Prévu pour Juin 23-28, 2011 au « New Orleans » aux Etats-Unis, « The 2011 ALA Annual conference » est l’un des plus grands événements à l’échelon international dans le domaine des bibliothèques. L’événement réunit plus de 25 000 bibliothécaires, éducateurs, auteurs, éditeurs, spécialistes de l’alphabétisation, illustrateurs et les principaux fournisseurs du marché de l’édition, la conférence est une occasion pour les professionnels des bibliothèques pour améliorer leurs carrières.
- Library Systems Report 2017 May 1, 2017More statistics on sales performance, installations, and personnel for 2016 are available here. Consolidation deep and wide Library technology continues to consolidate horizontally and vertically. Horizontal consolidation—the merging of companies with similar business activities—shaped some of the larger players in the industry, such as Follett, and Infor Li […]Phil Morehart
- 2017 ALA Annual Conference Must-Dos May 1, 2017Use the Annual Conference Scheduler to start planning. Speakers who inspire Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, a national nonprofit working to close the gender gap in technology, will be the featured speaker at the Opening General Session (June 23). ALA President Julie B. Todaro welcomes actor, producer, designer, and library and literacy … C […]Terra Dankowski
- Top Library Tech Trends May 1, 2017American Libraries spoke to library tech leaders—members of the Library and Information Technology Association’s popular Top Tech Trends panel from the 2017 Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits—to get the apps, devices, software, and best practices that you can adopt for your library right now and in the near future. 1. Take patrons on a virtual tour … Continue […]Amy Carlton
- Notable Dissertations May 1, 2017The students and their topics are: April Lynne Anderson (Iowa State University in Ames) examined information literacy programs in community colleges. Laura K. Clark (Florida State University in Tallahassee) explored the motivations of caregivers who bring children to emergent literacy programs in the public library. Sarah Clark (Oklahoma State University in […]Anne Ford
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- The Handmaid's Tale tops book charts after TV series UK debutMargaret Atwood’s 1985 novel rockets to number one on Amazon after Channel 4 begins airing series starring Elisabeth MossThe Handmaid’s Tale, the 1985 novel by Margaret Atwood envisaging a hellish dystopia where the US is ruled by an ultra-far-right regime that treats women as chattels, has rocketed to the top of the bestseller charts after the UK broadcast […]David Barnett
- Poem of the week: It Will Make a Fine Hospital by Andrew DimitriDrawing on firsthand experience of war zones, Dimitri laconically balances awareness of their appalling damage with hope for the futureIt Will Make a Fine Hospital(from Winter in Northern Iraq)I had overestimatedthe size of the squarein the middle of townby quite a lot.But it was still big,more than big enoughfor a hospital.Two operating theatres,one of them […]Carol Rumens
- Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?Your space to discuss the books you are reading and what you think of themAre you on Instagram? Then you can be featured here by tagging your books-related posts with #GuardianBooksScroll down for our favourite literary linksRead more Tips, links and suggestions blogsWelcome to this week’s blog, and our roundup of your comments and photos from last week.Let’ […]Guardian readers and Sam Jordison
- The Handmaid's Tale tops book charts after TV series UK debut
- LiveStories Introduces Civic Data LibraryLiveStories updated its cloud-based story-development platform with a civic data library that has data on more than 40,000 cities and counties in the U.S., as well as exploration (for generating a data catalog for any U.S. location), benchmarking (for comparing data across various metrics), and social collaboration functions.
- Digital Science Expands Into Russian MarketDigital Science opened a subsidiary company in Moscow. The new Digital Science & Research, LLC's CEO is Igor Osipov, VP of academic and government for Digital Science. He will drive the company's growth in Russia and surrounding countries.
- Thomson Reuters Releases Report on Greenhouse Gas EmissionsThomson Reuters published "Global 100 Greenhouse Gas Performance: New Pathways for Growth and Leadership," a report on the latest greenhouse gas emissions data from the world's 100-largest publicly traded emitters and how these companies can reduce emissions while growing their earnings.
- LiveStories Introduces Civic Data Library