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American Libraries Magazine
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
Starting this month, each new issue of American Libraries will be accompanied by a digital edition.
When It’s a BookBag, designed by Kathy Kelly.
Gathering patron input is invaluable to understanding the needs and wants of your community. It’s also a wonderful way to build your library’s green treasure chest.
Does your library offer coffee and tea to its patrons and staff? If so, you may want to consider serving them in something other than a polystyrene (aka Styrofoam) cup—if you are not already doing so. Why? In addition to the potential health-related risks, there are environmental concerns:
"Reed Business Information has taken another step in the divestment of its U.S.-based magazines," Folio magazine reported yesterday, saying that the publisher has sold Library Journal and School Library Journal to Media Source Inc., based in Pl
ALA JobLIST offers one-stop access for career leads, communicating with employers, and tips for success in the library and information science profession.
Have you ever attended a great program at your local library? A program that you remember years later as if it was yesterday? Some of the very best programs that I’ve attended over the years included a big name speaker, a visionary who left me wanting to know more and do more.
As a child, I loved riding my bicycle. It remained my main mode of transportation throughout high school. Over the years though, like many Americans, I began to rely more heavily on public transportation and ultimately a car to get around.