American Libraries Magazine

Remember the old saying assuring us that even fools come in out of the rain? My new corollary is: Even naysayers need shelter from the storm—especially when the naysayers don't realize it.
Posted March 16, 2010 | Comments: 0
The Library Design Showcase has, for more than 30 years, been the major feature of American Libraries' April issue. Starting Monday, it will be a major component of AL's web site as well.
Posted March 12, 2010 | Comments: 0
The Official 2010 ALA Annual Conference Wiki for Washington, D.C. is open and ready to be completed. Come to the site--and help fill in the blanks! New!
Posted March 11, 2010 | Comments: 0
Used bookcase
As I look around my home and home office, I see many beautiful and unique pieces of gently used, durable furniture including chairs, tables, a desk, filing cabinets, wall clocks, lamps and a bookcase.  The source of these items: resale and consignment shops, garage sales, and estate and community rummage sales.
Posted March 11, 2010 | Comments: 0
Many ALA Student Chapters have a presence on Facebook.
Posted March 11, 2010 | Comments: 0
The American Library Association (ALA) Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) has released Checking Out the Future: Perspectives from the Library Community on Informati
Posted March 10, 2010 | Comments: 0
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) invites you to help invent the future of museums and libraries through your participation in UpNext: The Future of Museums and Libraries Wiki.
Posted March 10, 2010 | Comments: 0
Interns Aditya Doshi and Jane Leibrock, Intern Maurini Strub
Three interns from the University of Michigan recently completed a one-week stint at the American Library Association  where they wowed the staff Web Editorial Board with presentations of their projects related to improving the “human-computer interface” of the ALA website
Posted March 9, 2010 | Comments: 0
Starting this month, each new issue of American Libraries will be accompanied by a digital edition.
Posted March 9, 2010 | Comments: 0
BookBag, designed by Kathy Kelly
When It’s a BookBag, designed by Kathy Kelly.
Posted March 9, 2010 | Comments: 0