ALA News for July 3 and July 2, 2013

ALA News for July 3, 2013

ALA Annual Conference focuses on transforming libraries, engaging communities

http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2013/07/ala-annual-conference-focuses-transforming-libraries-engaging-communities

American Library Association Black Caucus unveils Reading is Grand! Celebrating Grand-Families

http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2013/07/american-library-association-black-caucus-unveils-reading-grand-celebrating

Remarkable books about young people with special needs

http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2013/07/remarkable-books-about-young-people-special-needs

The 2013 guide to the Newbery and Caldecott awards

http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2013/07/2013-guide-newbery-and-caldecott-awards

Division News

Become a confident grant writer and winner with PLA’s new online course

http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2013/07/become-confident-grant-writer-and-winner-pla-s-new-online-course

Registration now open for PLA’s online train-the-technology trainer course in October

http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2013/07/registration-now-open-pla-s-online-train-technology-trainer-course-october

ALA News for July 2, 2013

Richard Ford and Timothy Egan win Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2013/06/richard-ford-and-timothy-egan-win-andrew-carnegie-medals-excellence-fiction

Bestselling authors call for library e-book lending
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2013/06/bestselling-authors-call-library-e-book-lending

Library Copyright Alliance hails WIPO for landmark victory for the blind
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2013/06/library-copyright-alliance-hails-wipo-landmark-victory-blind

Nominations open for the 2013 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2013/06/nominations-open-2013-carnegie-corporation-new-yorknew-york-times-i-love-my

Windmill at Stony Brook Southampton to be designated a Literary Landmark by United for Libraries in honor of Tennessee Williams
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2013/07/windmill-stony-brook-southampton-be-designated-literary-landmark-united

Mike Morgan and Larry Romans offer up to $15,000 in match challenge to grow the Stonewall Book Awards
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2013/07/mike-morgan-and-larry-romans-offer-15000-match-challenge-grow-stonewall-book

Elturk honored as EMIERT Distinguished Librarian at Annual Conference, donates award to organizations
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2013/07/elturk-honored-emiert-distinguished-librarian-annual-conference-donates-award

Division News

Ruth V. Small and Mega Subramaniam named AASL School Library Research editors
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2013/07/ruth-v-small-and-mega-subramaniam-named-aasl-school-library-research-editors

AASL announces inaugural list of Best Apps for Teaching & Learning
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2013/06/aasl-announces-inaugural-list-best-apps-teaching-learning

AASL announces 2013 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2013/06/aasl-announces-2013-best-websites-teaching-learning

New LITA Web course available
http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2013/06/new-lita-web-course-available

Washington Office News
http://www.districtdispatch.org/

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