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12/04/2012

Continuing the Conversation: Libraries, Copyright and the World

Posted by Dan Freeman

We just wrapped up the most recent workshop in our Crews on Copyright series with Kenny Crews. Today’s workshop was Open Access and Your Publications: What's Copyright Got to Do with It?...

11/26/2012

Archive of American Libraries Live, Episode 1 Now Available!

Posted by Dan Freeman
In case you missed out, the archive of Episode 1, Library 2017, Tech At Warp Speed, the archive is now available. Host Jason Griffey led a fantastic discussion with panelists Rebecca Miller, Marshall Breeding and Nina McHale. We want to extend a special thanks to our live audience, our panel and the staff at the Northwestern University Library. Check out the video below!
10/24/2012

Continuing the Conversation: Open Access and Your Publications: What's Copyright Got to Do with It?

Posted by Dan Freeman

We just wrapped up the most recent workshop in our Crews on Copyright series with Kenny Crews. Today’s workshop was Open Access and Your Publications: What's Copyright Got to Do with It?...

10/17/2012

Continuing the Conversation: Introducing RDA

Posted by Dan Freeman

We just wrapped up Chris Oliver’s workshop Introducing RDA. Chris’ slides are embedded below. Whether you participated or not, feel free to take a look.

If you’d like to learn more about RDA, a wide variety of products and publications are available at the...

10/15/2012

Huron Street Press furthers ALA’s mission to the public

Posted by Rob Christopher

Have you heard of the American Library Association's new publishing imprint? Huron Street Press, in line with ALA’s mission to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all, publishes a variety of titles designed to appeal to a broad consumer and library market. Its publications harness the expertise of the ALA, while encouraging library use among the public, joining other initiatives such as @ your library and ILoveLibraries.

Several Huron Street Press titles are now available for order or pre-order through Independent Publishers Group as well as numerous traditional retail outlets in both print and e-book editions:

  • Read with Me: Best Books for Preschoolers, by Stephanie Zvirin...
09/11/2012

Looking for a new thriller to read?

Posted by Rob Christopher

Just in time to autumn ... and Halloween: our horror RA specialist Becky Siegel Spratford, author of The Readers’ Advisory Guide to Horror, Second Edition, has a recommendation for you.

09/05/2012

Continuing the Conversation: E-Reserves and Fair Use

Posted by Dan Freeman
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We just wrapped up the first workshop in our new series Crews on Copyright with Kenny Crews. Today’s workshop was on E-Reserves and Fair Use. The slides from the event, which contain some fantastic resources, are posted below.

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08/02/2012

Archive of the ALA Editions Free Webinar Introducing Grassroots Library Advocacy

Posted by Dan Freeman

We just wrapped up the ALA Editions Webinar Introducing Grassroots Library Advocacy with Lauren Comito, Aliqae Geraci and Christian Zabriskie.

If you missed the event or want to experience it again, check out the archive here.

Again, the URL for the archive is: ...

07/26/2012

New from ALA Editions: Complete Copyright for K–12 Librarians and Educators by Carrie Russell

Posted by Chris Rhodes

ALA Editions is proud to publish Complete Copyright for K–12 Librarians and Educators by Carrie Russell of ALA’s Office for Information Technology Policy, with illustrations by Jessica Abel.  Here Abel offers some comments on her working process and what goes in to illustrating the ins and outs of copyright issues! 

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I’m a cartoonist and a comics educator. But sometimes, I’m...

07/18/2012

Continuing the Conversation: Creating Your Library Brand

Posted by Dan Freeman

We just wrapped up the ALA Editions Workshop Creating Your Library Brand with Elisabeth Doucett. The slides from the event, which contain some fantastic resources, are posted below.

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