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  1. Open Access: What Does It Mean for ALCTS and LRTS?

    On June 14, 2014, the Board of Directors of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) approved a statement on open access (OA). This e-forum will serve to publicize ALCTS’ OA statement to its members and the profession, consid ...

    CMCCONNELL - 09/25/2014 - 12:46 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Extremism @ the Library

    Propaganda from all sides coexists in select academic collections By Maria R. Traska Bring up the subject of extremist literature and hate propaganda, and the first mental image most people are likely to have is of waves of protesters, livid Holocaust den ...

    bgoldberg - 07/14/2014 - 12:21 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Don’t Let It Stay in Vegas

    By Laurie D. Borman June means the ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition, and this year we’re going to Las Vegas. The conference program is packed with speakers and programs, so flip to our preview to get the latest information on what’s happening. While y ...

    LBORMAN - 06/02/2014 - 12:38 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Going Beyond Google Again

    Strategies for using and teaching the Invisible Web By Jane Devine and Francine Egger-Sider It seems unlikely that people will give up their reliance on general-purpose search engines or their practice of beginning a search using Google or one of its comp ...

    LBORMAN - 05/29/2014 - 15:21 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Emerging Leaders Poised for Action

    By Laurie D. Borman What’s it like to be selected an Emerging Leader? Find out about this year’s class of 56 up-and-coming librarians in our cover story. Once again this year we’re featuring each Emerging Leader on trading cards, which will be available a ...

    LBORMAN - 05/05/2014 - 13:16 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. A Cautionary Tale

    What a dystopian film can teach us about information, power, and control By Joseph Janes In an alternative universe, I’m a film historian. I got hooked in college, where multiple film society screenings were shown almost nightly for a couple of bucks apie ...

    ssinharoy - 02/03/2014 - 13:22 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Open Access Everything

    Libraries are making scholarship accessible to all By Meredith Farkas With the growing cost of higher education, declining library budgets, and the crisis in scholarly publishing, it can sometimes be difficult to feel optimistic. Looking at the creative e ...

    bgoldberg - 12/23/2013 - 20:00 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. 2013 LACUNY Institute: Libraries, Information, and the Right to the City

    Institute Non-ALA Friday, April 5, 2013 (All day) New York, New York http://2013lacunyinst.commons.gc.cuny.edu/ ...

    admin - 10/16/2014 - 16:01 - Conferences & Events

  9. Banned Websites Awareness Day

    ALA Events Celebration Wednesday, September 25, 2013 (All day) In an extension of the observance of Banned Books Week, the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) designated Wednesday, September 28, 2011, as the first annual Banned Websites Aware ...

    admin - 10/16/2014 - 15:43 - Conferences & Events

  10. Amazon Unlimited

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue The disruption continues, and it’s hard not to see the announcement of the new Kindle Unlimited Service as a significant challenge to libraries. Let’s review how things stand with libraries right now. Most pu ...

    bgoldberg - 07/18/2014 - 16:22 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine

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