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Writing Opportunity: Propose a Topic for the ITAL “Public Libraries Leading the Way” Column

Chicago Public Library

Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL), the quarterly open-access journal focused on library technology published by ALA’s Core division, invites proposals for its “Public Libraries Leading the Way” column. This column provides a space to highlight technology-based innovations or approaches to problem solving from a public library perspective. If you work…Continue Reading

Karleen Delaurier-Lyle Named a 2023 Core Emerging Leader

Karleen Delaurier-Lyle, 2023 Core Emerging Leader

Core is pleased to announce that Karleen Delaurier-Lyle has been selected as a Core Emerging Leader (EL). Delaurier-Lyle serves as the Information Services Librarian at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver Campus where she focuses on indigenous librarianship, library instruction, reference services, and critical indigenous literacy. Delaurier-Lyle says, “I am so excited…Continue Reading

Enhance your Training Culture with Core’s New Monograph on Training and Development

Transforming Technical Services through Training and Development

Today’s next generation catalogs, changing cataloging rules, and diverse formats and delivery models demand that technical services professionals and paraprofessionals keep up with evolving best practices for the work they do. Fortunately, libraries can adopt practices such as Training Within Industry (TWI), lean management, and instructional design methodologies to develop…Continue Reading

Core Journals Adopt New Name Change Policy

Core journals

The Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL), the Library Leadership & Management (LL&M), and the Library Resources & Technical Services (LRTS) have implemented a new policy regarding name changes on an author’s previous publications. In recognition that authors may change their names for many reasons, including—but not limited to—gender identity, marriage, divorce, or religious…Continue Reading