For one year only, Library Advocacy Day (LAD) will replace National Library Legislative Day (NLLD).
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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.
In my old neighborhood, there is a beautiful park. Adjacent to the park is a kindergarten school.
The seventh draft of “Librarianship and Traditional Cultural Expressions: Nurturing Understanding and Respect” is available for review and comment.
American Libraries has run a number of articles on how to manage your way through the economic crisis that has now trickled down to libraries big-time. Some of our profession's best managers and leaders have produced a number of significant articles that could help us all get through these tough times.
Larry Romans, American Library Association Executive Board member and head of government information and media services for Vanderbilt University Libraries in Nashville, posted a brief report on the ALA Council's electronic discussion list this morning about the
MLIS and MFA students at the University of Alabama’s School of Library & Information Studies (SLIS) have joined together to raise funds for the recovery and reconstruction of libraries in Haiti that were ru
Every day we hear about more libraries facing budget cuts—and worse! Please send an e-mail to your governor and your representatives today to let them know how important libraries are to you!
ALA Treasurer Rod Hersberger, whose term ends after this year's Annual Conference in June, delivered a report today on the American Library Association's financial picture. His assessment is scheduled for publication in the June-July issue of American Libraries, but here's a preview:
Election results just announced: Molly Raphael has been elected 2011-2012 president of the American Library Association, and James Neal was elected ALA treasurer for the 2010-2013 term. Raphael is the former director of Multnomah County Library in Oregon, and Neal is university librarian at Columbia University in