American Libraries Magazine

Coming in the April issue of American Libraries is our annual Library Design Showcase, but we've already started posting the much more thorough and much more focused online component.
Posted March 16, 2010 | Comments: 0
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