Librarianship

Faces of UMSI: Sierre Wolfkostin | University of Michigan School of Information

With “Hail to the Victors” ringing in her ears, BSI Sierre Wolfkostin grew up two blocks from the U-M football stadium.<p>Originally an LSA student, …

Library Studies

Laura Birkenhauer

<b>Laura Birkenhauer</b><p><b>Miami University Libraries, in Oxford, OH</b><p><b>Academic Resident Librarian</b><p><b>What are some things you like about your job or working in</b> …

Libraries

New iSchools Research Blog Post Examines the Role of Serendipity in Legal Work | iSchools

The newest installment of the iSchools Research Blog explores the fascinating role that serendipity can play in legal research and practice.<p>Written …

Library Studies

This week's activities to save net neutrality

This Thursday, the FCC is expected to vote on a proposal from Chairman Ajit Pai that would rollback the strong, enforceable net neutrality …

Net Neutrality

Cracking NEET, JET and CET just got easier in Jammu and Kashmir

Thanks to Jammu and Kashmir government which has has rolled out the maiden initiative of linking up Department of Libraries and Research with …

Libraries

Together We Rise: The Women's March: Behind the Scenes at the Protest Heard around the World

<b>Together We Rise: The Women’s March: Behind the Scenes at the Protest Heard around the World.</b><p>Jan. 2018. 250p. illus. Morrow/Dey St., hardcover, $30 …

Emotions

Saints and Misfits, by S. K. Ali

<b>Saints and Misfits.</b><p>Ali, S. K. (author).<p>June 2017. 336p. Simon & Schuster/Salaam Reads, hardcover, $18.99 (9781481499248). Grades 9-12. <br>REVIEW. First …

Books

National Library of Australia embraces digital future

This year marked the conclusion of one of the largest technology projects ever undertaken by the National Library of Australia, with the organisation …

Libraries

Nova Ren Suma and Emily X.R. Pan Launch a Platform for YA Short Stories

What happens when two YA authors get together and brainstorm ways to provide a venue for YA short stories from established and up-and-coming authors? …

Publishing

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle PSAs

Library supporters can download video and audio public service announcements (PSAs) in celebration of 1982 Caldecott winner “Jumanji” and the release …

Libraries

Nature

EDITORIAL<p>Loss of net neutrality could harm research<p>Moves to create a multi-speed Internet could push science into the slow lane.<p>Two decades ago, …

Internet

What’s Your Why? Defining Your Mission | Take the Lead

<i>Who? What? When? Where? Why?</i> Growing up, I wrote many essays for English and other classes asking me to address the “Five Ws” as they related to a …

School Libraries

Ph.D. candidate Ivette Bayo Urban interviewed on Net Neutrality

iSchool doctoral candidate Ivette Bayo Urban was interviewed on KIRO Radio on Monday, Dec. 11, to discuss Net Neutrality.<p>Urban and KIRO host Zak …

Internet

Alumni receive Up and Comer Awards

Four iSchool alumni have received the Up and Comer Award from ATG Media. Sarah E. Crissinger (MS '15), Hailley Fargo (MS '16), Maoria Kirker (MS …

Library Studies

Every Book Its Reader: Books Are the Gifts That Keep On Giving, by Neil Hollands

<b>Every Book Its Reader: Books Are the Gifts That Keep On Giving.</b><p>Hollands, Neil (author).<p>FEATURE. First published December 1, 2017 (<i>Booklist</i>).<p>As the …

Digital Libraries

ALSC selects Jacqueline Quinn as 2018 Emerging Leader

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), announced Jacqueline Quinn of the Great …

Libraries

iSchool Alumni Chapter Winter Social at ZooLights

The chapter is hosting a social at ZooLights Saturday December 16.<p>ZooLights is an annual event at the National Zoo. It includes a light show, winter …

Library Studies

Inspiring Girls in CS: ALA and NCWIT AspireIT team up to reach more girls through libraries

<i>This post was co-authored by Jennifer Manning, Program Director, AsprielIT Partnerships, NCWIT, and Marjike Visser, Associate Director at the</i> …

Libraries

Husbands named YALSA 2018 Emerging Leader

CHICAGO —The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has named Nicole Husbands, YA and Outreach Services Librarian at the Indian Valley …

Libraries

Holiday Shop

You belong here.<p><b>Become a member.</b><p>It’s FREE, of course. A membership is like having a library card. But more adorable.<p>You’ll get, you know, EXCLUSIVE …

Adorable

New “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” PSAs capture the action and adventure found at the library

CHICAGO - Let’s face it. It’s an information jungle out there and librarians and library staff lead countless quests to transform lives through …

Movies

Best Apps For Book Lovers

Just because you're a big reader doesn't mean you have to stick to physical books!<p>There's something awesome about curling up on the couch with a good …

Android News

How to Get Free Audiobooks + 5 Picks to Start

Audiobooks are one of the greatest ways to read books while on the go. Here's how to get them for free.Check out How to Get Free Audiobooks + 5 Picks …

Tim Ferriss

Connecting Students with Technology in the School Library

The third in a series of posts on school libraries is from Lucas Maxwell, school librarian at Glenthorne High School, Surrey. Lucas highlights the …

School Libraries

11 Smart Gifts $25 and Under

Thoughtful, useful gifts don’t have to cost a lot of money. Whether you’re delighting friends and family with small indulgences or making their lives …

Shopping

There's room for all God's creatures, right next to my mashed potatoes...

The other night at Buzzy’s 8 Ball Tavern & Pool Room, home of the all-day Happy Hour, the big argument at the corner booth was; Is a bone-in ribeye steak really better, and hence worth the extra coin, than a boneless ribeye?<p>As with most debates or pointed discussions at Buzzy’s, nobody really cared …

Opinion

Library Using $10K Grant to Teach Kids How to Find Books

Who knows what a card catalog is? When is the last time you checked out a book? One Massachusetts library is using $10,000 to teach kids how to use …

Library Studies

Three Games for Book Lovers to Play on Dewey Decimal System Day

<i>Lore Masters is our show that explores the passion between worlds with host Ryan Green as he guides us through the histories and fandoms of all the</i> …

Board Games

Quiz: How well do you know the Dewey Decimal System?

The Dewey Decimal System is a library classification system that organizes library materials and helps patrons find what they're looking for. Prior …

Library Studies

Free Dialogue

Join ALA, ACRL, the National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD), and the National Issues Forums Institute for a free workshop about …

Academia