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Zines from a Tennessee Public Library: Or, Stop Being a Wuss and Start a Collection Already!

Posted by bronwynr on May 12, 2009

Jerianne Thompson reviews five zines you have no excuse not to include in your library because they’re very popular at a small public library in Tennessee. Many libraries start zine collections as a way to attract and serve young adults;teens and twenty-somethings;who may feel their library has little to offer matching their interests. Through zines, we can provide access to information and topics that are limited within our general collection. more » » »


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ALIA Public Libraries Summit

Posted by bronwynr on April 11, 2009

The ALIA Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the new date for the ALIA Public Libraries Summit is 16 July 2009.

We are delighted that Senator Ursula Stephens, Parliamentary Secretary for Social Inclusion and the Voluntary Sector, and Parliamentary Secretary Assisting the Prime Minister for Social Inclusion, will open the Summit.

How can you get involved?

· read the submissions on the Summit website

· make comments and give feedback on the submissions (details below)

· public libraries can continue to develop and confirm their library ambassador program

· read the Summit blog for updates

Send your comments and feedback on the submissions to the ALIA Summit Project Officer, Marion Nicolson,

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