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Blas et al.

Empowering collaborations and creating brave spaces

People of Color in Library and Information Science Summit

People of Color in LIS keynote activity.

The William H. Hannon Library at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles, California, held the first People of Color in Library and Information Science (POC in LIS) Summit on July 13, 2018. ...


Chu, Ford, and Raju

Revisiting “Libraries: Global reach, local touch” with Barbara J. Ford

Insights for academic and research libraries

Barbara J. Ford.

For the past three years, Barbara J. Ford has served as inaugural coeditor of this International Insights column. As she steps away from this role, it is fitting to revisit her ALA Presidential (1997–98) theme “Libraries: Global reach, local touch” and ask her to reflect, 20 years later ...

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Morton et al.

We virtually brought our colleague to a library conference

Expanding education and networking opportunities

Gail Morton attending the conference physically with Kristen Bailey, attending virtually.

The benefits of attending a library conference lead to advantageous ...


Chase Ollis

ACRL honors the 2019 award winners, part 2

A recognition of professional development

Bill Jones and Ben Rawlins of the SUNY-Geneseo Milne Library.

SUNY Geneseo receives CLS Innovation in College Librarianship Award

Bill Jones and Ben Rawlins, both of the State University of New York (SUNY)-Geneseo Milne Library, have been named ...


McCann and Peacock

Be an ally for accessibility

Tips for all librarians

Screenshot of the WAVE browser extension.

Accessibility is a concern for librarians in digital as well as physical spaces, and we have a responsibility to uphold the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). However, regardless of legal requirements, librarians endeavour to make content available to everyone. People with disabilities are no exception. ...


Mailloux and Matthies

Going to the dogs

One college library’s program to encourage reading literacy

Young boy reading to a pug.

When the Casper College Library was approached by the Office of Student Financial Assistance to develop a reading literacy program, we jumped ...