[Michlib-l] ALA News for May 31, 2017

Steven Bowers sbowers at wayne.edu
Thu Jun 1 09:33:11 EDT 2017


ALA News for May 31, 2017

NEWS FROM THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

Registration now open for the 2017 Sharjah International Book Fair(SIBF)/American Library Association (ALA) Library Conference
Registration is open for the 2017 Sharjah International Book Fair(SIBF)/American Library Association (ALA) Library Conference at https://www.sibfala.com/registration/. The Library Conference is at the heart of an ongoing collaboration between the two organizations, and is ALA’s most ambitious international professional development collaboration to date. The 2017 conference—the fourth annual event—will take place at the Sharjah Expo Centre, November 7th-9th, and includes a day of preconferences and a full roster of presentations by regional and international presenters.
http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/05/registration-now-open-2017-sharjah-international-book-fairsibfamerican-library

Chelcie Juliet Rowell appointed new ALCTS News Editor
The Board of Directors of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) has approved the appointment of Chelcie Juliet Rowell as the new editor of ALCTS News, a continuously updated online publication with the purpose to report the news and activities of ALCTS and its members, and to be the voice of the association.
http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/05/chelcie-juliet-rowell-appointed-new-alcts-news-editor



ANNUAL CONFERENCE UPDATE
United for Libraries, RUSA, and Chapter Relations to host ‘Crisis Communication: Who Speaks for Your Library?’
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2017/05/united-libraries-rusa-and-chapter-relations-host-crisis-communication-who

Author Elizabeth White to Present in ALA JobLIST Placement & Career Development Center
http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/05/author-elizabeth-white-present-ala-joblist-placement-career-development-center

Accepting Employer Participants for Open House/Job Fair at ALA 2017 Annual Conference in Chicago
http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/05/accepting-employer-participants-open-housejob-fair-ala-2017-annual-conference

Spotlight on Rural, Native and Tribal Libraries at ALA Annual Conference
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2017/05/spotlight-rural-native-and-tribal-libraries-ala-annual-conference



AWARDS

GOVERNANCE
Muncie Public Library Wins 2017 ALA/Information Today Library of the Future Award
http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/05/muncie-public-library-wins-2017-alainformation-today-library-future-award

Lisa Rice, Library Director at the Warren County Public Library, Wins 2017 Sullivan Award
http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/05/lisa-rice-library-director-warren-county-public-library-wins-2017-sullivan-award

LRRT

Alistair Black and Henry Gabb Win the Jesse H. Shera Award for Distinguished Published Research
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2017/05/alistair-black-and-henry-gabb-win-jesse-h-shera-award-distinguished-published

LITA
Ellyssa Kroski Receives 2017 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award
http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/05/ellyssa-kroski-receives-2017-litalibrary-hi-tech-award



PUBLICATIONS

ACRL
ACRL releases Mobile Technology and Academic Libraries: Innovative Services for Research and Learning
http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/05/acrl-releases-mobile-technology-and-academic-libraries-innovative-services

ALA EDITIONS
Quick, low-cost ways to make big changes? Absolutely.
http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/05/quick-low-cost-ways-make-big-changes-absolutely



WEBCASTS

ACRL
Explore assessment, managing change, fighting fake news with the Framework, more in summer 2017 ACRL webcasts
http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/05/explore-assessment-managing-change-fighting-fake-news-framework-more-summer-2017



WEBINARS

PLA
June webinar features lessons learned from early adopters of PLA performance measurement program
http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/05/june-webinar-features-lessons-learned-early-adopters-pla-performance-measurement

WORKSHOPS

ALA PUBLISHING
How to Transform Your Library on a Shoestring Budget
http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/05/new-workshop-how-transform-your-library-shoestring-budget

Fake News, Real Concerns: Developing Information Literate Students
http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/05/new-workshop-fake-news-real-concerns-developing-information-literate-students




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