CHICAGO — As part of its continuing efforts to provide networking opportunities for employers and job seekers, the ALA JobLIST Placement Center will host an Open House from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Sunday, June 29, 2014 during the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in Las Vegas.
PHILADELPHIA – United for Libraries will host “Nuts & Bolts for Trustees, Friends and Foundations” from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, June 27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, S219, during the ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas.
CHICAGO – Looking for ways to increase financial literacy on your campus or in your community? Join the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) for its President’s Program at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas. Titled “Financial Literacy at Your Library,” the program will feature noted Washington Post columnist and financial educator Michelle Singletary and Ferris State University President Dr. David Eisler.
CHICAGO — “Streaming Media Passes the Tipping Point: Now What?,” a preconference from the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), will present fascinating and unexpected trends on streaming media in libraries from a recent national survey of academic librarians. Presenters will take a deep look at acquisition support and challenges in both public and academic institutions. Learn where to purchase streaming media collections, the latest trends in streaming media, how to optimize discovery, marketing and evaluate usage in an effort to pre
CHICAGO — The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) will host three award-winning authors — Daniel J. Brown, Tessa Dare and V.E. Schwab -- at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference program “Literary Tastes: Celebrating the Best Reading of the Year," a conference tradition that features authors from RUSA’s literary awards for adults.
CHICAGO -- Public voting for 36 Conversation Starter talks and Ignite Sessions again tipped the balance in selecting the ones that showcase your colleagues’ newest passions and innovations during the 2014 Annual Conference. Conversation Starter talks are fast-paced 45-minute sessions intended to jumpstart conversations and highlight emerging topics and trends. Ignite speakers present for exactly five minutes on what they’re most passionate about in the library world and inspire the audience to join them.