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ALTAFF’s “Historical Fiction @ your library”: ALA Annual 2012

ALTAFF’s “Historical Fiction @ your library”: ALA Annual 2012

ALTAFF’s “Isn’t It Romantic?”: ALA Annual 2012

ALTAFF’s “Isn’t It Romantic?”: ALA Annual 2012

ALTAFF’s “Geek Alert! Your Brain on Science and Technology”: ALA Annual 2012

ALTAFF’s “Geek Alert! Your Brain on Science and Technology”: ALA Annual 2012

Introducing William Kamkwamba at the Movers and Shakers Luncheon: ALA Annual 2012

Introducing William Kamkwamba at the Movers and Shakers Luncheon: ALA Annual 2012

Google Debuts New Service for Libraries at ALA Conference | ALA Annual 2012

The Internet giant takes a small table and pitches a free map service.

Beating Siri at Her Own Game: What’s Next for Virtual Reference | ALA Annual 2012

The librarians who attended Saturday’s “What’s Next for Virtual Reference” discussion group at ALA left with a lot to ponder. The program featured Courtney L. Young who is a librarian at Penn State University and a member of ALA’s executive board, but perhaps better known to the library world as the prolific Tweeter @librarycourtney. Young, […]

ALA Contemplating a Seal of Approval for Ebook Business Models | ALA Annual 2012

The American Library Association’s Digital Content & Libraries Working Group has had a busy year, and it is now halfway through its two-year mission to help guide ALA in its response to all the challenges and difficulties that ebooks are presenting to the librarian community, with a particular focus on public librarians and the Big […]

Photo Gallery: A Look at the ALA Annual Conference, Day 2 | ALA Annual 2012

Sessions and author signings were in full swing as day two of the ALA Annual Conference came to a close. See below for some of the highlights, and and stay tuned for more live reports from #ala12.

Urban Libraries Council Recognizes Top Library Innovators and Honors Longtime L.A. Volunteer

The Urban Libraries Council’s Annual Forum, held June 21-22 in Newport Beach, CA, just before the start of the ALA Annual conference in nearby Anaheim, recognized 10 programs that showcase the value and impact of libraries.

Bibliotheca Says Solution to Library Ebook Frustrations Has to Be National | ALA Annual 2012

Although many details have yet to be worked out, Bibliotheca’s fledgling ebook division has attracted some strong library talent and is aspiring to a national ebook solution for libraries.