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Canadian Copyright Law, new eTutorial

CHICAGO — ALA Publishing eLearning announces a new eTutorial, Canadian Copyright Law with Lesley Ellen Harris. This 3-week eTutorial is asynchronous and begins Feb. 28, 2016.

Learn about applying copyright in online learning environments, returning workshop!

CHICAGO — ALA Publishing has brought back the popular workshop Applying Copyright in Online Learning Environments with Gretchen McCord. This workshop will last 90 minutes and is hosted live at 2:30 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, Mar. 9, 2016.

ALA Graphics reissues David Bowie 1987 READ Poster

CHICAGO – By popular demand, ALA Graphics is reissuing the David Bowie poster. This special limited-run reprint of the iconic 1987 READ poster honors the singer-songwriter, actor, producer, and artist. An avid reader, David Bowie was one of the first celebrities to pose for the READ campaign. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996, he received a 2006 Grammy for Lifetime Achievement, among numerous other awards throughout his career. David Bowie: 1947-2016.

New advanced eCourse in collaboration with SJSU iSchool—Management Bootcamp

CHICAGO — Offered by ALA Publishing in collaboration with the San Jose State University School of Information (SJSU iSchool), this 12-week Advanced eCourse: Management Bootcamp for Librarians and Other Information Professionals, beginning on Apr. 4, 2016, is facilitated by Sean Gaffney.

Using WordPress to Build Library Websites, eCourse

CHICAGO — ALA Publishing announces a new iteration of its popular eCourse, Using WordPress to Build Library Websites. Amanda L. Goodman will serve as the instructor for this six-week facilitated eCourse starting on March 7, 2016.

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 this six-week facilitated eCourse starting on March 7, 2016.

Returning eCourse: Putting the 'Pop' in Information Literacy

CHICAGO — ALA Publishing announces a new iteration of its popular eCourse, Putting the "Pop" in Information Literacy. Dawn Stahura will serve as the instructor for this five-week facilitated eCourse starting on March 7, 2016.

Five steps of outcome-based planning and evaluation for public libraries

CHICAGO— Planning and assessment are both crucial elements of a public library that functions efficiently and flexibly. So why are they often treated separately? “Five Steps of Outcome-Based Planning and Evaluation for Public Libraries,” published by ALA Editions, combines planning and evaluation in a holistic approach, helping public library managers and staff put library resources to work for the community.

Free webcast on introducing RDA: Resource Description and Access

CHICAGO — A new episode of American Libraries Live — a one-hour discussion on Introducing RDA — will air live at 2 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, Feb. 11. This free streaming video broadcast is brought to you by American Libraries and can be viewed from your home, library or on the go.

Public libraries share their digitization success stories

CHICAGO— Digitizing your collection is not only a great way to increase access to your materials, it also engages patrons on a whole new level and helps communicate your library’s value. But with staff time and resources already spread thin, it can be a challenge to plan and undertake a digitization initiative. The good news is that public libraries across the country have done just that.

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