American Libraries Magazine

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: 1
Vannevar Bush's concept of the memex. From
The January 26 New Yorker has an article about Brewster Kahle, the Internet Archive, and its Wayback Machine. Jill Lepore’s article is titled “The Cobweb” and it sits under the heading of Annals of Technology. Take a look.
Posted January 26, 2015 | Comments: 0
Library Simplified
What if our patrons could get to the ebooks of their choice in just three clicks? Click once to discover, click twice to download, and the third click to read. Does this sound like science fiction? Well, we may know soon.
Posted January 26, 2015 | Comments: 1