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Advertisers in American Libraries print also get a free listing in this monthly service Mailed monthly to more than 41,000 American Library Association members Free service for qualified advertisers May be purchased for non-qualifying advertisers Links directly to advertisers’ websites Read more… (PDF) Next Steps Download the 2016 American Libraries media kit (PDF) See a sample issue … Continue reading E-Product News
Initiated in 1997 as a one-year program under former ALA President Mary R. Somerville and revived in 2006 under former ALA President Leslie Burger, Emerging Leaders recognizes the best and brightest new leaders in our industry. It’s open to librarians under 35 years of age or those new to the library profession of any age … Continue reading Emerging Leaders: The Class of 2015
Recently, we followed up with four of those interviewees to see how their experiences matched—or didn’t match—their expectations, their observations of the current state of library management and of women within it, and the lessons they’ve learned over their careers. Our interviewees are: BRIDGET LAMONT, director of the Illinois State Library from 1983 to 2000, … Continue reading Women in Management, Revisited
What does the future hold for librarians’ participation in teaching and learning in colleges and universities? Many are already taking advantage of the opportunities provided by the emergence of new technologies and faculty interest in giving students assignments that will engage them in their learning. I believe that the greatest opportunities for librarians lie in … Continue reading The Future for Teaching and Learning
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 … Continue reading Latest Library Links, January 14, 2014
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 … Continue reading Latest Library Links, January 15, 2015
ALA News School librarians and intellectual freedom web meetings Webinar: Understanding credit scores and reports Awards & Grants Honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Newbery Visionaries at the Darien Library 2014 Margaret A. Edwards Collection Development Grant winners Libraries in the News Four Queens Library vice-presidents resign Guam has not had any … Continue reading Latest Library Links, January 16, 2015
We are looking for libraries that are shining examples of innovative architecture and that address patrons’ needs in unique, interesting, and effective ways. Previous submissions have consisted of projects ranging from innovative kids’ spaces and outdoor facilities to expanded high-tech academic libraries and restorations of libraries devastated by natural disasters. If your library is on … Continue reading Submit Your Architectural Project to the 2015 Library Design Showcase
If recent news about Chicago's polar vortex has you wondering about what to wear for the Midwinter Meeting, we have one piece of advice: Layer up. The cityscape is still breathtaking, as this bird's-eye video from a drone shows.