS graduates in children’s and youth services need a resource that helps them understand this programming as it pertains to these age ranges.

New session: Making Your Library Work for Homeschoolers Workshop

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new session of our popular workshop, Making Your Library Work for Homeschoolers with Suzanne Walker. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Thursday, May 23, 2019.