Midwinter Meeting News And so it begins
American Libraries Magazine
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
Welcome to Midwinter 2015 in Chicago—home of ALA HQ! The Twitterverse is abuzz with excitement for #alamw15!
American Libraries Online Learning together: Finding the power in co-mentoring
ALA News ALA launches new E-Rate initiative
American Libraries Online Selecting the (mock) Newbery and Caldecott winners
“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.
American Libraries Online The winner of the AL Who Inspires You? contest
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.
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.