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36 Adult Program Ideas in 90 Minutes Workshop

CHICAGO—ALA Editions announces an exciting new workshop, 36 Adult Program Ideas in 90 Minutes 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 Wednesday, September 28, 2016.

A practical guide to altmetrics

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.

Brad Hooper’s guide to book programs and author events

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. In “The Librarian’s Guide to Book Programs and Author Events,” published by ALA Editions, Booklist’s Brad Hooper inspires, encourages, and advises librarians in providing a wide range of programming that targets their communities of book lovers.

Cataloging with RDA eCourse

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.

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After participating in this eCourse, you will:

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

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