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'Children and Libraries' journal receives publishing award

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 21:12

CHICAGO - The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is pleased to announce that its journal, “Children and Libraries” (CAL), received a 2017 Apex Grand Award for publication excellence in the category of Magazines, Journals & Tabloids. Of more than 1,360 entries in APEX 2017, only 100 received Grand Awards, the highest recognition the Apex judges can confer.

Meece wins stipend to attend YALSA’s 2017 YA Services Symposium

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 21:09

CHICAGO — Ashley Meece, a Teen Services librarian at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, has won the 2017 Young Adult Services Symposium worker stipend from the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). The stipend will provide Meece with up to $1,000 to offset travel expenses to attend the 2017 symposium, which will be held Nov. 3–5 in Louisville, KY.

Nitra Amelia Eastby Selected as the 2017 Tony B. Leisner Scholarship Recipient

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 20:41

The American Library Association (ALA) has selected Nitra Amelia Eastby of Roanoke, Virginia as the recipient of the 2017 Tony B. Leisner Scholarship.

The $3,000 scholarship, named for an active ALA member and former member of the ALA Council, is awarded to a library support staff member pursuing a master’s degree in library and information studies.  The scholarship was established with funds donated by Leisner.

New Iteration: Becoming the Copyright Specialist in Your Library eCourse

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 19:32

Chicago—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Becoming the Copyright Specialist in Your Library. Lesley Ellen Harris will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, September 18, 2017.

Estimated Hours of Learning: 24 

Learning Outcomes 
After participating in this eCourse, you will be able to:

New Iteration: Online Tutorials: Creating them Easily and Effectively eCourse

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 19:16

Chicago—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Online Tutorials: Creating them Easily and Effectively. Hannah Gascho Rempel and Maribeth Slebodnik will serve as the instructors for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, September 18, 2017.

Estimated Hours of Learning: 24 
Certificate of Completion available upon request 

Learning outcomes

While participating in this eCourse, you will:

Rebecca Lea Lopez Selected as the 2017 Miriam L. Hornback Scholarship Recipient

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 18:56

The American Library Association (ALA) has selected Rebecca Lea Lopez of Troutman, North Carolina as the 2017 Miriam L. Hornback Scholarship recipient.

 

The $3,000 award is given to an ALA or library support staff member to help finance the pursuit of a master’s degree in library and information studies. The scholarship was named in memory of Miriam L. Hornback, a longtime ALA staff member, who was secretariat to the ALA Council and Executive Board.

 

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