Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures (CORE)

Help create a sustainable future by preserving climate stories during Preservation Week, April 24-30

CHICAGO — We can learn how to create a sustainable future by preserving the past. As our nation’s libraries celebrate Preservation Week, April 24 – 30, it is more important than ever to nurture the stories of those on the front lines fighting to save our planet.

This year’s Preservation Week theme is "Preservation in the Face of Climate Change." Celebrating the concept of climate resiliency, Preservation Week 2022 will highlight the effects of climate change on our shared cultural heritage materials.

Libraries, museums, archives celebrate Preservation Week, April 24-30

CHICAGO - During Preservation Week, libraries will be raising awareness of the role they play in providing preservation education and information.

Announcing the 2022 Core Election Results

CHICAGO—Wendy Tressler, Director of Capital Projects and Project Management at the Columbus Metropolitan Library, has been elected President-Elect of Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures. Her three-year term begins at the conclusion of the 2022 ALA Annual Conference and ends at the conclusion of the 2025 ALA Annual Conference. She will serve one year each as President-Elect, President and Immediate Past-President.

Core Webinar: Making Great Video Tutorials

CHICAGOInstructional videos are a versatile staple of online library learning. Join Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures on Tuesday, May 10 at 1 pm CT for the webinar "Making Great Video Tutorials". In this non-technical session by an experienced instruction librarian, attendees will learn the best approaches for designing and creating clear, useful videos for your library learners.

Preservation Week® estrena nueva apariencia y sitio web

CHICAGO—Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures ha presentado un nuevo logotipo y marca para su campaña de concientización pública de Preservation Week. La prestigiosa iniciativa, que cumple doce años de existencia, ha inspirado a personas y comunidades de todo el mundo a preservar colecciones personales, familiares y comunitarias. Además, Preservation Week ha creado conciencia sobre el papel que desempeñan las bibliotecas y otras instituciones culturales en la provisión de educación e información continua sobre la preservación.

Preservation Week® gets a new look, launches new website

CHICAGO—Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures has unveiled a new logo and branding for its Preservation Week public awareness campaign. In its 12th year, Preservation Week has inspired individuals and communities around the world to preserve personal, family and community collections. In addition, this initiative has raised awareness of the role libraries and other cultural institutions play in providing ongoing preservation education and information.

Showcase Your Library’s Interior Design Work by Applying for the 2022 ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Awards

CHICAGO—Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures and the Commercial Interior Design Association (IIDA) are currently accepting applications for the 9th annual IIDA/ALA Library Interior Design Awards honoring excellence in library interior design and promoting extraordinary interior spaces across nine categories. Winners and their clients will be honored and showcased during an awards ceremony at the ALA Annual Conference in Washington D.C.

New Federated Authentication Resources from Core

Core has published two new resources to help librarians and library workers better understand federated authentication, which lets library users access remote sites by logging in to a campus sign-on service.

New Core Web Course Explores Fundamentals of Management

CHICAGO—Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures is pleased to announce the release of a new web course that introduces library managers to the fundamental concepts of management.

Descubra el impacto de la preservación digital en el medio ambiente

CHICAGO—El contenido digital es creado y recopilado por todos, no solo por bibliotecas y archivos. Mantener la viabilidad del contenido digital no solo requiere el uso de energía, sino también la actualización de los medios y tecnologías de almacenamiento digital.