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Michael Cart’s updated guide to YA lit

CHICAGO — Already a go-to text for students of literary studies, teachers, and YA staff, Michael Cart’s newly revised edition of “Young Adult Literature: From Romance to Realism,” published by ALA Editions, is now even more relevant and comprehensive. Thoroughly updated to survey the landscape of YA lit both past and present, this book:

American Libraries Live updates format

CHICAGO — ALA eLearning Solutions and American Libraries are adding some exciting updates to the popular monthly webcast American Libraries Live. AL Live has been helping to keep the library community up on the latest trends and discussions in our profession for more than three years, and to better serve our viewers, they are making some adjustments to the format.

Carnegie-Whitney Grant awards up to $5,000

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.

Funded projects have ranged from popular, general-reader proposals such as "ReadMOre," a reading list for Missouri's state-wide reading program, to more specialized, scholarly proposals such as "Librarianship and Information Science in the Islamic World, 1966-1999: An Annotated Bibliography."

New eCourse: 40+ New Revenue Sources for Libraries and Nonprofits

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new facilitated eCourse, 40+ New Revenue Sources for Libraries and Nonprofits. Ed Rossman will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on October 17, 2016.

Learning outcomes

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

Building Great Programs for Seniors Workshop

CHICAGO—ALA Editions announces an exciting new workshop, Building Great Programs for Seniors with Amy Alessio. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Thursday, November 10, 2016.

Building Great Programs for Seniors Workshop
A 90-minute workshop, Thursday, November 10, 2016, 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific

Rethinking Digital Literacy to Serve Library Staff and Users eCourse

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Rethinking Digital Literacy to Serve Library Staff and Users. Paul Signorelli will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on November 7, 2016.

Learning outcomes

After participating in this course, you will be able to:

Organize Your Personal and Professional Life with Apps eCourse

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new facilitated eCourse, Organize Your Personal and Professional Life with Apps. Nicole Hennig will serve as the instructor for a 5-week facilitated eCourse starting on November 7, 2016.

Learning outcomes

With the knowledge from this eCourse, you can:

Demystifying Copyright: How to Educate Your Staff and Community eCourse

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Demystifying Copyright: How to Educate Your Staff and Community. Lesley Ellen Harris will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on October 31, 2016.

Topics covered:

Putting the "Pop" in Information Literacy eCourse

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Putting the "Pop" in Information Literacy. Dawn Stahura will serve as the instructor for a 5-week facilitated eCourse starting on October 31, 2016.

Learning outcomes

After participating in this eCourse, you will:

Filtering: The Man in the Middle, an AL Live Interactive Webcast

CHICAGO — Thanks to the good work of the ALA's Washington Office and others, there may be far more money available to libraries through the federal E-rate program. To take advantage of that, however, libraries must first adopt an internet safety policy that includes "technology protection measures"—filtering.

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