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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.


PLA joins Legacy Partners for unveiling of DA2I report

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 16:16
Libraries play critical role in expanding worldwide access to information, report says

ALA opens application period for Libraries Ready to Code grants

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 14:20

WASHINGTON, DC — The American Library Association (ALA) has opened the application period for grants to develop public and school library programming that promotes computer science (CS) and computational thinking (CT) among youth.

ACRL releases Creative Instructional Design: Practical Applications for Librarians

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 16:24

CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the publication of “Creative Instructional Design: Practical Applications for Librarians,” edited by Brandon K. West, Kimberly D. Hoffman, and Michelle Costello.