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Get Update on Technology Benchmarks at Midwinter Meeting

Join the Edge coalition for an update on the development of public access technology benchmarks that will help public libraries strengthen the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of public access technology services to meet community needs. The Edge update will take place Saturday, January 21, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Dallas Convention Center, Room A130/131. This forum will provide an overview ... Read More »

“Online & Above the Radar: Ensuring the Use & Discoverability of Digital Collections” panel January 21 #alamw12

The ALA Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) will continue the conversation about libraries increasing access to digitized materials with the panel “Online & Above the Radar: Ensuring the Use & Discoverability of Digital Collections” at the ALA Midwinter Meeting. Organized by Gwen Glazer (author of “Digitizing Hidden Collections in Public Libraries”) and Jason Kucsma (co-editor of Digitization in the ... Read More »

Register Now and Save on Advocacy Preconferences at Midwinter #alamw12

Reserve your spot today for the “Nuts & Bolts for Trustees, Friends, and Foundations” and “Mobilizing Community Support for Your Library: An Advocacy Institute Workshop” during ALA’s 2012 Midwinter Meeting in Dallas and save $25 off the combined registration (for the first 50 registrants). Both programs will take place Friday, Jan. 20, 2011, at the Omni Hotel Dallas. The Association of Library ... Read More »

Post-gaming the ‘Digitizing Hidden Collections’ webinar #alamw12

Did you miss Wednesday’s webinar on success stories from small and medium-sized public libraries’ digitization projects? Never fear: It’s online in full. Some of the resources highlighted during the webinar include: Information and best practices from the Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative Peter Hirtle’s guide to copyright, “Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums,” which can ... Read More »