Bookmark This: ALA 2013 Highlights

ala_logoIf you didn’t get a chance to make it to ALA 2013, the American Library Association Annual Conference, here are a few links to articles and wrap-ups of this year’s events:

From Publishers Weekly:

ALA 2013: Richard Ford, Timothy Egan Win Carnegie Medals at Packed ALA

ALA 2013: ALA Kicks Up E-Book Advocacy Efforts with Author Campaign

ALA 2013: Libraries to Offer Monthly ‘Top 10’ Book List

From American Libraries Magazine:

40 Great Apps for Mobile Reference and Outreach

Augmented Reality in the (Real) Library

Also follow Twitter #ala2013 for photos and event recaps.

In honor of Independence Day, find out how Benjamin Franklin, one of our Founding Fathers, helped start our nation’s first successful lending library, The Library Company of Philadelphia.

“Libraries have been a place to go for refuge.” – Alice Walker, Author of The Color Purple, ALA 2013

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