Q. I'm in a public library and was assisting a local community college student who asked, "How accurate should my sources of information be?" I hardly know where to start!
What is the oldest award ALA gives? Who are all the recipients of the Margaret Mann Citation? When did publishers start sponsoring ALA awards?
Q. I'm finishing up my first year of library school and I've gotten interested in bibliotherapy. How can I learn more about this specialization?
Q. One of our library assistants has decided he'd like to become a librarian. Where can I direct him for more information, particularly for a list of library schools?
Q. I’m a part time school librarian, in a rural area. The local PTO would like to help me gain more funding for our school library. Do you have any ideas or resources I can share with them?
Q. I know that ALA has the Great Web Sites for Kids and my library gives copies of Social Networking: A Guide for Teens to all of our young adult visitors. Is there a list of web sites ALA points to for librarians to use?
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