American Libraries Magazine

College of New Rochelle receives $4 million ED grant
American Libraries Online Tracking Ebola in Liberia
Posted October 3, 2014 | Comments: 0
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American Libraries Online How libraries help kids stand up to bullying
Posted October 2, 2014 | Comments: 0
Humanoid robots arrive at Westport Library
American Libraries Online In Practice: High tech, high touch
Posted October 1, 2014 | Comments: 0
2016–2017 ALA Presidential Candidates
James LaRue, CEO of LaRue and Associates in Castle Rock, Colorado, Julie Todaro, dean of library services at Austin (Texas) Community College, Joseph Janes, associate professor and chair of the MLIS program at the Information School of the University of Washington in Seattle, and JP Porcaro, acquisitions and technol
Posted September 26, 2014 | Comments: 0
OverDrive announced this week that Macmillan has lifted its restriction on licensing its ebooks to library consortia.
Posted September 25, 2014 | Comments: 0
Author Phil Greene mans the "Hemingway Daiquiri" stand at the DCPL Banned Books Week event. Photo: DC Public Library; Valerie Brown, photographer.
D.C. Public Library kicked off Banned Books Week in style this year by hosting an exclusive after-hours rendezvous that included a musical orchestra and the unveiling of a series of indoor and outdoor art installations created by local artists.
Posted September 23, 2014 | Comments: 0
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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation seems to be getting out of the world of libraries, which is a shame.
Posted September 23, 2014 | Comments: 0
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Banned Books Week, running September 21–27, offers libraries everywhere an opportunity to celebrate challenging (and challenged) literature and let their communities exercise their freedom to read.
Posted September 22, 2014 | Comments: 0
Reforma's Children in Crisis project
Sylvia Cisneros, president of Reforma: The National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking, delivered 225 Spanish-language children’s books to the Rio Grande Processing Center in McAllen, Texas, September 10, as part of the organization’s effort to help meet the s
Posted September 17, 2014 | Comments: 0
It doesn’t matter if a book is paper or pixels: Covers matter. We are drawn to images, and the brighter and more appealing the image, the more briskly the book circulates.
Posted September 12, 2014 | Comments: 0