American Libraries Magazine

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.)
The Washington Office Update program Saturday morning, “Whither Washington: The 2014 Election and What It Means for Libraries,” got off to a powerful start with the appearance of Richard Dur
Posted January 31, 2015 | Comments: 0
ALA Top Ten Tweets
Wooo, it’s day one of Midwinter! The twitterverse is bustling with happy arrivals, anticipation, humor, inspiration, and a whole lot of festive spirit.
Posted January 31, 2015 | Comments: 0
Paper books will never die
Midwinter Meeting News And so it begins
Posted January 30, 2015 | Comments: 0
NYPL's Space/Time Directory
In the 12th annual Knight News Challenge, organizers asked this question: “How might we leverage libraries as a platform to build more knowledgeable communities?” Twenty-two winners
Posted January 30, 2015 | Comments: 0
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Welcome to Midwinter 2015 in Chicago—home of ALA HQ! The Twitterverse is abuzz with excitement for #alamw15!
Posted January 30, 2015 | Comments: 0
HDTV advanced picture settings, explained
American Libraries Online Learning together: Finding the power in co-mentoring
Posted January 29, 2015 | Comments: 0
Penn acquires an occult and alchemical collection
ALA News ALA launches new E-Rate initiative
Posted January 28, 2015 | Comments: 0
Wearable tech in 1922 was a radio inside your top hat
American Libraries Online Selecting the (mock) Newbery and Caldecott winners
Posted January 27, 2015 | Comments: 0
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“Read a book, yo!” That’s the unofficial motto of a group of students at Derby Academy in Hingham, Massachusetts. They took it from N. D. Wilson’s Boys of Blur, a book many of them were introduced to as part of their school library’s mock Newbery Medal election program this year.
Posted January 27, 2015 | Comments: 0
Multiple issues with the Goodnight Moon bedroom
American Libraries Online The winner of the AL Who Inspires You? contest
Posted January 26, 2015 | Comments: 0