In today’s library, you often need to serve patrons and students who do not speak English. This can be intimidating—how do you communicate? How do you avoid the risk of creating cultural misunderstandings?
CHICAGO — Take time at PLA 2014 Conference to see what’s new at the ALA Store, located at booth # 1319 near the center of the exhibit hall. With plenty of new and bestselling items available, you’ll want to make sure to carve out some time in your schedule to stop by! The ALA Store hours are:
CHICAGO — An all-in-one resource for researching library and school grants, “The ALA Book of Library Grant Money,” published by ALA Editions, is back in a new edition and more useful than ever, offering refreshed content and even more guidance on locating grant funding sources.
CHICAGO— An MLIS can provide the skills you need to get a library job, but building a library career means knowing how to maximize your potential every step of the way. Benefiting those fresh out of library school as well as experienced professionals, “Making the Most of Your Library Career,” published by ALA Editions, is filled with valuable insights into how to better launch and manage a library career.
CHICAGO — ALA Editions announces an exciting new workshop, How to Build a Great Team: One Year to Success with Catherine Hakala-Ausperk. This workshop will consistof two 90-minute sessions and take place from 2:30 p.m. Eastern/1:30 p.m. Central on Wednesdays, April 16 and 23, 2014.