At ALA Midwinter, Librarians Show Some Fight

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ALA Midwinter 2014: Pew Previews Library User Typology

Publishers Weekly – 2014-01-28

At the ALA Midwinter Conference this past Sunday, Lee Rainie discussed the latest Pew Research Center Library survey and announced plans to develop a widget that will provide librarians with...

ALA Midwinter 2014: Abrams Gets in the E-book Game

Publishers Weekly – 2014-01-28

Digital versions will be available simultaneously with the release of print editions. Libraries can license the titles for a one-year period.

ALA Midwinter 2014: On E-books, Librarians Urged to Think Bigger (and Smaller)

Publishers Weekly – 2014-01-27

At ALA Midwinter 2014, librarians were urged not to be satisfied by recent e-book developments, and to look more deeply at their digital future.

ALA Midwinter 2014: A Cold, Quiet Start in Philadelphia

Publishers Weekly – 2014-01-25

Fresh on the heels of a major snowstorm and with temperatures lingering in the teens, travel snarls contributed to a lightly attended opening night reception on the exhibit floor.

Can Open Access Save the Scholarly Monograph? ALA Midwinter Spotlight

Publishers Weekly – 2014-12-05

Scholarly monographs, long the gold standard for scholars in the humanities and social sciences, have been in a downward spiral for some time.

We Build The City: ALA Midwinter Spotlight

Publishers Weekly – 2014-12-05

In a popular post last month on Motherlode, the New York Times's parenting blog, Luisa Colón made a surprising admission: she doesn’t like to take her kids to the library anymore.

ALA Midwinter Meeting Kicks Off in Chicago

Publishers Weekly – 2015-01-30

The main conference program kicks off this afternoon with the popular Exhibits Roundtable/Booklist Author Forum, followed by an opening reception in the exhibit hall.

ALA Midwinter 2015: BISG and ALA Announce Library Survey

Publishers Weekly – 2015-02-01

The jointly developed survey will seek to understand library patrons’ use of digital resources and other services offered by public libraries.

ALA Midwinter 2015: Amid Winter Storms, ALA Attendance Dips

Publishers Weekly – 2015-02-05

In all, 10,637attended, the lowest attendance since 2012, when 9,929 gathered in Dallas.

ALA Midwinter 2016 Preview: We Need to Talk About Reference

Publishers Weekly – 2015-12-04

We take a look back at some of the library stories that captivated the publishing world in 2015, and a look ahead at what they portend for 2016.

ALA Midwinter 2016 Preview: Free to All

Publishers Weekly – 2015-12-04

From Jan. 8–12, 2016, the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting will return to one of America’s great library cities: Boston.

ALA Midwinter 2016 Preview: ALA Midwinter Program Picks

Publishers Weekly – 2015-12-04

The American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting is where the association conducts its business—committees move forward (however glacially), and hardworking but fun-filled awards committees...

ALA 2016 Midwinter Meeting: Ken Burns Talks About the Creative Process

Publishers Weekly – 2016-01-09

In a fascinating talk, Ken Burns, Terry Tempest Williams, and Mark Kurlansky delved deep into the creative process.

Attendance Up at ALA Midwinter 2016

Publishers Weekly – 2016-01-15

This year's show was attended by over 11,000 people, and featured appearances by Isaac Mizrahi, Cory Booker, and others.

How to Maximize ALA Midwinter

Publishers Weekly – 2016-12-16

Librarians share tips for making the most of the meeting.

ALA Midwinter 2017 Preview

Publishers Weekly – 2016-12-16

What the incoming administration could mean for libraries will be among the hot topics at the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting.

ALA Midwinter 2017: Penguin Random House Announces Library Grant Winners

Publishers Weekly – 2017-01-20

The awards, first announced last year by the Penguin Random House Foundation, are an effort to support and recognize the work oflibrarians.

ALA Midwinter 2017: Librarians Ponder the Future Under Trump

Publishers Weekly – 2017-01-21

In his opening keynote at the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, just hours after Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, W. Kamau Bell made a plea to librarians:...

ALA Midwinter 2017: Colson Whitehead, Matthew Desmond Win ALA Carnegie Medals

Publishers Weekly – 2017-01-23

The selections were announced on Sunday, January 22, at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, with an official award ceremony to come this summer, at the ALA annual conference, set for Chicago.

ALA Midwinter 2017: Could ESSA Spark a School Library Renaissance?

Publishers Weekly – 2017-01-22

The federal education law ESSA, set to take effect this year, would provide critical support for school libraries if allowed to stand by the Trump administration.

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