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.
June 22, 2018
You’re ready for Annual to start. https://twitter.com/p3ngwn/status/1010168406556004364 Or maybe you feel like this. This is my OMG-I-won-the-Newbery-Medal-and-now-I’m-on-my-way-to-#ALAAC18-WTH-is-happening-right-now face. #ALA18 pic.twitter.com/C3pl90vr0v — Erin Entrada Kelly (@erinkellytweets) June 22, 2018 You are psyched for all the sessions. Awwww yyeeaaahh #alaac18 pic.twitter.com/qFs7FE0vCM — Tasha Nins (@TashaCMN) June 22, 2018 It's begun! #alaac18 #diversity #equity #inclusion pic.twitter.com/YRfFPsVukH — J … Continue reading Top 10 Tweets—Friday Edition
June 19, 2018
So what to do? Episode 27 features must-see and must-eat recommendations from two folks who know New Orleans well. First, American Libraries Associate Editor Terra Dankowski talks with David Slater, director of culinary development for famed New Orleans chef Emeril Lagasse’s restaurants. David shares his favorite places to eat and drink in the city. Next, American … Continue reading Dewey Decibel Podcast: Insider’s Guide to New Orleans
The E-Content blog provides information about e-publishing, including news and data about ebooks and other forms of digital publishing and technology.
July 22, 2016
Michael Blackwell, director of the St. Mary’s County (Md.) Libraries, urged the library community to demand simplicity from content providers and platform developers by putting the user at the heart of the experience and by providing genuine integration of e-content. The e-content field is dynamic, and just as some standards and practices are implemented, new … Continue reading Digital Content Working Group at Annual Conference
May 16, 2016
Like the United States and Canada, Australia has struggled with ebook prices that are too high, platforms with unpredictable fees, and licenses that are hostile to libraries, users, and authors alike. Inspired by various examples in the US (the Internet Archive, Douglas County [Colo.] Libraries, Califa Group), the good people at New South Wales established … Continue reading Indyreads: Australia’s New