More than 140 attendees got together at the Renaissance Ballroom in the Renaissance Washington hotel to win prizes, watch their colleagues go all out at Rock Band, and play “European” board games (code for modern board games that are more social and don’t rely on just rolling the die and moving around a board).
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As the daily rag for all things Annual, Cognotes isn't just filled with tidbits covering the past day's events.
Salmon Rushdie discusses his experiences in libraries and the value of libraries with PIO's Steve Zalusky.
As librarians, we know we’re better than Google at providng relevant information—it's just that we're rarely as fast. At the “Competing with Search Engines:Rethinking Websites and Social Media Strategies” Saturday morning, NewsTrust.net executive director Fabrice Florin
Another positive note from volunteer Robin Brown about ALA's Libraries Build Communities project, an annual event where conference attendees help local libraries, along
It's difficult to miss the OverDrive Digital Bookmobile, which is stationed in the corner of a large parking lot across the street from the Washington Convention Center. But inside is not just the expected product information. The Digital Bookmobile is also home to a project called Lend Your Voice.
If you cannot participate in Library Advocacy Day this Tuesday, you can participate in Virtual Library Advocacy Day
Nobel Prize–winning author Toni Morrison capped a splendid Opening General Session at the ALA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., yesterday with what has to be the quote of the year.
Ambassadors and emerging tech and Fillion and oh my!
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From the Intellectual Freedom 101 session yesterday at Conference... Speakers included IFC chair Martin Garnar, who spoke about the Intellectual Freedom Committee, the Merritt Fund, and state intellectual freedom committees; Kent Oliver, FTRF president, who spoke about the Freedom to Read Foundation; chair of the I