American Libraries Magazine
In no particular order...
LITA's Top Tech Trends was interesting to me this year because its participants, while all formidable representatives of the world of cutting edge library tech geeks, were all new to the panel:
Caitlin Williams, a career development consultant who has been offering advice and guidance in the Placement Center at ALA conferences for years, sat down to speak with American Libraries this weekend at the Midwinter Meeting.
One of the (many) big announcements that came out of Youth Media Awards (YMA) presentation this morning was the inaugural awarding of the Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achieve
Prestigious as they are, there are a lot of Youth Media Awards (YMA) handed out and it can be, well, confusing.
Midwinter saw exhaustion and nasty weather setting in around BCEC on Sunday.
The newly-minted meeting space that was Networking Uncommons sparked some interest among atendees, particularly as one noted, because those using the space at certain times seemed to be well under the average conference attendee age (implying that perhaps it was an idea that might grow along with its users)
The Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) hosted a fantastic event at ALA's Midwinter Meeting on Saturday, Januar