“Federal Library Funding Cut in Proposed Budget,” ALA Washington Office Director Emily Sheketoff wrote March 4 in the District Dispatch blog.
Advocating for school library services is a year-round necessity that becomes particularly pressing as spring approaches.
On March 4, the Ukrainian Library Association released this statement on the IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations) website regarding the unrest in the region.
It’s been almost two months. That’s how long I’ve been living in the future this latest time. My Google Glass arrived in December, and I’ve been playing with it in fits and starts since then, in part because winter in Chicago isn’t the best time to fully test it.
Do issues of gender and race matter in a predominantly white, female profession like librarianship? According to a panel at the LITA-sponsored “Challenges of Gender Issues in Technology Librarianship” on Sunday, the short answer is “Yes, they impact everyone.”
During the ALA Washington Office Update on Saturday morning, Patrice McDermott, executive director of Open the Government, introduced Spencer Ackerman, national security editor for the Guardian US, who discussed details of how the newspaper acquired informatio
All conference and no fun makes Ta-Shire a dull librarian, so I was really excited to spend my last day in Philadelphia on a Flavors of Philly Food tour, hosted by City Food Tours.
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) aggregates resources that can be made freely available on the web from libraries, historical associations, and other cultural institutions; applies metadata; provides a platform for discovery; and makes the resources available in one central pl
Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project, led an energetic, insightful, and often humorous discussion of the project's latest research on the role of libraries in their communities and in the lives of their patrons on Sunday at the 2014 ALA Midwinter Meeting and Exhibits i
Matthew Quick, author of a slew of books, including the bestseller Silver Linings Playbook, which was transformed into an Oscar-winning film in 2013, was at the ALA Midwinter Meeting and Exhibits in Philadelphia to discuss his new book, The Good Luck of Right Now. Slated for release by Harper Colli
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