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Minitex News articles tagged with "ALA Annual 2016" (13):

Recording available for "New and next: A review of BIBFRAME updates from NISO and ALA"

At a recent webinar, Lizzy Baus summarized new information about BIBFRAME and library linked data projects gleaned from sessions at the 2016 American Library Association Annual Conference and a recent NISO virtual conference. You can watch the recording for free here.

University of Minnesota Libraries' Tretter Collection wins award for service to GLBT community

The University of Minnesota's Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies won the ALA GLBT Roundtable's inaugural Newlen-Symons Award for Excellence in Serving the GLBT Community. Kris Kiesling, Director of Arch

Minnesota Digital Library co-presents with Queens Public Library and Metropolitan New York Library Council at ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, FL

Molly Huber and Jolie Graybill from Minitex co-presented with Natalie Milbrodt, Queens Public Library and Caroline Catchpole, Metropolitan New York Library Council at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, FL, “From Macro to Micro: How Small-Scale Digitization can Make a Big Difference”.

The Libraries Transform Campaign

“Because 5 out of 5 doctors agree reading aloud to children supports brain development.” If you have seen one of these "because" statements out there in the wild, then you're likely familiar with the Libraries Transform campaign. At the 2016 ALA Annual Conference, I heard a few updates about the Libraries Transform public awareness campaign that I wanted to share.

ALA Annual 2016: Discussions on Shared Print Collections

Whether it’s shelf space for collections, reader space, or space for new programs, space always seems to be in short supply.

ALA 2016 Authors: Margaret Atwood

I was delighted to attend Margaret Atwood's booktalk of her new novel Hag-Seed, a retelling of  Shakespeare's The Tempest.

ALA 2016 Vendor Exhibits: Oxford University Press

Released just in time for the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death on April 23, 1616 (mostly agreed-upon), Oxford University Press unveiled

ALA 2016 Vendor Exhibits: American Psychological Association

APA (American Psychological Assocation) will soon be offering APA Style Central,  an electronic resource for learning, using, and teaching APA style; it is fully integrated with the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Assocai

ALA 2016 Vendor Exhibits: Total Boox

I visited the Total Boox booth at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida and spoke with their CEO Yoav Lorch.

ALA 2016 Vendor Exhibits: Odilo and Hoopla

Two vendors who have entered the North American e-content distribution marketplace somewhat recently are Odilo and Hoopla; I visited both of these vendors at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference.