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American Libraries
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ISSN (Print) 0002-9769
Published by American Library Association Homepage  [9 journals]
  • Climate Change and Sustainability
    • Authors: George Eberhart
      Abstract: To help area residents identify next steps, Hammes helped organize a panel on climate change in February 2018. Held in conjunction with the local Coulee Region Sierra Club Group and the La Crosse Citizens’ Climate Lobby, the panel brought together five area farmers and entrepreneurs to discuss their personal experiences with changing weather patterns. Topics … Continue reading Climate Change and Sustainability →The post Climate Change and Sustainability appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 18:18:33 +000
       
  • Remembering Andrew Carnegie’s Legacy
    • Authors: Sanhita SinhaRoy
      Abstract: Libraries are the critical component in the free exchange of information, which lies at the heart of our democracy. They hold our nation’s heritage, the heritage of humanity, the record of its triumphs and failures, and of its intellectual, scientific, and artistic achievements. American public libraries grant all people access to an ever-growing compendium of … Continue reading Remembering Andrew Carnegie’s Legacy →The post Remembering Andrew Carnegie’s Legacy appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Mon, 30 Sep 2019 20:22:32 +000
       
  • Censorship Beyond Books
    • Authors: Sallyann Price
      Abstract: “That didn’t necessarily make sense to me because most public libraries are well prepared to deal with challenges,” she says, pointing to the popularity of Banned Books Week (this year September 22–28) and the array of resources OIF provides for librarians dealing with book challenges. “When I went back and looked just at public libraries, … Continue reading Censorship Beyond Books →The post Censorship Beyond Books appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 15:02:45 +000
       
  • Remembering Cokie Roberts
    • Authors: Phil Morehart
      Abstract: This interview first appeared in American Libraries’ May 2009 issue. Roberts died September 17. In We Are Our Mothers’ Daughters, you write about women succeeding in professions that were traditionally considered the domain of men. How were you able to develop the confidence and determination it took for you to do so' I was raised … Continue reading Remembering Cokie Roberts →The post Remembering Cokie Roberts appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 18:46:05 +000
       
  • 2019 Library Design Showcase
    • Authors: Phil Morehart
      Abstract: The post 2019 Library Design Showcase appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 13:45:44 +000
       
  • 2019 ALA/AIA Library Building Awards
    • Authors: Phil Morehart
      Abstract: The post 2019 ALA/AIA Library Building Awards appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 13:40:46 +000
       
  • How to Build a Library
    • Authors: Terra Dankowski
      Abstract: These libraries, each completed within the past three years, are now centerpieces of their communities. They have inspired awe and appreciation, increased user engagement, received architecture and design awards—and won over some of their critics. So how did these endeavors come together' How does a beautiful building become a reality' We asked three administrators—who have … Continue reading How to Build a Library →The post How to Build a Library appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 13:36:57 +000
       
  • 2019 ALA Award Winners
    • Authors: Amy Carlton
      Abstract: Mirah J. Dow Beta Phi Mu Award One nominator wrote of Dow that “her commitment to Beta Phi Mu’s motto, Aliis inserviendo consumor—meaning ‘Consumed in the service of others’—is ever present.” Dow, professor and director of the PhD program at Emporia (Kans.) State University School of Library and Information Management, has spent her career educating … Continue reading 2019 ALA Award Winners →The post 2019 ALA Award Winners appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 13:31:28 +000
       
  • Automatic for the People
    • Authors: Amy Carlton
      Abstract: But he says any move to automate would be about expanding services, not cutting staff. “I told that journalist, the conversation would regard whether we repurpose one of our staff, who is doing transactional work, to do more transformational work enhancing library resources and programs in senior living facilities or nursing homes or low-income housing … Continue reading Automatic for the People →The post Automatic for the People appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 13:30:29 +000
       
  • Up to the Challenge
    • Authors: Phil Morehart
      Abstract: Build your foundation The first step is to be an excellent educator. Your lessons should foster “opportunities for learners to demonstrate personal curiosity and creation of knowledge” and “support the diverse developmental, cultural, social, and linguistic needs” represented in your community, according to the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) National School Library Standards for … Continue reading Up to the Challenge →The post Up to the Challenge appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 13:29:34 +000
       
 
 
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