Diversity

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.

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.

Seminario web de Preservation Week®: Cómo implementar la sostenibilidad en su instalación

CHICAGO—En un momento en que la sostenibilidad y el ahorro de energía son imperativos para frenar el cambio climático, las instituciones y organizaciones deben ser más agresivas cuando de ahorrar energía se trata. Hay una serie de estrategias de ahorro de energía sostenible que pueden implementar las instituciones dedicadas a colecciones. Sin embargo, estas estrategias requieren el conocimiento de la instalación que alberga la colección, así como un sólido programa de control de datos.

Core ALA Preconference: Crisis Communication/Message Dissemination for Libraries

CHICAGO—Public libraries are faced with unique challenges in a 24-hour news cycle world. While the corporate sector has extensive business continuity plans in place, far fewer libraries have up-to-date crisis communication strategies and plans developed in order to protect their brand in a sudden emergency. At its heart, crisis planning doesn’t actually mean preparing for the worst—it means preparing to avoid risk and maximize opportunity.

Core ALA Preconference: Core Library Buildings Tour

CHICAGO—Join Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures on Friday, June 24, at the 2022 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition in Washington, DC, for a full-day tour of library buildings throughout the city. Explore the beautiful and unique architecture of Washington, DC and experience the next generation of public and academic library facilities that center the human experience and activate 21st-century learning for all.

Core ALA Preconference: AvramCamp: An Unconference for Women and Non-binary Technology Library Workers

CHICAGO—Join Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures during the the 2022 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition in Washington, DC for the full-day preconference event "AvramCamp: An Unconference for Women and Non-binary Technology Library Workers".

Core Classroom: Hearing the Story: Creating an Oral History Project

CHICAGOStorytelling is an important way to preserve the history of a community and/or culture. The human voice can convey so much more than the written word, so oral histories are a good way to preserve a community, family, or history of an important event. People have differing views about events and capturing the viewpoints through recording their stories is something that libraries have been doing for many years.

Elegida Elizabeth Yeampierre, Directora Ejecutiva de UPROSE, como Presidenta Honorífica de Preservation Week® 2022

CHICAGO—Preservation Week (Semana de la Preservación) se complace en anunciar que Elizabeth Yeampierre, directora ejecutiva de la organización comunitaria latinx UPROSE, con sede en Brooklyn, se desempeñará como Presidenta Honorífica de Preservation Week 2022. Yeampierre, abogada puertorriqueña de ascendencia africana e indígena, reconocida internacionalmente y líder de justicia ambiental y climática, es una firme defensora y pionera de la organización comunitaria para el logro del desarrollo justo y sostenible, la justicia ambiental y la adaptación climática liderada por la comunidad.