American Libraries Magazine

“We need a New Deal about privacy,” said Hal Niedzviecki, author of The Peep Diaries, at the Office for Intellectual Freedom's kickoff for Choose Privacy Week, which will be first observed May 2–8, 2010.
Posted January 16, 2010 | Comments: 0
The Washington Office covered a number of topics in its Midwinter update. Due to a scheduled interview on the MCCA/ALA Haiti Relief Fund, I was able to attend the first hour only; Pamela Goodes will be writing about topics discussed after I left. Patriot Act
Posted January 16, 2010 | Comments: 0
ALA immediate past president Jim Rettig emceed an ALA Midwinter Meeting forum featuring the candidates who will be vying for the American Library Association president and treasurer posts in the forthcoming spring election.
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Authors Eric Van Lustbader, Chuck Hogan, Tracy Chevalier, and Julie Powell kicked off the exhibits opening Friday afternoon in conversation with Brad Hooper of Booklist, sharing impressions about what it's like to have your book turned into a feature film.
Posted January 16, 2010 | Comments: 0
In no particular order...
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A plethora of images of the Midwinter Meeting in Boston.  Follow along on Flickr (tag: alamw10)
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Amid the hustle and bustle of this year's Midwinter, ALA's intrepid videographers have been busy documenting the comings and goings of attendees as they go about their conference business. Students, new council members, advocates, journal editors, you name it, they caught it on film.
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There are eight million stories at Midwinter. This is one of them.
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A fresh issue of Cognotes, hot from the presses...
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DLTJ posts on the finer points of being an OCLC member. PLA bids a fond farewell to the Chinatown Storefront Library.
Posted January 16, 2010 | Comments: 0