CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces an exciting new workshop, Transforming the Library with User Experience with Amy Deschenes. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Wed., May 2, 2018.
CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new session of our popular workshop, Using Change Management to Transform Your Library with Catherine Soehner. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Wednesday, April 25, 2018.
CHICAGO — In their new book “Information Systems: Process and Practice,” published by Facet Publishing and available through the ALA Store, editors Christine Urquhart, Faten Hamad, Dina Tbaishat, and Alison Yeoman argue that library assessment literature has primarily dealt with performance measurement and change management strategies, paying scant attention to the ways of looking at the process architecture of
Chicago—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, How to Market Your Library. Dana Braccia will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, April 16, 2018.
CHICAGO — How we talk about what we do is just as important as what we do, and in communicating the value of libraries to our society what our profession needs is confidence, determination, and the will to succeed.
Chicago—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new facilitated eCourse in collaboration with the Music Library Association, Music Reference Skills for Every Librarian. Sara J. Beutter Manus will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, April 16, 2018.
If you’re working the reference desk, you are likely to encounter questions about music, and whether you need to find music, scores, or books about music, you need to be prepared.
CHICAGO — There is a rich and varied body of literature for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, asexual/allied and intersexed young people, and the new book “LGBTQAI+ Books for Children and Teens: Providing a Window for All,” published by ALA Editions, gives school librarians, children’s, and YA librarians the guidance and tools they need to confidently share these books with the patrons they support.
CHICAGO — Creative writing encourages imaginations to take flight, and when adults use the right approach, building literacy skills becomes a form of play that gets kids excited to create their own stories.
CHICAGO — “Check This Out! A Coloring Book for Library Lovers,” published by ALA Editions, will have both children and adults casting aside the day’s stress in favor of pens, crayons, and colored pencils. Inside this book readers will find a variety of delightful coloring pages arranged according to Dewey Decimal numbers.