Library Studies

Anti-gay preachers want LGBT books banned—from a display of banned books

Local church leaders tried to censor a library’s display of banned books, in order to remove books referencing homosexuality.<p>The coalition of …

LGBTQI

Accepting Scholarship Applications

If you need financial assistance to get through your graduate program, scholarship funds are now available. The American Library Association (ALA) …

Librarianship

Senior Lecturer Job Opening in Champaign, Illinois - ALA JobLIST | Jobs in Library & Information Science & Technology

ALA JobLIST | Jobs in Library & Information Science & Technology<p><i>School of information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign</i><p>Senior …

University of Illinois

Get your books in order - and we mean actual books

How to organize your bookshelf<p><b>(1 of )</b> BOOK 'EM - Whether you shelf your books alphabetically, or otherwise, its good have your reading material …

Librarianship

Equinox Astronomy at the Library - September 22, 2018

We'll talk briefly about what causes the change of seasons and enjoy a lineup of short NASA films<p>Article Source: City of San Bruno CA<p>Equinox …

San Mateo County

GASO Fall Classic Duncanville: DFW Post Presence

Several big men established themselves as forces to be reckoned with on the block during the Duncanville <b>GASO</b>. <b>TexasHoops</b> analyst <i>Lyndon Cook</i> takes a …

Aga Khan University

Celebrating Curiosity Day 2018: The History of Curious George

The Arrival of Curious George<p>Like all heroes of a good story, it wasn’t apparent from the start that George would be the hugely beloved star that he …

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Creative writing at the library

<b>Jessica Costello</b> writes: “As part of our <b>ALSC</b> mentorship, <b>AnnMarie Hurtado</b> from the Pasadena (Calif.) Public Library and I, an MLIS student at <b>San Jose</b> …

Libraries

Major Robert Odell Owens: New York Politician Referred to as "The Librarian in Congress"

Major Robert Odell Owens was a New York politician and a prominent member of the Democratic Party. Owens served in the United States House of …

New York City

New workshop: Determining the Right Format for Your eLearning Event Workshop

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces an exciting new workshop, Determining the Right Format for Your eLearning Event with Dan …

eLearning

iSchool seminar series will explore social media’s influence on politics

A new seminar series at Syracuse University will explore how social media is influencing the current political climate in the U.S.<p>The series, Social …

Syracuse University

How to Decorate A Bookshelf: 5 Fun And Creative Tips

We love our bookcases—they hold our most favoritest, precious things. But sometimes they can look a little…meh. While there is something …

Home Decorating

New eCourse: Practical Library Services for Grade School Kids

Chicago—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new facilitated eCourse, Practical Library Services for Grade School Kids (Kindergarten …

Libraries

US News & World Report Ranks Dominican University #11 in Midwest

Dominican Leaps Eight Places in Prestigious College Rankings<p>Dominican University is ranked #11 out of 165 Midwest master's level universities in the …

Business School

11 totally unexpected things you can get your Ph.D in

Though many of us can’t wait to escape our undergrad days, there are a select few who elect to return to school to pursue an even more prestigious …

Ceramics

AI More Reliable than Lie Detectors to Trace NYT Op-Ed

As a senior systems engineer with decades of IT experience in the private sector, it’s not that often that I professionally recommend looking to …

Machine Learning

Faces of UMSI: John Szabo | umsi

Some four million people in Los Angeles are pretty thankful that John Szabo’s father was a bowler. For that matter, so is John Szabo.<p>Why would the …

Libraries

Victoria’s Secrets

Meeting elephants, pendulums, rare books and card catacombs behind closed doors of a library in Melbourne.<p>Written by Joanna Lobo | New Delhi |<p>Deep …

Posters

Liddy Announces Retirement, Plans to Conclude Tenure as iSchool Dean

School of Information Studies (iSchool) Dean Liz Liddy has been a student, a professor, a dean (twice), and a member of the Chancellor’s executive …

Librarianship

​Part Time Library Page

At The Russell Library<p><b>Pages assigned to Russell Library's Borrowing department perform variety of tasks in all areas of the library including the</b> …

working knowledge

'Drag Queen story hour,' I kid you not

“Once upon a time, in 2015,” begins some breathtakingly obscene propaganda that The Associated Press hopes we’ll mistake for news, “a writer in San …

Conservative View

Ex Libris debuts on PBS September 4

Director <b>Frederick Wiseman</b>’s 2017 <b>documentary</b> on the New York Public Library, <b>Ex Libris,</b> premieres <b>September 4</b> on <b>PBS</b> <b>stations.</b> Featuring Patti Smith, …

Librarianship

Research Article: “The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same: Educational and Disciplinary Backgrounds of American Librarians, 1950-2015″

The article linked below (full text) is the author’s accepted manuscript version to be published in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Education for …

Humanities

Juán-Pabló González: My Conference Experience

The 2018 ALA Annual Conference was a welcome panoply of first-time experiences for me. It was my first professional conference, my first time …

New Orleans

The iSchool Welcomes New Faculty This Fall

The University of Maryland College of Information Studies (UMD iSchool) is excited to announce our newest faculty hires, who each bring to the table …

Librarianship

Male Authors Are Four Times More Likely To Recommend Books By Men Than By Women: Critical Linking, August 30, 2018

Sponsored by Flatiron Books, publishers of <i>Mirage</i> by Somaiya DaudSomeone finally examined how often male authors recommend books by women, and the …

Books

Women Are Sharing Their Worst Dates On Twitter, And It's Brutal

Buckle up for some of the absolute worst date stories out there<p>I think we can all collectively agree that dating is terrible. Like, crawl under the …

Michael Jackson

Women Are Sharing Their Worst (Best?) First Date Stories on Twitter

Call it the <i>To All The Boys I've Loved Before</i> Effect ™, but dating is what we call a "hot topic" on the "internet" right now. And after a Twitter-user by the handle @_ItsMeBre called for women to share their worst first date stories of all time, some seriously cringe worthy content has been …

Advice

Women On Twitter Share Their Worst Dates, And Spinsterhood Sounds Great

BRB, deleting Tinder.<p>Dating is rough, but going on a terrible date could lead to an amazing story.<p>Case in point, a recent Twitter request asking women to share their worst dating stories led to a collection of tragic encounters so bad, they’re good.<p>To check out the best worst stories, just take a …

Michael Jackson

A Calendar of Book Holidays To Celebrate Reading All Year Long

One of the ways you can easily up your nerd cred is to be able to celebrate every book-themed holiday throughout the year. Of course, it can be tough …

Lifestyle (Canada)