40 Great Apps for Mobile Reference and Outreach

July 1, 2013

More than 200 conference-goers packed the small room booked for the session, with many peering through the doorway and sitting on the floor. During their presentation, branch manager Richard Le and adult services librarian Mel Gooch, both from San Francisco Public Library, shared what they have found to be dozens of apps that provide innovative … Continue reading 40 Great Apps for Mobile Reference and Outreach


Author and economist Steven D. Levitt

Freakonomics Author Keynotes the Opening General Session

June 29, 2013

ALA President Maureen Sullivan introduced the bestselling coauthor of Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by quoting how the Wall Street Journal once described him: “If Indiana Jones were an economist, he’d be Steven Levitt.” Upon taking the stage, Levitt said that he was on cloud nine for about two weeks … Continue reading Freakonomics Author Keynotes the Opening General Session