November 18, 2017

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Scenes From the 2016 ALA Conference in Orlando

Take a peek at industry glitterati, enthusiastic librarians, snazzy shoes, and more fun at the 2016 American Library Association Annual Conference in Orlando, FL.

How Conferences Could Be Better

Attendees describe how they’d like ALA and other big conferences to evolve—and why smaller and virtual gatherings can be fine alternatives.

Top Themes and Hot Tickets at ALA and ISTE 2016

Sessions on maker spaces, leveraging ESSA, and STEM learning are among the highlights of the ALA and ISTE conferences this month.

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Top 10 Tips for ALA 2016

Pack smart, get engaged, take charge of your PD. These and other tips will help you get the most out of this year’s ALA Annual Conference.

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After Cancelling 2016 National Institute, ALSC Regroups To Serve Members

ALSC president Andrew Medlar details reasons for cancelling the 2016 Institute in North Carolina, the costs incurred, and how ALSC will make sure the educational experience isn’t lost.