American Libraries Magazine

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
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Posted June 3, 2014 | Comments: 0
In the animal world, there are many ways two species can interact. They may compete. They may partner. They may form symbiotic relationships. Or one may prey on the other. 
Posted June 2, 2014 | Comments: 0
(Clockwise from left to right): W. M. Tharanga Dilruk Ranasinghe from Sri Lanka, Leonila Reyes from the Philippines, Franklin Flores Urrutia from El Salvador, Sonam Wangdi from Bhutan, and Olufunmilayo Fati from Nigeria with AL Associate Editor Mariam Pera at the ALA office in Chicago.
Five librarians from developing countries visited ALA headquarters on May 30 as part of the annual Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship program, and spoke with American Libraries about their experiences.
Posted May 30, 2014 | Comments: 0
E-reader among the print books
Libraries—both public and academic—are in the business of gathering, organizing, and presenting to the public the intellectual content of our culture. To some extent, we’re also responsible for the preservation of that content.
Posted May 30, 2014 | Comments: 0
The July/Aug. 1977 cover story of AL featured The Speaker
Controversy consumed the 1977 ALA Annual Conference in Detroit over The Speaker,  a narrative film commissioned by ALA and produced by the Intellectual Freedom Committee (IFC).
Posted May 29, 2014 | Comments: 0
Author and poet Maya Angelou died May 28 at age 86.
Posted May 28, 2014 | Comments: 3
Marilyn Lea Miller
Marilyn Lea Miller, 83, staunch advocate of education, research, and children’s services and 1992–1993 president of the American Library Association (ALA), died May 22 after a long illness.
Posted May 27, 2014 | Comments: 0
Sarah Thomas (left) and Judith Nadler
Sarah Thomas, vice president of the Harvard Library, delivered the inaugural Judith Nadler Vision Lecture at the University of Chicago’s Joseph Regenstein Library on May 22.
Posted May 26, 2014 | Comments: 0
It’s been an exciting couple of weeks here at Innovative and we have some important news to share ab
Posted May 20, 2014 | Comments: 1
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Many in the library community are tracking the May 15 rulemaking proposal from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as it relates to the future of network neutrality. Larra Clark, director of the ALA Office for Information Technology’s Policy’s Program on Networks and Program on America's Libraries for the 21
Posted May 15, 2014 | Comments: 0