ABC-Clio

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First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Perceptions of inequality in Europe and the US

The well-known and frequently tested median voter theorem predicts a positive relationship between income inequality and state redistribution; if the decisive median voter’s income is below the social average, he votes for more welfare redistribution ... [Published VOX - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

PLA Midwinter Institute features Valerie J. Gross and strategies to redefine the public library

CHICAGO – The Public Library Association (PLA) is offering a thought-provoking Institute at the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting. "Who We Are, What We Do, Why It Matters: Our Distinctive Purpose" will be presented by Valerie J. Gross, president and CEO, Howard ... [Published ALA - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Travel Grants for San Francisco

Below is an abbreviated list of ALA grants that provide funding assistance to librarians traveling to the 2015 ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition in San Francisco. Some require ALA and/or division membership and others are open to a larger audience. ... [Published ALA - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

"He came back pretty fired up – I jumped in with all four feet"

They talk to Pioneers Post's founding editor Tim West about successful impact investments they have been involved in, the challenges they have faced and their frustrations around the lack of education about social investment.For California-based Ron and ... [Published Pioneers Post - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Honoring Excellence and Leadership in the Library Profession

Each year, the American Library Association (ALA) recognizes the achievements of more than 200 individuals and institutions with various awards. This selection represents only a portion of those honored in 2014 but who are notable for their contributions ... [Published ALA - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

No Sympathy for the Devil: Why People Fear Satanism

By Benjamin Radford, Live Science Bad Science ColumnistDate: 12 September 2014 Time: 01:46 PM ETA public ceremony of Satanists planned in Oklahoma City this month has prompted protests, a lawsuit from the Catholic Church, talk of a "black mass," and even ... [Published LiveScience.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

AASL awards showcase the best in transformative teaching and learning

For Immediate ReleaseTue, 09/09/2014CHICAGO  —  Applications for the American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) 2015 awards season are now available using AASL’s online awards application . AASL members are encouraged to nominate a colleague or ... [Published ALA - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Forget iPads, Education Needs a Whole New Framework

The Los Angeles Unified School District planned to spend $67 million to purchase 700,000 iPads for students, teachers, and administrators for its Common Core Technology Project (CCTP). According to some sources , thus far, the district has actually spent ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

RUSA seeks nominations for 2015 achievement awards and grants

CHICAGO —The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) is seeking nominations for its annual series of awards and grants. Nominations and supporting materials for most awards must be submitted by Dec. 14, 2014.For many years RUSA has been dedicated ... [Published ALA - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

For 1:1, Content Is Key | Next Big Thing

On Libraries and New Media, powered by Library Journal and Back in January, I wrote that 2014 would be the year of 1:1. Little did I know the extent to which this would become true in my rural region. Seven of the districts that I serve are implementing ... [Published School Library Journal - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Comics, Catastrophes, and Crime | Reference

Newton-Matza, Mitchell, ed. Disasters and Tragic Events: An Encyclopedia of Catastrophes in American History. 2 vol. 790p. bibliog. chron. ebook available. index. ABC-CLIO. 2014. Tr $189. ISBN 9781610691659; ebk. ISBN 9781610691666. LC 2013028157.Gr ... [Published School Library Journal - Aug 05 2014]
First reported May 24 2014 - Updated May 24 2014 - 1 reports

Changing with the Times

“For many gay men and women in their mid-forties and older, the first exposure to queer literature came through the few bookstores around the country catering to the gay and feminist communities,” said Berman, echoing comments he made in a recent essay ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - May 24 2014]

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CHICAGO – The Public Library Association (PLA) is offering a thought-provoking Institute at the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting. "Who We Are, What We Do, Why It Matters: Our Distinctive Purpose" will be presented by Valerie J Gross, president and CEO, Howard County Md.) Public Library from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p m. on Jan. 30, 2015
Boma Investments " broader aims are to develop innovative and sustainable social enterprises and models which encourage others to act. They support organisations around the world by investing in them financially and providing support through personal mentoring."
Benjamin Radford is deputy editor of "Skeptical Inquirer" science magazine and author of seven books including "The Martians Have Landed! A History of Media Panics and Hoaxes." His website is www.BenjaminRadford.com

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Perceptions of inequality in Europe and the US [Published VOX - Sep 28 2014]
PLA Midwinter Institute features Valerie J. Gro... [Published ALA - Sep 23 2014]
Travel Grants for San Francisco [Published ALA - Sep 19 2014]
"He came back pretty fired up – I jumped in wit... [Published Pioneers Post - Sep 17 2014]
Honoring Excellence and Leadership in the Libra... [Published ALA - Sep 15 2014]
No Sympathy for the Devil: Why People Fear Sata... [Published LiveScience.com - Sep 12 2014]
AASL awards showcase the best in transformative... [Published ALA - Sep 10 2014]
Forget iPads, Education Needs a Whole New Frame... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 08 2014]
RUSA seeks nominations for 2015 achievement awa... [Published ALA - Sep 02 2014]
For 1:1, Content Is Key | Next Big Thing [Published School Library Journal - Aug 21 2014]
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