Tag Archives: Cutting-edge

Policy discussions continue at ALA Annual Conference in Vegas

More than 19,000 librarians, vendors and library supporters attended this year’s 2014 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference, which took place in Las Vegas from June 26-July 1, 2014. Large numbers of attendees participated in ten policy sessions hosted by the ALA Washington Office that explored net neutrality, copyright trends, ebook access, e-government services and surveillance. On Saturday, conference attendees ... Read More »

Secrets of cutting-edge libraries

Does your library offer cutting-edge library services? Learn about how four ALA-recognized libraries are using novel and cost-effective methods to leverage technologies to better serve their communities during the 2014 American Library Association Annual Conference session “Cutting-edge Technology in Library Services,” which will be held Saturday, June 28, 2014, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Las Vegas Convention Center, ... Read More »

Four Local Libraries Honored for Offering Cutting-edge Services

Four libraries were recognized today by the American Library Association (ALA) for offering cutting-edge technologies in library services, honoring programs in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Bridgewater, New Jersey; Raleigh, North Carolina; and University Park, Pennsylvania. The recognition, which is presented by the ALA Office for Information Technology Policy and the Library & Information Technology Association (LITA), showcases libraries that are serving ... Read More »

Last Call: Submit Your Nomination for Cutting-Edge Technology in Library Services by Nov. 15

Don’t delay: submit your nomination for use of cutting-edge technology in library services now! As part of its ongoing effort to identify and recognize libraries that are delivering quality library services in new ways, the American Library Association (ALA) is accepting submissions for the best library practices using cutting-edge technology through November 15, 2013. Libraries selected for the recognition will ... Read More »

Is your library on the Cutting Edge?

Last year, five libraries in four states were cited for creative and cost-effective engagement with technology trends including BYOD (bring your own device), augmented reality, e-government, crowd-sourcing, and online learning. Now, as part of its ongoing effort to identify and recognize libraries that are delivering quality library services in new ways, the American Library Association (ALA) is accepting submissions for ... Read More »