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National "Rebalance Your Relationship with Your Library" Week

If you are reading to this report, odds are that at least one library – in your school, your neighborhood or maybe the big formal downtown library – has been a big part of your life. 421 more words

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OverDrive Review: A Free E-Book Lending Service That Requires Some Patience

When you think of public libraries, what comes to mind? Maybe memories of the days you used to go there as a kid, or perhaps images of stacks and stacks of musty old books. 1,140 more words


"Seattle is not exactly a publishing hub..."

So here’s the UW guide to Publishing Jobs….


And that’s why I might have to enlist at Portland State University. I know these guys, or anyway, I did in 2005 when they edited Return to Circa ’96… 28 more words

YALSA Teens' Top Ten 2014

Each year, I eagerly look forward to the announcement of the YALSA Teens’ Top Ten book list. In contrast to the much more formal awards handed out by the American Library Association in January, the Top Ten is a list crafted by teens themselves. 155 more words


Fighting Ebola and Infectious Diseases with Information: Resources and Search Skills can Arm Librarians

Recent outbreaks across the globe and in the U.S. have made us all aware of potential public health impacts of infectious disease. Librarians find themselves assisting their users in finding credible information sources on topics such as Ebola, Chikungunya and pandemic influenza. 29 more words

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Pat Carterette Professional Development Grant

Hello and Welcome!

I was honored by ALA earlier by becoming one of two recipients for the 2014 Pat Carterette Professional Development Grant. Because of the grant, I will be attending the 2014 Internet Librarian conference next week. 90 more words


Watch it Online Now - First Webinar in a Series about Issue Framing is Available Online

(The following announcement is from the American Library Association Center for Civic Life, and the David Mathews Center for Civic Life.)

Does your community have a problem that looks like this? 138 more words

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