Friday had Twitter abuzz with #alamw12 tweets running the gambit from encouragement to participate and excitement for the Exhibits opening to a tween excited to come see the fun, and even a #totebag PSA.
Sign up for a free webinar on how to organize your own Library Snapshot Day, an initiative that provides library staff with a way to show the value of their library by capturing all the wonderful things that happen in their library in a single d
There are many reasons to join your state library association, also known as an ALA Chapter. Besides receiving discounts for attending their annual conferences, your state library association provides networking, mentoring, and all kinds of other opportunities and services!
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) wants your ideas on how it can carry out its statutory responsibility “to support museum, library, and information services to meet the information, education, research, economic, cultural, and civic needs of the people of the United States.” Submit yo
My recollection may be fuzzy but I believe it was circa 2000 at a PLA conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, where the topic was e-books and how they spelled doom for public libraries. The atmosphere in the auditorium was thick. Women were sweating. Men were loosening their ties and removing their jackets.
Zines fully represent DIY (do-it-yourself) ethos, where the content, style, distribution methods, and more are entirely up to the zinester — or zine author/creator. With no standardization, and essentially a stance of anti-uniformity, zines can be a beast to catalog!