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  1. A New Way of Looking at Public Library Engagement in America

    Gaining insight into how libraries fit within American culture By Kathryn Zickuhr and Lee Rainie The Pew Research Center’s Internet Project has intensively studied the changing world of public libraries for the last three years. The first stage of our res ...

    ssinharoy - 06/10/2014 - 10:48 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Referenda Roundup

    An overview of how states performed on 2013 ballots By Kathy Rosa One of the ways we measure the support for public libraries is through the success or failure of local library referenda. We look back on the previous year cheering the wins and also wonder ...

    ssinharoy - 12/30/2013 - 16:26 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. How to Handle Controversial Programming

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Mariam Pera On Saturday, ALA's Public Programs Office and Office for Intellectual Freedom presented “Managing Challenges, Maximizing Impact: Policies and Practices for Controversial Programming.” Using the “ Muslim ...

    bgoldberg - 06/29/2014 - 15:21 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Reforma President’s Program on Climate Change

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Michele LeSure Isabel Espinal, president of Reforma: the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking, and Omar Poler, of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, copre ...

    bgoldberg - 06/29/2014 - 21:59 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Goldfinch, Bully Pulpit, win Andrew Carnegie Medals

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop The American Library Association (ALA) is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, funded through a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. The ...

    bgoldberg - 06/29/2014 - 09:44 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. INVESTING IN AMERICA'S LIBRARIES

    Bill Davison, CEO At SirsiDynix, we remain completely focused on supporting the success of libraries around the world. Therefore, we’re proud to partner with ALA to help libraries retain their place as pillars of their communities. From the BLUEcloud Suit ...

    BMUELLER3 - 05/22/2014 - 14:05 - Offices of the American Library Association

  7. Academic Price Hikes: Predatory or Parasitical?

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue In the animal world, there are many ways two species can interact. They may compete. They may partner. They may form symbiotic relationships. Or one may prey on the other.  That leads me to the topic of acade ...

    bgoldberg - 06/02/2014 - 11:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. ALA Unveils Shortlist for 2014 Andrew Carnegie Medals

    geberhart's blog The Scoop The awards honor excellence in fiction and nonfiction The American Library Association announced on April 7 the six books shortlisted for the 2014 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. The medals ...

    geberhart - 05/13/2014 - 10:50 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Joint Statement from the Presidents of the Ethnic Caucuses of ALA (AILA, APALA, BCALA, CALA, REFORMA) and the American Library Association (ALA)

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop March 24, 2014 The values of diversity, equity, and inclusion form the foundation of the library profession and our professional associations. Those values have been challenged by the discriminatory enforcement of the “Stan ...

    bgoldberg - 03/25/2014 - 14:50 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Kate DiCamillo Named 2014–2015 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Beverly Goldberg Kate DiCamillo will be inaugurated the 2014–2015 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature in a ceremony at the Library of Congress on January 10. Winner of the Newbery Medal in 2004 for The Tale ...

    bgoldberg - 01/03/2014 - 11:36 - American Libraries Magazine

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