Chicago Public Library (CPL) is among five libraries nationwide to receive a 2014 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, it was announced April 24.
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“The world has moved exclusively online and those who haven’t are at risk,” said D.C. Public Library (DCPL) director Richard Reyes-Gavilan as he opened “Libraries and Broadband: Urgency and Impact,” a public hearing held on April 17.
While celebrating William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, libraries, bookstores, and readers around the world will also take part in World Book Night on April 23.
School librarians in Vermont won a standards victory early this month when the Secretary of State’s Office approved Education Quality Standards that emphasize the essential role of school librarians and libraries in student success.
On April 22, the American Library Association (ALA) announced the names of 10 public libraries selected to participate in an 18-month community engagement training program as part of the Libraries Transforming Communities (LTC) Public Innovators Cohort.
While I was in Indianapolis at PLA, Innovative’s Joe Murphy, Director, Library Futures, was in Austin, Texas at the well-known South
On April 13, the American Library Association released its report on the 2014 State of America's Libraries during National Library Week, April 13–19, detailing library trends of the past year.
Here is the DCL Ebook Report for April 2014 from Douglas County (Colo.) Libraries. Click here. There seem to be two points of interest in this report.
Chicago Public Library (CPL) will expand its teen-focused YOUmedia program this summer, offering young patrons increased access to digital technology and workshops on topics such as moviemaking, graphic design, and music recording.
The role of academic libraries is changing as open access publishing moves into the mainstream, speakers said April 9 at the London Book Fair.
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