Librarianship

Julia Roberts’ kids found out she was “People’s” Most Beautiful Woman from the school library

After 26 years, Julia Roberts is still the Most Beautiful Woman in the World. Our favorite pretty woman has claimed the honor for the fifth time…but …

School Libraries

This Day in Liberal Judicial Activism—May 22

<b>1991</b>—Federal district judge H. Lee Sarokindelivers a This Day classic. The backdrop<b>:</b> Richard R. Kreimer, a homeless man, camped out in the …

Conservative POV

Member of the Week: Gavin Ferriby

Gavin Ferriby is the university librarian at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut. Gavin first joined ACRL in 1987 and is your ACRL …

Libraries

Doctor Who recap: 'Extremis'

We gave it a <b>B+</b><p>Real, or not real? Peeta and Katniss aren’t the only ones asking that question as this week’s <i>Doctor Who</i> found a way to step into the Matrix, only it was someone else’s simulation. And just like that, we not only meet what’s probably this season’s Big Bad, but also get the “Veritas” …

Library Studies

New Workshop: Build a Great Team

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces an exciting new workshop, Build a Great Team with Catherine Hakala-Ausperk. This workshop will …

Professional Development

Media History Digital Library

Welcome to our new website, featuring millions of pages of books and magazines from the histories of film, broadcasting, and recorded sound.<p>It's …

Digital Libraries

People Are Not Happy School District Pulled '13 Reasons Why' From Libraries After 7 Suicides

School districts across the country have sent parents warning letters about the graphic TV series, “13 Reasons Why.”<p>The Netflix series is based on …

Education

Librarians are Important: Let's Fight to Keep Them

School cost-cutting measures focus on what are perceived as “extras,” things that are enriching, but not necessary. Though books (in whatever form) …

Libraries

Mad, by Chloé Esposito

<b>Mad.</b><p>Esposito, Chloé (author).<p>June 2017. 336p. Dutton, hardcover, $16 (9781101985991); e-book, $12.99 (9781101986011). <br>REVIEW. First published May 15, …

Libraries

Net Neutrality Under Attack

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted today to begin dissolving Obama-era regulations regarding net neutrality, and reactions from the …

Internet

Stop telling people to love libraries

4 better ways for librarians to dominate library advocacy<p>A common complaint I’ve heard among librarians is that some people, especially community …

Libraries

Jeffrey Tambor: By the Book

<b>What books are on your night stand now?</b><p>I wouldn’t exactly call it a night stand. But — on the floor? There is treasure: “The Association of Small Bombs,” by Karan Mahajan; “Behold the Dreamers,” by Imbolo Mbue; “Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life From Dear Sugar,” by Cheryl Strayed (I …

Library Studies

Police say Metairie man shot in Ala. gripped object like a gun, AL.com reports

Jonathan Victor, the Metairie man fatally shot by a Baldwin County Sheriff's Office deputy on Interstate 10 in Alabama on May 12, got out of his …

Policing

The iSchool Mourns the Death of Professor Emerita Antje Bultmann Lemke

School of Information Studies (iSchool) Professor Emerita Antje Bultmann Lemke passed away on May 15, 2017 she was 98 years old.<p>Born in Breslau, …

Library Studies

Get Involved

“Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.”―Walter Cronkite<p>Welcome<p>If you came to this page to …

'Living Fully'

News & Events<p>'Living Fully': iSchool's Gomez explores Tseltal community in new book<p>Information School Associate Professor Ricardo Gomez explores …

Library Studies

Death on Delos, by Gary Corby

<b>Death on Delos.</b><p>Corby, Gary (author).<p>July 2017. 352p. Soho, hardcover, $26.95 (9781616958213); e-book (9781616957711). <br>REVIEW. First published May 1, …

Libraries

School Library Media Research (SLMR) Volume 13

Rickman, Wendy. "A Study of Self-Censorship by School Librarians." <i>School Library Media Research</i> Vol. 13 (2010).<p>Board approved: October 2010<p>Church, …

School Libraries

Carnivalesque, by Neil Jordan

<b>Carnivalesque.</b><p>Jordan, Neil (author).<p>June 2017. 320p. Bloomsbury, hardcover, $27 (9781632868145). <br>REVIEW. First published February 15, 2017 (<i>Booklist</i>).<p>…

Books

Information School | University of Washington

News & Events<p>New faculty bring diverse expertise to the iSchool<p>The Information School has six new faculty, including three tenure-track faculty …

Library Studies

Research Tools: Say Hello to the United Nations Digital Library

The United Nations Digital Library (UNDL) is now online at https://digitallibrary.un.org/ and currently provides access to over 860,000 speeches, …

Digital Libraries

Businesses Unite to Fight for Library Funding

The American Library Association (ALA) hailed the May 17 unveiling of the Corporate Committee for Library Investment (CCLI), a group organized to …

Libraries

Library [Of Congress] Offers Largest Release of Digital Catalog Records in History

“The Library of Congress announced today that it is making 25 million records in its online catalog available for free bulk download at …

Digital Libraries

After Pornhub, Australian Porn Is Fighting For Survival

The Australian porn scene is struggling. Post-Pornhub, there's simply less demand for paid content. But if history has proven anything, it's that …

Library Studies

Webinar: Critical Reflection to Improve and Grow As Librarians Who Teach

The ACRL Instruction Section Management & Leadership Committee is excited to announce the first in our series of three online professional …

Libraries

Member of the Week: Susanne M. Markgren

Susanne M. Markgren is the assistant director for technical services at Manhattan College in Riverdale, New York. Susanne first joined ACRL in 2008 …

Libraries

3 Powerhouse Nutrients You Should Be Eating | Page 3 of 3

DHA<p><b>How it helps:</b> DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) is a long-chain omega-3 fat that has proven itself in the battle against a number of maladies including …

Healthy Eating

The best U.S. cities for a romantic urban honeymoon

Honeymoon planning usually leads to thoughts of balmy beaches and exotic locales, with newlyweds looking forward to decompressing after the hectic …

Library Studies

Meet ICT Graduate Healy Dwyer

Meet Healy, recent graduate from the Information, Communication & Technology program.The Basics<b>Name:</b> Healy Dwyer <b><br>Degree:</b> Bachelor’s in Information, …

Library Studies

Stripling to Receive ALA’s Joseph W. Lippincott Award

Barbara Stripling, Senior Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Practice at the School of Information Studies (iSchool) has been announced as the …

Library Studies