For immediate release | March 22, 2011

The March/April issue of American Libraries is in the mail

ALA members will soon be receiving the latest print issue of American Libraries.

In this issue, explore:

  • The all-new Library Design Showcase
  • E-books: Rights vs. permissions
  • This Old Library
  • This new Library Learning Terrace
  • ALA presidential candidates’ campaign statements

And for your convenience (or if you opted out of receiving print), you can always access the current issue of the print American Libraries as well as a full archive of recent issues. (If you’d like to opt out of receiving American Libraries in print, just log in to your ALA membership account and change your communication preference.)

Whether you’re reading print and/or using a desktop, tablet, or mobile device, American Libraries offers you easy access to useful library industry news and views. Are you taking advantage of all these channels?

  •, our constantly updated, comment-enabled website
  • American Libraries Direct, your award-winning weekly e-newsletter, a gateway digest to the most important library news and views
  • 6 print issues of American Libraries plus 5 digital supplements this year
  • A growing family of blogs—ranging from “Inside Scoop” and “Ask the ALA Librarian” to Jason Griffey’s “Perpetual Beta”
  • Video archives at AL Focus with coverage of conferences and events, interviews, profiles, and more
  • Occasional webinars covering major trends such as new technologies, e-gov documents, and privacy

American Libraries, the premier source of news and information about the library and information science profession and published by the American Library Association, has been keeping readers informed in print and online and keeping library and information science and technology workers in touch with the profession’s most current concerns for more than 100 years.


Mary Mackay L