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Library Resources & Technical Services journal now available in print and online

CHICAGO — ALCTS has launched eLRTS (alcts.metapress.com), the new website and electronic archive for Library Resources & Technical Services (LRTS), the journal of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS).

May is Mystery Month at Booklist

CHICAGO — Every year, the jewel in Booklist Mystery Month’s crown is the Mystery Showcase issue—an annual highlight for Booklist readers since 1997. But there is now an additional array of related content accessible in a variety of formats to sign up and look out for.

Protecting intellectual freedom in public libraries

CHICAGO — There is arguably no arena more contentious in the battle over intellectual freedom (IF) than the public library. Published by ALA Editions, “Protecting Intellectual Freedom in Your Public Library,” by June Pinnell-Stephens, offers reliable how-to guidance for public librarians and paraprofessionals when confronted with challenges like censorship and policy disputes.

A new edition of an essential guide to copyright law for librarians and educators

CHICAGO — Copyright in the world of digital information is changing at a fevered pace, even as educators and librarians digitize, upload, download, draw on databases and incorporate materials into Web-based instruction. Drawing on cutting-edge case law in 18 discrete areas of copyright, including specialized and controversial music and sound recording issues, “Copyright Law for Librarians and Educators: Creative Strategies and Practical Solutions” by Kenneth D.

YALSA's Competencies in action

CHICAGO—ALA Editions, the publishing imprint of the American Library Association, announces the release of “Young Adults Deserve the Best: YALSA's Competencies in Action,” by Sarah Flowers.

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