American Libraries Magazine

ALA is planning a web redevelopment in the next year. To ensure that the changes to the website satisfy members’ needs, ALA stakeholders should tell us in this survey: Just how Web 2.0 should ALA go?
Posted May 18, 2010 | Comments: 0
ALA is planning a web redevelopment in the next year. To ensure that the changes to the website satisfy members’ needs, ALA stakeholders should tell us what changes they want in this survey: Just how Web 2.0 should ALA go? When you visit the ALA website:
Posted May 17, 2010 | Comments: 0
Library Director Doug Raber
Some days it seems as if the whole country is going green.  I know it’s not true but I keep my fingers crossed that the progress we are making on this front will not only continue but pick up speed.
Posted May 14, 2010 | Comments: 0
ALA Chapters: Frequently Asked Questions is an FAQ that helps explain not only what the ALA Student Chapters are (including how to start one!), but also how the ALA and ALA Chapters partnership works.
Posted May 14, 2010 | Comments: 0
ALA Chapters: Frequently Asked Questions is an FAQ that helps explain how the ALA and ALA Chapters partnership works and provides easy access to ALA resources for Chapters.
Posted May 14, 2010 | Comments: 0
Big Read bags made from used banners
I love hearing about people like Melissa Records who have been on the green path recycling and reusing materials for years–way before it became the “in thing” that it is today.
Posted May 12, 2010 | Comments: 0
ALA Executive Director Keith Michael Fiels announced this morning in an all-staff memo that a projected $2-million budget shortfall has forced the Association to reduce staff by eight positions. The memo to staff:
Posted May 11, 2010 | Comments: 0
The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), invites you to ALCTS 101 an event hosted by the ALCTS New Members Interest Group (ANMIG), in conjunctio
Posted May 7, 2010 | Comments: 0
For one year only, Library Advocacy Day (LAD) will replace National Library Legislative Day (NLLD).
Posted May 6, 2010 | Comments: 0
Teton County Library's "Going Green" logo
Just a few days ago I wrote about Teton County (Wyo.) Library’s No Idling Campaign.  I would be remiss if I didn’t tell you more about what they’re doing on the green front as it is pretty impressive.
Posted May 6, 2010 | Comments: 0