ALA News for July 3 and July 2, 2013

ALA News for July 3, 2013

ALA Annual Conference focuses on transforming libraries, engaging communities

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

Remarkable books about young people with special needs

The 2013 guide to the Newbery and Caldecott awards

Division News

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

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

ALA News for July 2, 2013

Richard Ford and Timothy Egan win Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction

Bestselling authors call for library e-book lending

Library Copyright Alliance hails WIPO for landmark victory for the blind

Nominations open for the 2013 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award

Windmill at Stony Brook Southampton to be designated a Literary Landmark by United for Libraries in honor of Tennessee Williams

Mike Morgan and Larry Romans offer up to $15,000 in match challenge to grow the Stonewall Book Awards

Elturk honored as EMIERT Distinguished Librarian at Annual Conference, donates award to organizations

Division News

Ruth V. Small and Mega Subramaniam named AASL School Library Research editors

AASL announces inaugural list of Best Apps for Teaching & Learning

AASL announces 2013 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning

New LITA Web course available

Washington Office News

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