Librarianship

MLIS student digs into the human side of mining | Information School | University of Washington

News & Events<p>MLIS student digs into the human side of mining<p>Savannah Sessions grew up in Maine and gets excited about the human side of mining in her …

Library Studies

Former Miami Star Lester Williams Passed Away At 58

A former Hurricane passed away.<p>The New England Patriots released a statement on the death of former first round draft pick Laster Williams.<p>Williams …

Sports

Ala. Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against City of Birmingham, Mayor for Covering a Confederate Monument

When other states across the nation are trying to figure out how to get rid of the second-place trophies of traitors, the Alabama Attorney General’s …

African-American News

The unique role and value of information professionals in special libraries

<b>New research highlights the need to clarify the difference between IT and IM</b><p><b>Thursday 17 August, 2017, Canberra:</b> A new report from the Australian …

Libraries

Here’s how you can score eclipse-watching glasses for free

You can't find eclipse-watching glasses? The Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System is here to help. MORE: Why Atlanta is emptying out ahead of the …

Libraries

School Library as a Space for Situated Learning

Home <b>›</b> Blog Topics <b>›</b> <b>School Library as a Space for Situated Learning</b><p><i>on</i> 08/18/2017 • ( 0 )<p>Last year, I realized my blog writing for <i>Knowledge Quest</i> …

School Libraries

Internship on baseball exhibit perfect for MLIS 'law library nerd' | Information School | University of Washington

News & Events<p>Internship on baseball exhibit perfect for MLIS 'law library nerd'<p>It was a dream internship that combined two passions: law and baseball.<p>…

Library Studies

Alabama sues Birmingham for boarding up Confederate statue

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Alabama’s attorney general is suing the City of Birmingham and its mayor for obscuring a Confederate monument in a downtown park.

Libraries

The ‘teacher’ in ‘teacher librarian’ | Brave New World

Earlier this week, through Twitter, I became acquainted with Lisa Hinchliffe, Professor/Coordinator for Information Literacy Services and Instruction …

Teaching

Orientation Inspiration 2017 — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

Several of the responses were anonymous. One librarian was <i>excited to run across</i> Sli.do, a program I’ve used at ISTE and SXSW, to use for polling and …

School Libraries

Mayors taking swift action to avoid becoming the next Charlottesville

City officials across the country are nervously trying to figure out how to avoid becoming the next Charlottesville as alt-right leaders and white nationalist groups vow to stage more rallies in coming days.<p>A group claiming it is advocating free speech has planned a rally for Saturday on the …

News (U.S.)

Incoming Student Checklist

Incoming Student Checklist<p>Welcome, incoming library students! These first few weeks before school starts can be a mixture of excitement and nerves. …

Libraries

Professional Tools for Librarians Serving Youth

A list of resources by subject area for librarians serving youth.<p>Access<p>Access to library materials should not be restricted for any reason. …

Library Studies

Ala. Mayoral Candidate Randall Woodfin Is a Sign of the Growing Progressive Movement in the South

Randall Woodfin believes any political revolution that takes off across the nation starts in cities like his hometown of Birmingham, Ala., where he …

African-American News

Attorney General Jeff Sessions finds ally in Miami in fight against sanctuary cities

MIAMI — Attorney General Jeff Sessions used a trip to this southern city on Wednesday to thank local officials for becoming the first in the nation to fully comply with President Trump's demands to help with immigration enforcement.<p>Trump and Sessions have tried to get cities and counties to abandon …

Jeff Sessions

ALA Condemns Racism and Violence in Charlottesville

American Library Association (ALA) President Jim Neal released the following statement regarding the weekend’s tragic violence in Charlottesville, …

Libraries

iSchool Fall Open House

At our Open House, prospective students will have the opportunity to interact with iSchool faculty, student affairs staff, and current students. Find …

Library Studies

Ala. Senate Primary Pits Establishment Republicans Against Trump Loyalists

There's a primary election in Alabama in the race to fill the Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The GOP candidates represent warring factions within the Republican party.

Politics

Thinking about “Post-Truth”, #ThisIsNotUs, & Charlottesville

Thinking about “Post-Truth”, #ThisIsNotUs, & Charlottesville<p>Following up on yesterday’s great post about handling anxiety in our current social …

Library Studies

Contact

Welcome to LibraryThing is a great place to introduce yourself and ask questions.<p>Contact LibraryThing<p>Ask the group<p>Have a question? Found a bug? Try …

Libraries

Post Office Book, 1748-1752 | APS Digital Library

Loading the Internet Archive BookReader, please wait...<p>Details<p>TITLE INFORMATION<p><b>Title</b><p>Post Office Book, 1748-1752<p><b>Legacy Identifier</b><p>ASSOCIATED</b> …

Digital Libraries

Social Media and Identity

Social media freaks : digital identity in the network society<p>Kidd, Dustin. Westview, 2017<br>272p bibl index, 9780813350660 $36.00, 9780813350677 …

Black Lives Matter

Complete 2017-18 College Football Bowl Schedule

Before the final two teams meet up for the national championship on Jan. 8, the road to Atlanta will be winding through 40 bowl games, with some …

College Football

RUSA dues increase announced for September 2017

We often ascribe upward movement with positive signs – employment, pay raises, grades. So we hope you will keep a positive perspective as we announce …

Libraries

Seeking First Year Academic Librarian Bloggers

With the new academic year coming up soon (or perhaps, for some of you, already begun!), we’re looking to bring on a few new bloggers here at ACRLog. …

Libraries

Libraries obsolete? No way, say Millennials.

Young people like the library for its meeting spaces and programming, but bookies from all generations are taking advantage of changes in the public …

Library Studies

Research into social media practices and social media practices for research

Downtown Toronto last Friday<p>I’m currently working in Canada, where I am a guest of McMaster University, hosted by Dr Brian Detlor.<p>This week, amongst …

Library Studies

UNSW in stellar league of its own in world subject rankings

UNSW Sydney is one of only two universities in the world to be ranked in 50 subject areas in the influential ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of …

Library Studies

Researchers at Western build satire detector for news websites

“Hellmann’s introduces new meat-on-the-bottom mayo cups.” Not sure if this headline is fact or fiction? Just copy and paste the tricky headline and …

Library Studies

Special Libraries Summer Class Debriefing

Last week, my summer teaching semester ended for LSC 888, the Special Library/Information Center, at the Catholic University of America Department of …

Libraries