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For students, a survival guide to research

CHICAGO — Jumping head first into a research project is a surefire recipe for stress and confusion. But if you’re a newbie, how do you know where to begin, let alone where to go from there? Library instruction expert Monty L.

Carnegie-Whitney Grant awards up to $5,000

CHICAGO — The American Library Association Publishing Committee provides a grant of up to $5,000 for the preparation of print or electronic reading lists, indexes or other guides to library resources that promote reading or the use of library resources at any type of library.

Popular workshop presents strategies for reaching patrons in their 20s and 30s with great programs

CHICAGO — ALA Publishing announces a new iteration of its popular workshop, Building Great Programs for Patrons in their 20s and 30s, with Katie LaMantia and Emily Vinci. This workshop will last 90 minutes and is hosted live at 2:30 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015.

Learn how five minutes can get you skilled, targeted assessment

CHICAGO — ALA Publishing has brought back the popular workshop How t

Workshop offers strategies for dealing with difficult patrons

CHICAGO — ALA Publishing announces a new iteration of its popular workshop, Dealing with Difficult Patrons, with Dr. Steve Albrecht. This workshop will last 90 minutes and is hosted live at 2:30 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015.

Learn basic reference skills as popular eCourse returns

CHICAGO — ALA Publishing announces a new iteration of its popular eCourse, Basic Reference Skills for Non-Reference Librarians.

Find out all about digitization in live webcast

CHICAGO — Introducing a new episode of American Libraries Live — a one-hour discussion on Digitization and Libraries, which airs live at 2 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, Sept. 10.

Popular eCourse, Basic American Sign Language for Library Staff, returns

CHICAGO — ALA Publishing announces a new iteration of its popular eCourse, Basic American Sign Language for Library Staff. Kathy MacMillan will serve as the instructor for a six-week facilitated eCourse starting on September 14, 2015.

New eCourse offers introduction to metadata and linked data

CHICAGO — ALA Publishing announces an exciting new eCourse, Metadata and Linked Data—An Introduction. Dr. Oksana L. Zavalina will serve as the instructor for this six-week facilitated eCourse starting on Jan. 4, 2016.