At the Closing General Session of the 2013 ALA Annual Conference, Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer spoke with incoming ALA President Barbara Stripling about her upcoming kids’ book, the challenges that come with fame, the value of mentors, and more.
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Ray Bradbury’s influence on literature, film, television, art, library advocacy, and more is unparalleled. The late author was one of our great thinkers: curious, unflappable, and passionate about truth, literacy, and open access of information.
Improv was an unstated but undeniable theme of this year’s ALA Conference.
Kiichiro Sato, regional photo editor for the Associated Press (AP), presented “Through the Photographer’s Lens: How Images Impact Research,” at the ALA Annual Conference on Monday.
Okay, everyone, to the tune of “Do Your Ears Hang Low?”:
Mark Frauenfelder, the founding editor-in-chief of Make magazine and founder of Boing Boing, addressed a standing-room-only crowd on Monday at the 2013 ALA Annual Conference that came to hear him talk about makerspaces and maker culture
The stampede for swag may have died down, but Day 4 of #ala2013 still had tweeps and attendees booming with excitement. Award receptions, Conversations Starters, speaker sessions, and competitive fun were the trending topics in the biblio-twitterverse. Twenty tweets? Twenty? Really?
After extended debate, the ALA Council voted to substitute the resolution in support of whistleblower Edward Snowden (CD#39) that passed in Council I on Monday, with a resolution on the need for reforms for the intelligence community to support privacy, open government, government transparency, and accountability (C
Now Showing @ ALA offered a variety of film and video screenings throughout the 2013 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago.
Author and activist Alice Walker received a standing ovation soon after taking the stage during her Auditorium Speakers Series appearance on July 1 at the 2013 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago.