LibLearnX: Library Learning Experience is Coming January 21-24!

January 13, 2022 David Free 0

LibLearnX: Library Learning Experience is happening online January 21-24, 2022 — a completely new conference experience built from the ground up based on years of research, exploration, and input from ALA members like you. LibLearnX is education for library professionals, by library professionals, with a focus on active and applied […]

2022 I Love My Librarian Award Recipients

January 11, 2022 David Free 0

Congratulations to academic librarians Shamella Cromartie, William C. Gibbons, and George D. Oberle on being among the recipients of the 2022 I Love My Librarian Award. ALA received more than 1,300 nominations from library users for this year’s award, which demonstrates the breadth of impact of librarians across the country. Hundreds of nominations […]

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ALA Extends Application Deadline for National Policy Corps to Dec. 15th

December 6, 2021 David Free 0

ALA is extending the application deadline for the fourth cohort of the Policy Corps to Dec. 15, 2021. ALA will recruit up to 12 cohort members for the Corps, an initiative aimed at strengthening advocacy related to key national library policy areas ranging from broadband equity and copyright/licensing to federal funding, privacy, and cybersecurity.   The ALA […]

LibLearnX Advance Registration Deadline Coming Up November 30

November 19, 2021 David Free 0

LibLearnX: Library Learning Experience is happening online January 21-24, 2022 —  a completely new conference experience built from the ground up based on years of research, exploration, and input from ALA members like you. LibLearnX is education for library professionals, by library professionals, with a focus on active and applied […]

ALA Launches New eLearning Website

November 12, 2021 David Free 0

The American Library Association has launched ALA eLearning, a new centralized web portal that brings together the most comprehensive digital collection of professional development for library and information professionals anywhere. As the leading content provider of courses, webinars, and customized eLearning content for both library workers and library institutions of all […]

ALA Announces LibLearnX Will Be Virtual

September 15, 2021 David Free 0

The ALA Executive Board announced today that LibLearnX: The Library Learning Experience scheduled for January 21-24, 2022, in San Antonio, Texas, will take place virtually. “Given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and surge of its variants coupled with the size, scope and location of LibLearnX, it is necessary to cancel the in-person […]

2021 I Love My Librarian Award Nominations Due Sept. 27

September 10, 2021 David Free 0

There’s still time to nominate your favorite College, Community College, or University librarian for the 2021 I Love My Librarian Award! The I Love My Librarian Award encourages library users to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional public, school, college, community college, or university librarians. Ten amazing librarians will receive $5,000 […]

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ACRL Program Proposals for 2022 ALA Annual Conference

August 25, 2021 Lauren Carlton 0

ACRL invites its committees, sections, interest groups, and individual members to consider submitting program proposals for the 2022 ALA Annual Conference in Washington, DC. Program proposals will be submitted via a centralized submission site for all ALA Divisions, RoundTables, Committees, and Offices. ACRL members must choose “ACRL” on the first […]

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LibLearnX Call for Presentations – Due August 15

August 6, 2021 David Free 0

Join your colleagues January 21-24, 2022, in San Antonio, Texas, for the inaugural LibLearnX: The Library Learning Experience. LibLearnX is an ALA member-focused education experience designed to motivate, inspire, and engage discussions that will shape the future of libraries and their communities. The conference is designed to emphasize active and applied learning, […]