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  • Interview: Marie R. Kennedy and Cheryl LaGuardia on effectively promoting electronic resources

    In this interview, Marie R. Kennedy and Cheryl LaGuardia discuss the new second edition of their ALA Neal-Schuman book Marketing Your Library’s Electronic Resources: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians.The first edition has been one of our...
  • Top tips for a data reference interview

    The reference interview - or consultation - is a well established technique used by librarians and information professionals. This helps establish the issues that a researcher wishes to cover. More fundamentally it also defines the kind of...
  • Hilda K. Weisburg on the new AASL Standards

    Recipient of the 2016 American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) Distinguished Service Award, in this post Hilda K. Weisburg explores the six Common Beliefs of the new AASL Standards. Her latest ALA Neal-Schuman book is Leading for School...
  • The No-nonsense Guide to Project Management

    The No-nonsense Guide to Project Management
    Read an exclusive interview with Barbara Allan in which she discusses writing her new book, The No-nonsense Guide to Project Management, and offers advice on the skills needed for both small and larger, complex projects. What research did you...
  • Books hot off the press, Meet the Authors at the ALA Store in Orlando

    Located just inside the Shuttle Bus Entrance at the Orange County Convention Center, the ALA Store offers products that meet the widest range of your promotional and continuing education/professional development needs—as well as fun gift items. Make...

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