George Eberhart passed along some news from American Libraries
1. Our weekly e-newsletter, American Libraries Direct, is now available to
anyone who wants to sign up for it, not just ALA members. The sign-up form,
as well as the FAQ, are here
2. American Libraries has launched its own blog, AL Inside Scoop,
http://www.al.ala.org/insidescoop/ . Editor-in-chief Leonard Kniffel
offers an insider’s view of goings-on at ALA headquarters and what hot
topics ALA staffers are talking about in the hallways. Associate Editor
Greg Landgraf offers his perspective from “the lower floors” of what
many see as the ALA ivory tower.
3. Login is no longer required to view the current issue of the American
Libraries print magazine online (in PDF format), or to view the archives,
which date back to the January 2003 issue. Go directly Here .
First-time viewers will need to install the ebrary reader to view issues.
To download, go to http://site.ebrary.com/lib/ala/Download . Firefox 3
users installing the reader for the first time will need a workaround,
http://www.ebrary.com/kb/users/ff3install.jsp , to make the ebrary reader
work with their browser.