The Scoop

The Scoop is the American Libraries blog and covers a wide range of issues related to libraries and librarians, including conference posts about ALA Midwinter Meeting and ALA Annual Conference. The section also provides news, features, Q&As, photos, videos, slide shows, and other coverage of the industry.

  • Top Ten Tweets

    Top Ten Tweets — Tuesday (Day 5)

    June 28, 2017

            We kick off the day with waiting in a long line to see Hillary Clinton, which totally made everyone leave inspired. "When I got that library card, it felt like I had been handed a passport to the world." @HillaryClinton #alaac17 — Tom Bober (@CaptainLibrary) June 27, 2017 Hillary Clinton … Continue reading Top Ten Tweets — Tuesday (Day 5)

  • Ready for the Library?

    June 27, 2017

    Collins was trying to illustrate a crucial lesson—that we make assumptions about what students know—for attendees of “Library Readiness: Steps to Ensure Your Students Are Ready to Learn in the Elementary Library,” her American Association of School Librarians session at the American Library Association’s Annual Conference and Exhibition in Chicago on June 26. “A lot of … Continue reading Ready for the Library?


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