Latest Library Links, January 15, 2015

News from ALA and the profession

January 26, 2015

Chetham's, the oldest free public reference library in the UK

ALA News

ALA President's Message: Everyone's work

Survey on equity, diversity, and inclusion

Midwinter Meeting News

Five Chicago attractions for visitors on a budget

Awards & Grants

2014 Jane Yolen Mid-List Author Award

2015 Digital Book Awards

2015 Sydney Taylor Manuscript Award

Wikipedia wins 2015 Erasmus Prize

Libraries eligible for 2015 Innovations in Reading Prize

NEH Humanities Open Book Grants available

Libraries in the News

A message of farewell from Susan Hildreth

Hanover, Va.: Teachers must notify parents about controversial materials

Chetham's, the oldest free public reference library in the UK

Issues

Federal judges hear appeal on Arizona's ethnic studies ban

Obama announces new family / sick leave program for federal workers

A country where teachers have a voice

The 21st-century learning commons

Low self-esteem and the academic librarian

Social media and stress

Tech Talk

13 iOS apps worth buying

A supercomputer in your pocket (infographic)

The 10 best computer mice

The 10 best keyboards

10 portable keyboards

E-Content

They are watching you read

Become a DPLA Community Rep

OverDrive: Children's ebook sales rose in 2014

NISO metadata tags for free and licensed e-content

Books & Reading

Confessions of an old-fashioned book-group leader

Good news for couples who read together

Marriage plots in novels

Zine librarianship

Why I reread

Tips & Ideas

Macmillan and Springer to merge science divisions

Orwellian America: DCPL holds series of events on privacy

Bodleian exhibition celebrates 500 years of Aldus Manutius