American Libraries Magazine

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Long ago, l lost the “know-it-all” attitude of my youth in favor of an appreciation for backseat drivers—individuals who, while not controlling a vehicle, want to “tutor” the driver.
Posted May 21, 2010 | Comments: 0
ALA Executive Director Keith Michael Fiels annnounced that ALA has officially launched ALA Online Learning, a new section of the ALA website showcasing all web-based professional development opportunities across the Association. 
Posted May 19, 2010 | Comments: 0
ALA Executive Director Keith Michael Fiels today announced the official launch of ALA Online Learning, a new section of the ALA website showcasing all web-based professional development opportunities across the Association.
Posted May 18, 2010 | Comments: 0
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Last week, I blogged about a $4.5 million dollar library renovation. Let’s face it, nice money if you can get it, but…
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 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