Librarianship

Book nerd Hillary Clinton loves 'Harry Potter' just as much as you do

Unless you have the emotional range of a Dementor, odds are you adore <i>Harry Potter</i><i>.</i><p>And thanks to Hillary Clinton's recent speech at the American Library Association conference on Tuesday, we now know she's a serious Potterhead, too.<p>While speaking, Clinton, a resident book nerd, praised J.K. …

Harry Potter

Hillary Clinton Throws the Book at Trump During Library Speech

America's almost-grandmother Hillary Clinton spoke at the American Library Association's annual conference on Tuesday, where she extolled the …

Elections

Librarians Go to Juvie

Kalamazoo County Juvenile Home is a 64-bed residential treatment facility for youth aged 11–17, both male and female, with day treatment for an …

The Late Show

George Ryan’s solution to state budget woes: constitutional convention

By, George?Is it time to get our Con-Con on?Former Gov. <b>George Ryan,</b> who had a flair for negotiation, tells Sneed he has a solution to the <b>state’s</b> …

Dennis Rodman

Steal Your Summer Reading List From Hillary Clinton

Yesterday, the Cut reported that during a speech at the American Library Association conference, Hillary Clinton listed all of the books she’s been …

Shopping

Sarah Jessica Parker Reveals First Book Acquisition, and Her A.L.A. Book Club Pick

If you are curious about Sarah Jessica Parker’s literary diet, you might look more closely at her onscreen surroundings for clues. The actress tends to hide the books she’s reading on set: in the bag her character is holding or under a couch cushion in her fictional home. That quirk is now …

Sarah Jessica Parker

The Best Rooftop Bars in New York

The Ides at the Wythe Hotel<p>Image 1 of 14<p>Dapper staff will see you safely into the elevator that carries guests to the Wythe Hotel’s sixth-floor bar. …

Library Studies

Hillary Clinton Says Libraries Are Essential In Fight To Defend ‘Truth And Reason’

"I believe libraries and democracy go hand-in-hand."<p>Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that the U.S. is in the midst of one of the most important battles in the country’s history ― and librarians are on the “front lines.”<p>The 2016 Democratic presidential nominee praised libraries for being essential to a …

Elections

Your new self-care practice: Book-clubbing with SJP

Move over, Oprah. There’s a new book club in town—and its fearless reader-leader is actress, sneaker designer, and library lover Sarah Jessica …

Sarah Jessica Parker

The energy from Hillary Clinton at #alac2017 - ALSC Blog

When the announcement that Hillary Clinton would be speaking during the closing session of ALA Annual 2017 librarians across the world exploded on …

Hillary Clinton

It's A Great Time To Level Up A New Job In Final Fantasy XIV

With the launch of <i>Final Fantasy XIV</i>’s Stormblood expansion, tons of players are exploring the new post-level 60 content. But if you’re on the right …

Final Fantasy

Which Age Group Uses Libraries Most? The Surprising Answer Will Make You Hopeful For The Future

Education and Technology:<p>Microsoft Learning Tools is software that helps improve reading skills by reducing visual crowding, highlighting words, and …

Library Studies

Hillary Clinton To Librarians: Books Helped Me Cope

<b>(CBS) —</b> In her first Chicago appearance since her presidential election loss, Hillary Clinton talked little about the campaign – or President Trump — …

Hillary Clinton

Evaluation of 2016 Jury Format Pilot: One year out

After 1 year of piloting a new jury appointment format (Board Document #30), the Board analyzed member survey feedback to evaluate how well the …

Library Studies

Hillary Clinton full ALA Conference speech

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers a speech at the American Library Association's annual conference.

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton delivers keynote speech at ALA conference in Chicago

Hillary Clinton delivered the keynote speech Tuesday morning in Chicago at the American Library Association's annual conference.<p>The Park Ridge native …

Hillary Clinton

ALSC Mentor Program #alaac17 - ALSC Blog

As a new youth librarian, I was very excited by the opportunity to participate in the ALSC Mentoring Program. This is a free program open to anyone …

Libraries

Stop Criticizing Hillary Clinton for Talking

On Tuesday, the former Democratic nominee and first woman to win the popular vote in a U.S. presidential election, <b>Hillary Clinton</b>, arrived in Chicago …

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton tells librarians they protect truth, facts

CHICAGO (AP) — Hillary Clinton received a standing ovation when she said librarians are on the front line of "the fight to defend truth and reason, evidence and facts."<p>The 2016 Democratic presidential candidate spoke Tuesday during the American Library Association's meeting in Chicago.<p>Clinton …

Hillary Clinton

UCI Machine Learning Repository

<b>Latest News:</b><p><b>04-04-2013:</b><p>Welcome to the new Repository admins Kevin Bache and Moshe Lichman!<p><b>03-01-2010:</b><p>Note from donor regarding Netflix data<p><b>10-16-2009:</b><p>…

Library Studies

Most challenging job is even more challenging in California and Ohio

We determine the hierarchy of college basketball each season through the chaos of the NCAA tournament. But regional bragging rights matter, too.<p>A few …

Library Studies

Sarah Jessica Parker Unveils ALA’s Book Club Central

Before you knew her as relationship columnist Carrie Bradshaw, the youngest spell-casting Sanderson sister, or even a Square Peg, Sarah Jessica …

Sarah Jessica Parker

Seen at ALA Annual 2017: Two ALA presidents and the Nittany Lion

Courtney Young, head librarian at Penn State University Libraries’ Kelly Library and professor of women’s studies at Penn State Greater Allegheny, as …

Library Studies

More on The Future of Comics: the rise of Valerian and comics at ALA

I got quite a response to my rant on the ascent of graphic novels and and decline of the periodical that ran last week.<p>While I felt constrained not …

Graphic Novels

Three faculty promoted to full professor

06/21/2017<p>Dean Ronald L. Larsen is pleased to announce that faculty members Marek Druzdzel, Daqing He, and Prashant Krishnamurthy have been promoted …

Library Studies

Libraries Are Not Neutral Spaces — #alaac17 - ALSC Blog

I know that, to some, “social justice” is a scary word. A radical word. So, I was heartened to see how many people showed up early Sunday morning to …

Libraries

Sessions vs. Informal Meetings #alaac17 - ALSC Blog

As a first time ALA annual goer, my real struggle was deciding when to attend sessions and when to have coffee or meet with someone to network. Let …

Jeep tops American-made list, bumping Toyota

Two Jeep SUVs assembled in Ohio — the Wrangler and the Cherokee — topped the Cars.com list of most American-made vehicles in a shake-up for the …

Trucks

Digital Media Recommendations for Our Youngest Patrons

No screen time for children under the age of 2. That was what the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) had been advising since 1999, until it …

Digital Libraries

The Lost Art of Library Hand

The work of the librarian is never done, it seems, but thanks to the invention of the computer some tasks have been replaced altogether. Handwriting, …

Library Studies