American Libraries Magazine
The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) began its Monday World Library and Information Congress agenda with a press conference attended by some 50 people.
Mauro Guerrini, president of the Italian Library Association, was the first to welcome some 3,000 delegates from 136 countries to Milan for the August 23 opening session of the five-day World Library and Information Congress.
The five-day 75th IFLA General Conference and Assembly in Milan, Italy, began for most delegates on Saturday, August 23, with a caucus.
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The ALA Washington Office released its final push today to remind librarians that August 14 is the deadline for the first-round of Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grants.
Just wanted to offer an alert that this year's crop of videos from Annual Conference---twelve of them in total---are now posted on AL Focus. Of course, you're here, and the videos can easily be put here as well, so...
ALA members approved two resolutions—one supporting "Civil Marriage Equality Regardless of Sexual Orientation" and the other on "Libraries and the Continuing Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan"—at two Membership Meetings during the Association's Annual Conference in Chicago.
ALA members approved two resolutions—one supporting “Civil Marriage Equality Regardless of Sexual Orientation” and the other on “Libraries and the Continuing Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan”—at two Membership Meetings during the Association’s Annual Conference in Chicago.
The central concerns expressed by the American Libraries Advisory Committee, which held one of its two annual face-to-face meetings July 11 during the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, related to the magazine’s ever-changing role as a communications vehicle, a membership perk, and a revenue generator.