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Games in Libraries

  • Learn about ways to gamify learning with the game GeoPlunge an informational card game developed by the nonprofit organization LearningPlunge, Inc. This is a unique
  • As I described before, tabletop RPGs are a natural fit for public library programming.  Staff without previous experience either playing or GMing, however, may find
  • The 4th to 17th June is Make a Noise in Libraries Fortnight in the UK. Run by the Royal National Institute for Blind People (RNIB),

ALA Advocacy News

  • CHICAGO - Beginning this week, the American Library Association's “Choose Privacy” website has a new look and a new URL — chooseprivacyeveryday.org — which emphasizes the importance of preserving patron privacy and data security in today’s libraries every day of the year. Since 2010, ALA’s “Choose Privacy” website has served as a valuable source of news, information, resources and programming related to privacy, confidentiality and data security in the digital world.
  • CHICAGO –  American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference and Exhibition attendees will have access to a series of innovative library public relations programs and events on Sunday, June 24. Known as the PR Sunday Spotlight, this series of select programs and events will offer library professionals the opportunity to attend five marketing and public-relations focused sessions on the same day. PR Sunday Spotlight sessions include:
  • CHICAGO - Shannon M. Oltmann , associate professor in the School of Information Science at the University of Kentucky , has been appointed editor of the Journal of Intellectual Freedom and Privacy , effective May 7, 2018.