ALA 2014: Librarian by Day, Novelist by Night

Three librarians with novels published in 2014 gathered at ALA Vegas on Saturday afternoon to share their experiences as authors navigating the library world and vice versa. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2014: Librarian by Day, Novelist by Night

Three librarians with novels published in 2014 gathered at ALA Vegas on Saturday afternoon to share their experiences as authors navigating the library world and vice versa. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Midwinter 2014: On E-books, Librarians Urged to Think Bigger (and Smaller)

At ALA Midwinter 2014, librarians were urged not to be satisfied by recent ebook developments, and to look more deeply at their digital future. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2014 Preview: The Librarian’s Guide to Paranoid Behavior

Librarians have always been a wee bit paranoid, but for years our distrust pretty much clustered around two obsessions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2014: ALA Sizzles in Las Vegas

Official attendance figures were not available at press time, but ALA officials said the early numbers were on pace to surpass expectations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2014: Hot Start For ALA in Las Vegas

More than 20,000 librarians, authors, publishers and vendors from 765 exhibitors are expected to attend the conference over the next four days, and at first glance, the show looks like it will be a strong one. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Night Watch,' 'A Day in the Life of Abed Salama,' 'King' Among 2024 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Novelist Jayne Anne Phillips, journalist Nathan Thrall, and biographer Jonathan Eig were among the winners of the 108th annual Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism and in Arts and Letters, announced May 6. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2023: Gorman and Robinson Tell Librarians, 'It's Okay to Be Sad'

ALA 2023 wrapped up Tuesday with an uplifting keynote featuring poet Amanda Gorman and children's book illustrator Christian Robinson, who discussed how people can harness their grief to effect change in the world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2023: Experts and Allies Supply Librarians with Information and Tools to Fight Censorship

The professional program at the 2023 ALA Annual Conference was packed with information to help librarians and advocates battle book bans and other challenges to the freedom to read. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Freedom Fighters: Ibram X. Kendi Kicks Off ALA 2023 with a Powerful Message to Librarians

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ALA Announces 2023 'I Love My Librarian Award' Winners

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ALA Responds as Legislation Threatens Librarians for Offering Information on Abortion Services

ALA says it is “developing guidance” for libraries and library workers and working with other organizations to “oppose any efforts to limit access to constitutionally protected information or limit privacy protections” for library users. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Snow Days 2022: Four Novelists Expand Consciousness

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ALA Announces 'I Love My Librarian' Award Winners

ALA officials said they received more than 1,300 nominations from library users for this year’s award, with hundreds of nominations focused on librarians’ swift and effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic, from "hosting virtual programs to distributing books and technology safely to those in... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2021: Barack Obama Tells Librarians Their Work Is 'More Important Than Ever'

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BookExpo 2020: Librarians’ Day Set for 10 A.M. Kick Off

BookExpo Online's first full day of programming begins with a panel featureing five library leaders who will take stock of how libraries are handling the coronavirus pandemic thus far and how the public library might change in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Santa Monica Librarian Patty Wong Wins 2021-2022 ALA Presidency

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ALA Midwinter 2020: On E-books, Librarians Must Hold the Line

As librarians gather in Philadelphia for the 2020 ALA Midwinter Meeting, the future of digital content in libraries remains uncertain. Librarians must stay engaged. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Wishing for Silent Days and Nights (shelftalker)

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ALA 2019: Carla Hayden, The People's Librarian

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Librarians to Rally as ALA Midwinter Kicks off in Seattle

Advocacy, technology, and the future of ALA will be prominent themes at the 2019 ALA Midwinter Meeting, which runs from January 25-29. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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