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ALA 2018: Coretta Scott King Book Awards Winner and Honor Books

Getting ready to head to New Orleans and the 2018 American Library Association Conference bright and early tomorrow morning.  Many things I am looking forward to, but really anticipating the… 698 more words

Teen Lit

Contributions of the ALA and OCLC to libraries

by Ginnette Calvo

American Library Association

American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest library association in the world, the ALA mission is:

“to provide leadership for the development, promotion and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all” (ALA, 2018, parr.

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2018 Associates Program


I have other blogs but they’re for personal reasons and personal stuff. It’s been a while since I had one just for professional things.

I’ve worked in libraries and archives since 2005 (or 2003, if you count volunteering in my high school library, which I usually don’t). 113 more words


Are #Libraries Neutral? (Highlights from the Midwinter President’s Program)

Emily Knox speaks at the Midwinter President’s Program

At the 2018 Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits in Denver, American Library Association (ALA) President Jim Neal’s program provided a commentary and conversation on the question of libraries as neutral organizations and librarianship as a neutral profession. 3,086 more words


Letnia sałatka i truskawkowy dressing/Summer salad and strawberry dressing


Podobno sezon truskawkowy powoli zmierza już ku końcowi!
Nie będziemy liczyć, ile kilogramów truskawek zjadłyśmy w tym roku, ale nie żałujemy ani grama ;) 519 more words


ALA Centennial Strategic Plan: Progress update

The ALA Centennial Strategic Plan is a really big undertaking, and vital if we are going to be here for another generation of veterans. Remember, achieving Goals 5, 4, 3, and 2 will make it possible to get to Goal 1. 1,555 more words