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  1. Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

    Standing up for our values By Barbara K. Stripling If you have heard me speak this year, then you’ve heard me repeat this often-quoted saying: “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” I thought every library worker already had that mindset, ...

    LBORMAN - 05/29/2014 - 15:18 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Connecticut to Build a Statewide Ebook Delivery Platform

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue Back in January of this year, the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection published a report about how the state’s public libraries could gain fairer access to ebooks. Among that report’s conclusions: “ ...

    bgoldberg - 06/05/2014 - 16:17 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. DCL Ebook Report for June 2014

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue Read the Douglas County (Colo.) Libraries Ebook Report as a PDF file. After the death of Maya Angelou, the demand for her  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings has risen. The ebook is available from 3M for $20.97. ...

    bgoldberg - 06/05/2014 - 12:35 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. The Price Is Right at Unite for Literacy

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue How would you like 100 free ebooks for children, ready for immediate MARC upload to your catalog? Librarians have long known our extraordinary contribution to early literacy. And research from 2010 tells us t ...

    bgoldberg - 04/02/2014 - 10:42 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. ALEC on Telecommunications

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue Here’s the problem: To compete in today’s economy, you have to be wired. And of course, more and more of our library services are digital. But in many communities across the United States, the communication c ...

    bgoldberg - 02/07/2014 - 15:54 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Another Apple Ebook Lawsuit

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue Here we go again. The same state attorneys general who sued Apple in 2012 for allegedly conspiring with Big Six [now Big Five] publishers to inflate ebook prices are now seeking triple damages. The total soug ...

    bgoldberg - 02/04/2014 - 10:52 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. New Immigrants

    In 2011, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated that 13%, or over 40 million people, in the U.S. were immigrants, defined as people residing in the U.S. who were not U.S. citizens at birth. This is about the same percentage as when ALA published The Polish Immi ...

    karenmuller - 04/02/2014 - 11:22 - Professional Tools

  8. Catching Up Over the Holidays

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By Alan S. Inouye New Year’s week was a good time for me to catch up on work (or at least attempt to become less behind!). Accordingly, there are a few recent developments and upcoming events involving the Digital Content a ...

    bgoldberg - 01/06/2014 - 13:49 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Extending Our Reach: Reducing Homelessness Through Library Engagement

    Effective and Proven Tools for Library Service to Poor and Homeless People "Extending Our Reach: Reducing Homelessness Through Library Engagement" is designed to help librarians and library staff create meaningful library services for people who ...

    JAMUNDSEN - 04/02/2014 - 11:12 - Offices of the American Library Association

  10. Children's Day/Book Day- El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Día)

    ALA Events Celebration Tuesday, April 30, 2013 (All day) Children's Day/Book Day, also known as El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Día), is a celebration of children, families, and reading and held annually on April 30. The celebration emphasi ...

    RBERQUIST - 04/22/2014 - 14:09 - Conferences & Events

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