[Michlib-l] ALA News for April 5, 2017

Steven Bowers sbowers at wayne.edu
Fri Apr 7 15:57:56 EDT 2017


ALA News for April 5, 2017

Take Action for Libraries Day to launch during National Library Week
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2017/03/take-action-libraries-day-launch-during-national-library-week

ALA and ACRL join higher education, library groups to urge FCC and Congress to uphold net neutrality
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2017/03/ala-and-acrl-join-higher-education-library-groups-urge-fcc-and-congress

ACRL 2017 continues record breaking paid attendance trend
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2017/04/acrl-2017-continues-record-breaking-paid-attendance-trend

Gene Luen Yang, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, is Auditorium Speaker at 2017 ALA Annual Conference
http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/03/gene-luen-yang-national-ambassador-young-people-s-literature-auditorium-speaker

SRRT, SustainRT, AILA, APALA welcome Bill McKibben to ALA Annual Conference
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2017/04/srrt-sustainrt-aila-apala-welcome-bill-mckibben-ala-annual-conference

ALA, ProLiteracy introduce online course to promote adult literacy services
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2017/04/ala-proliteracy-introduce-online-course-promote-adult-literacy-services

Applications close next week for 2017 ALA Leadership Institute
http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/04/applications-close-next-week-2017-ala-leadership-institute

DC’s Teen Titans to champion Library Card Sign-up Month
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2017/04/dc-s-teen-titans-champion-library-card-sign-month

Public libraries play vital role in advancing health literacy
http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/04/public-libraries-play-vital-role-advancing-health-literacy

Winners of the 2017 Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries announced
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2017/04/winners-2017-will-eisner-graphic-novel-grants-libraries-announced

Barbara A. B. Gubbin winner of the Ernest A. DiMattia Award for Innovation and Service to Community and Profession
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2017/04/barbara-b-gubbin-winner-ernest-dimattia-award-innovation-and-service

Kippur wins United for Libraries/SAGE Academic Friend Conference Grant
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2017/04/kippur-wins-united-librariessage-academic-friend-conference-grant

2017 Carnegie-Whitney Grant winners announced
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2017/04/2017-carnegie-whitney-grant-winners-announced

Timothy Cole Wins 2017 LITA/OCLC Kilgour Research Award
http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/04/timothy-cole-wins-2017-litaoclc-kilgour-research-award

Apply now for the 2017 Teens’ Top Ten Book Giveaway
http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/03/apply-now-2017-teens-top-ten-book-giveaway

New AASL standards take the stage at national conference
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2017/03/new-aasl-standards-take-stage-national-conference

Global education evangelist Jaime Casap to present AASL national conference opening keynote
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2017/03/global-education-evangelist-jaime-casap-present-aasl-national-conference

New publication offers practical ideas to help libraries engage families in learning and development
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2017/04/new-publication-offers-practical-ideas-help-libraries-engage-families

2017 ACRL STS Oberly Award goes to Scholze and Witt
http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/03/2017-acrl-sts-oberly-award-goes-scholze-and-witt

School Library Research volume 20 opens with two new studies
http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/03/school-library-research-volume-20-opens-two-new-studies

RUSA Spring Online Learning
http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/04/rusa-spring-online-learning


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