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Developing, managing, and sustaining unique digital collections

CHICAGO — Planning and managing a self-contained digitization project is one thing, but how do you transition to a digital library program? Or better yet, how do you start a program from scratch? In “Digital Library Programs for Libraries and Archives: Developing, Managing, and Sustaining Unique Digital Collections,” published by ALA Neal-Schuman, Aaron D. Purcell combines theory and best practices with practical application, showing how to approach digital projects as an ongoing effort.

Hosting Your Own Comic-Con: Bring Patrons to Your Library with Comic Books Workshop

CHICAGO—ALA Editions announces an exciting new workshop, Hosting Your Own Comic-Con: Bring Patrons to Your Library with Comic Books with Katie LaMantia and Emily Vinci. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Wednesday, September 14, 2016.

The innovative school librarian

CHICAGO —  Raising important questions about the functions of the school librarian, the new second edition of “The Innovative School Librarian,” published by Facet Publishing and available through the ALA Store, takes a strategic approach to the leadership of school libraries.

Dealing with Difficult Patrons Workshop

Editions Workshop Press Release

CHICAGO—ALA Editions announces an exciting new workshop, Dealing with Difficult Patrons with Dr. Steve Albrecht. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30pm Central/12:30pm Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Wednesday, September 7, 2016.

Dealing with Difficult Patrons Workshop

Becoming the Copyright Specialist in Your Library eCourse

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Becoming the Copyright Specialist in Your Library. Lesley Ellen Harris will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on August 22, 2016.

Learning Outcomes
After participating in this eCourse, you will be able to:

Using Apps to Become a More Productive Professional Workshop

CHICAGO—ALA TechSource announces an exciting new workshop, Using Apps to Become a More Productive Professional with Rita Gavelis. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Wednesday, August 10, 2016.

Keys to Teaching the Six Threshold Concepts Workshop

Editions Workshop Press Release

CHICAGO—ALA Editions announces an exciting new workshop, Keys to Teaching the Six Threshold Concepts with Joanna M. Burkhardt. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Thursday, August 4, 2016.

Keys to Teaching the Six Threshold Concepts Workshop

Alt+library: Programming for 20s and 30s Workshop

Editions Workshop Press Release

CHICAGO—ALA Editions announces an exciting new workshop, Alt+library: Programming for 20s and 30s with Jessica Jupitus. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Wednesday, August 3, 2016.

Alt+library: Programming for 20s and 30s Workshop

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