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  1. Honoring Lois Ann Gregory-Wood

    640 On July 2, 2008, ALA Council adopted a resolution to recognize the 40 years of service of Lois Ann Gregory-Wood. Beginning in ALA's distribution office October 11, 1968, Gregory-Wood went on to serve in a variety of positions leading up to her cu ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. King of Conference

    David Lee King of the Topeka and Shawnee County (Kans.) Public Library offers a first-person travelogue of his experience at ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, California. In between searching for swag in the exhibit hall and crashing the Open Gaming Night ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Jamie Lee Curtis

    Actor and author Jamie Lee Curtis entertains an audience of children and parents June 30 at the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, California. After warming up the crowd with her baby impersonation, Curtis reads from her new book "Big Words for Little ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Booklist Adult Books Readers' Forum: the Post-9/11 Novel

    Booklist Senior Editor Keir Graff (My Fellow Americans) leads a panel of distinguished authors discussing the burgeoning genre of post-9/11 literature June 29 at the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, California. Carolyn See (Golden Days) speaks about conf ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. 2008 ALA Annual Conference Opening General Session Video

    This video, played during the Opening General Session of ALA's 2008 Annual Conference in Anaheim, California, highlights the value of public awareness to the library profession. ALA presidents past and future join others in explaining how investing i ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Speaking Technically 2008

    Seven leading publishers shared their insights on the future of reference databases at American Libraries' second annual "Speaking Technically" panel at ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim. Moderated by American Libraries Direct Editor George ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Annual 2008 Wrap-up

    Over 22,000 attendees soaked up the rays in Anaheim, California June 26-July 2 at the 2008 ALA Annual Conference. This brief compendium of conference highlights includes such luminaries as Jamie Lee Curtis, Dean Koontz, Lisa Loeb, Wes Studi, Vernon Jordan ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Your ALA Annual Conference & You!

    Gee willakers! Check out this swell 1950's-style educational film that gives you the A-B-Cs of having a jim-dandy time at Annual Conference. It's packed with so many super tips that every Billy and Sue out there will exclaim, "Golly! Can we ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Illinois State Librarian Visits School for National Library Week

    Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White visits Chicago's Walt Disney Magnet School April 14 and answers questions from students to kick off National Library Week 2008. More ALA videos available at alfocus.ala.org. ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. National Library Week: College Reference Desk

    "Can athlete's foot catch on fire?" "Do you guys need any tutors for football?" "Do you have anything to eat?" These and other urgent academic library reference questions are answered in this final National Library Week ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine