Literacy in the Information Age
- New constellation of stars. // American Libraries;Nov94, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p960
Features the most recent celebrities to grace the ALA Read posters. Actors Matt Dillon and Geena Davis; Jazz musician Branford Marsalis; Goliath, a character on a Disney TV animated series.
- Magic & reading. // Library Talk;May/Jun96, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p20
Announces that the American Library Association has launched a series on reading motivation called Mighty Easy Motivators. Caroline Feller Bauer's book `Leading Kids to Books through Magic'; Prize of book; Bauer's involvement in national and international magicians' societies.
- MARKETING: NOW READ THIS. // Beverage Industry;Sep2001, Vol. 92 Issue 9, p42
Reports the launching of the teen reading program of the American Library Association and Ward Burton in the United States. Effort to promote Hershey's Milk; Selection of books by the American Library Association.
- ALA receives grant for literacy initiative. // American Libraries;Jan97, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p6
Announces the award of a grant given to the American Library Association (ALA) in November 1996 as part of a library-based adult literacy program. Amount of the grant given by the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund; How the grant will be used.
- Get Carded at the Library. Gastwirt, Lesley J. // Library Journal;8/1/1988, Vol. 113 Issue 13, p87
Features a fact sheet on the American Library Association's campaign to fight illiteracy in the United States.
- Oooh baby, what a brain! Barlow, Cara // School Library Journal;Jul97, Vol. 43 Issue 7, p20
Focuses on `Born to Read,' a project that links health care, children's reading and family literacy in United States administered by the American Library Association's (ALA) Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC). How the project started; Goals of the project; Information about the...
- Washington Office Celebrates New Space. // American Libraries;Dec2005, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p13
The article reports on the opening of the American Library Association's Washington Office on October 19, 2005. The event attendees, also recognized the 10th anniversary of the Office for Information Technology Policy and the 60th anniversary of the association's presence in Washington.
- DIARY DATES. // Information World Review;Dec2009/Jan2010, Issue 261, p43
A calendar of information technology (IT) related-events for December 2009 to March 2010 is presented which includes a meeting of the American Library Association, a two-day programme on repository trends in London, England, and the IPI-ConFex 2010 on patent information in Portugal.
- Council, Executive Board burst with approval for ALA Goal 2000. L.K. // American Libraries;Apr95, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p358
Reports that the American Libraries Association (ALA) Council unanimously approved the ALA Goal 2000 plan with the same enthusiasm displayed by members of the ALA Executive Board when the plan was unveiled in the fall of 1994. Summary of ALA Council proceedings of February 1995; Highlights of...