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Literature, Emptiness and Empathy

It is a popular opinion that literature promotes empathy in the reader. Author John Green says in his Crash Course video “How and Why We Read, 362 more words

Broad Street Blog

Nominate your favorite librarian

Each year the Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times selects ten lucky librarians throughout the country to win the I Love My Librarian Award… 197 more words

American Library Association

In the library with a comic book, episode 14

In this episode of In the library with a comic book, Jack Baur and Amanda Jacobs Foust  cover comics at the 2014 American Library Association Annual Conference. 48 more words

Infopeople Podcasts

2013 Digital Inclusion Survey Results Published

2013 Digital Inclusion Survey Results Published
Source: Institute of Museum and Library Services, American Library Association, Information Policy & Access Center (University of Maryland), International City/County Management Association… 287 more words

Government And Politics

Nearly 100 percent of libraries offer tech training and STEM programs, study finds

Nearly 100 percent of libraries offer tech training and STEM programs, study finds
Source: American Library Association

According to a new study from the American Library Association (ALA), nearly 100 percent of America’s public libraries offer workforce development training programs, online job resources, and technology skills training.

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Technology And Internet

Read to Red Carpet

Another poster I saw at ALA was about books to read before the movie comes out. I love this idea, and try to do it often.  321 more words

Bookish

Metaliteracy Webinar for ALA eLearning Series

In June we presented a webinar on metaliteracy for the ALA Editions eLearning series.  The slides are now available on Slideshare.  This presentation features several new pieces in support of our new book… 14 more words

Information Literacy