Latest Library Links, February 25, 2015

News from ALA and the profession

February 25, 2015

Secret libraries of Chicago
Secret libraries of Chicago

ALA News

Celebrate National Library Workers Day, April 14

Annual Conference News

Session proposal deadlines this weekend

Division News

Conformity, resistance, and the ACRL Information Literacy Framework

Standard Citation Forms for Rare Materials Cataloging now online

Awards & Grants

2015 Shirley Olofson Memorial Award

Libraries in the News

NCAC responds to Rush Revere in Ohio


FCC net neutrality rules clear one hurdle

White House preps expansive online privacy bill

Intellectual privacy is under threat

Author John Green, copyright violator

Fair use and MOOCs

What else can be said about fair use?

Using technology to outsource human memory

Tech Talk

EBSCO acquires YBP Library Services

Microsoft rolls out free Office to students, worldwide

This team makes Facebook accessible to visually impaired users

How teachers will change the future of tech


Google Play Music just got better

Books & Reading

Why categorizing authors is a bad idea

Blurring the line between comics and prose

Tips & Ideas

Gearing up for South by Southwest

The secret life of a public library security guard

A day in the life of a library homeschooler

Rotarians praise public libraries

Lessons in innovation from a public library

A librarian’s thoughts on TNT’s The Librarians

Meet the librarian who live-tweeted The Librarians

12 creative examples of bookish advertising

Fossil Calibration Database launches

Secret libraries of Chicago

Written on the edge: Manuscript edge inscriptions



Latest Library Links, February 24, 2015

News from ALA and the profession

SXSW: Day One

Annual Austin, Texas, event offers an opportunity to create new advocates for libraries