Latest Library Links, January 14, 2014

News from ALA and the profession

January 26, 2015

Montgomery County loans out Little Free Libraries to patrons

ALA News

New e-rate implementation begins

The Daniel W. Lester Library Postcard Collection

Midwinter Meeting News

Policy Revolution! update

Division News

LLAMA call for mentors and mentees

Awards & Grants

The life of a book award committee member

Libraries in the News

Passions flare on proposed Chicago parkland site for Obama library

Wichita votes to move ahead with new main library

Montgomery County loans out Little Free Libraries to patrons

Texas library is one donation away from closure


On scholarly communication and the digital humanities

Digital badges for professional development

Tech Talk

Join Maker Corps as a host site in 2015

Brain-computer interface almost ready for testing


Stanford University Press gets grant to expand its digital portfolio

HarperCollins ebooks move to EPUB3 format

Beneath the Ink is developing ehanced ebooks

Books & Reading

Livestream: Reading Discovery with former First Lady Barbara Bush, Jan. 29

10 must-read academic books for 2015

Through January 22: McDonald's supplies books with its Happy Meals

What to read if you want more Downton Abbey

Tips & Ideas

Google launches mobile classroom app

Google Translate app gets an upgrade

The Smithsonian's new "Skin and Bones" mobile app

MOOCs for librarians

Five mistakes I made in my first quarter of library school

Eight logical fallacies that fuel anti-science sentiments

Cartoons only a teacher-librarian would love

10 minutes of real-time book requests in the British Library (video)

From The Middle: A librarian is coming to Thanksgiving dinner (video)


Latest Library Links, January 15, 2015

News from ALA and the profession