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- Welcome to Wrocław September 22, 2017“It is time for you, at this conference, to engage and explore,” said Donna Scheeder, president of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), to the crowd gathered for the Opening Session of the 2017 World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) on August 20. “I’m sure among this group is a future IFLA president somewhere.” […]Amy Carlton
- Project Welcome September 22, 2017Since 1975 the United States has accepted more than 3 million refugees. Despite current restrictions, more than 45,000 arrived between October 2016 and June 2017. The American Library Association (ALA) recognizes America’s immigrants as strong and valuable members of the social fabric of this nation, and the Library Bill of Rights states that a person’s righ […]Phil Morehart
- PLA in Africa September 22, 2017PLA recognizes that a connected library field is a strong library field. By sharing effective practices and working together to address common issues, libraries can leverage their resources for exponential impact. PLA provides training for leaders to make these connections through the academy and other networking opportunities. All leadership activities are […]Phil Morehart
- An American Librarian Abroad September 22, 2017Over the past year, while on sabbatical from my position at Portland (Oreg.) State University Library, I had the privilege of serving as a Fulbright Scholar in the department of information science at Jimma University in Jimma, Ethiopia. I had contacted a few different Ethiopian universities hoping to garner an invitation to join their faculty, … Continue re […]Phil Morehart
- Welcome to Wrocław September 22, 2017
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- The Book of Dust Vol 1: La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman review – worth the waitIn Pullman’s longed-for return to the world of His Dark Materials, two children battle to protect baby Lyra as enchanted allegory combines with a retelling of the Biblical story of the floodPhilip Pullman is the living heir of Lewis Carroll and George MacDonald and, yes, CS Lewis – in spite of Lewis being his chief bugbear, whom he attacks furiously for his […]Marina Warner
- Philip Pullman launches La Belle Sauvage and says sequel is finishedAuthor reveals that first book in new trilogy, The Book of Dust, is bleaker than previous books and could be known as ‘His Darker Materials’After waiting 17 years for his follow-up to the His Dark Materials trilogy, fans of Philip Pullman won’t have to wait as long next time, he revealed on Wednesday. He was speaking ahead of Thursday’s midnight launch of La […]Alison Flood
- George Saunders: ‘When I get praise, it helps me be a little bit more brave’This week the American writer George Saunders, celebrated for his short stories, won the Man Booker prize with his first novel, Lincoln in the Bardo. He talks about brevity, empathy and how he sees writing as a form of activismGeorge Saunders won the Man Booker prize on Tuesday night, but while he was working on Lincoln in the Bardo, his winning book, he wou […]Paula Cocozza
- The Book of Dust Vol 1: La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman review – worth the wait
- Biological Computing at the Speed of LightThanks to various innovations and the techniques being designed to provide adequate access to these stores of information at a reasonable speed, we are in the midst of a major shift--from silicon to genomics and biological computing. In the past year, major advances have been made that might seem like something from science fiction, and yet hold promise for […]
- Cengage Creates OER Platform for Higher EducationCengage introduced OpenNow, a suite of digital OER products for general courses at higher education institutions. It costs $25 per student per course.
- Renew Publishing Consultants Studies Discovery of Scholarly Publications ContentSimon Inger Consulting (now Renew Publishing Consultants) and Tracy Gardner, its principal consultant for specialized competitor analysis and market research, are requesting participants for "How Readers Discover Content in Scholarly Publications 2018," the fifth in their research project series that started in 2005.
- Biological Computing at the Speed of Light
Tag Archives: ALA
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 … Continue reading
American Libraries, le magazine phare de l’American Library Association, est publié tous les deux mois, six fois par an, avec des suppléments numériques, par « l’American Library Association ». ISSN 0002-9769. Imprimé aux États-Unis. « American Libraries » est l’organe officiel de l’ALA, l’éditeur a donc une responsabilité particulière, d’informer les membres de l’association et les autres lecteurs sur les activités, et leurs rappeler les buts et objectifs de l’Association. Le magazine compte une multitude de … Continue reading