The American Library Association (ALA) is sponsoring three, new advocacy training programs to help libraries educate their communities about the Internet and related issues, including children’s access, intellectual freedom and the use of filters. The programs are part of ALA President Ann Symons’ intellectual freedom leadership initiatives.
Absolutely Changing. A career switch is that most common of workday thoughts. You’re fed up. You’re not going to take it any longer. So what’s next?
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Library and information science research can be said to revolve around three elements: the Library, Document and Information. The role of libraries in society is complex and moves between democracy support functions and support for individual learning processes. They are among society’s most widely used public institutions to questions about their development and role affecting many.
Universities in the field of Library and Information Science are cordially requested to send their links to firstname.lastname@example.org.
L.A. Community Library Information Collaborative Linked Teachers, Students to the Rich Resources of the World’s Libraries Via the Internet
THE LOS ANGELES EDUCATIONAL PARTNERSHIPand Libraries for the Future recently announced the formation of the Los Angeles Community Library Information Collaborative (LA-CLIC) a three-year project to make the information resources of the world’s libraries available to teachers and
Glossary of some terms used in Libraries and in reference to Library Information Science and the storage and organization of Information:
A publication issued on a regular basis, which contains research published as articles, papers, reports, or technical specifications.
Handwritten or unpublished documents such as letters, draft copies of books, notes or correspondance.
Term used in libraries to describe media that is not printed, such as Video or Music media.
Few years back, a reputed librarian shared her from the exhibit halls at the ACRL ( Association of College and Research Libraries) Conference in Denver. At these time these tips seem invaluable, practiced and proved. Though changed in nature over the time. She shared- a modern perspective (for that era), highly selective, completely subjective list of what’s new and what’s cool in library technology – in quite informal fashion culled from her visits to the exhibit hall at the ALA Annual Conference in Atlanta.
Suppose you work at a company that sells educational materials and do most of your business through catalog. Your company’s business is running smoothly finance-wise and company has a library. Office environment is rather informal. There is no formal cataloging in place, people just sign things out from a clipboard. You have done a lot to turn the library around- you
Technical & Public service librarians are divided by imaginary line which indicates their professional polarization in the field of library science. The two groups are often seen as being mutually exclusive, in part due to prominent characteristics regarding personality differences.