CHICAGO — Alternative metrics for measuring scholarly impact from social networks such as Twitter and blogs to online platforms such as Mendeley, ResearchGate and Altmetrics.org, altmetrics are having a huge impact on how academics and researchers build profiles and share research.
CHICAGO — From hosting authors to planning and coordinating book activities such as book signings and book clubs, libraries are perfect venues for readers to interact directly with authors and their books. And mounting literary programming can be easier than you might think.
Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Cataloging with RDA. Magda El-Sherbini will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on September 12, 2016.
CHICAGO — Government data and resources are uniquely useful to researchers and other library users. But without a roadmap, sifting through the sheer quantity of information to find the right answers is foolhardy.
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.