An updated guide to street lit and urban fiction

CHICAGO — Addressing with unflinching grit the concerns and problems of city living and survival in the United States, street lit encompasses some of the most in-demand titles in American public libraries’ collections. The thoroughly revised second edition of “,” published by ۰̨ͼEditions, will help library workers, teachers, and other community-based educators encourage reading and library use by meeting patrons' reading interests and information needs.

Newly updated handbook of library architecture

CHICAGO — The second edition of “,” published by ۰̨ͼEditions, covers everything from planning completely new library buildings to small remodeling projects. Library directors, board members, and planning professionals will want this newly updated resource close at hand before, during, and after any library construction project. With a dash of humor, authors Fred Schlipf, Joe Huberty, and John A.

New e-book spotlights free and low-cost library programming

CHICAGO — There’s no need to spend hours trying to come up with creative programming ideas—bestselling library activity guru Ellyssa Kroski has already done all the hard work for you! Largely drawn from contributions by library workers across the country, “,” published by ۰̨ͼEditions, is a cornucopia of ideas for inspiring countless fun and engaging programs at your library.

Liberatory librarianship

CHICAGO — How does librarianship help people to be free? How is library capacity and expertise used to increase freedom, justice, and community? “,” published by ۰̨ͼEditions in collaboration with Core, unpacks these questions, and many others, to reveal ways that library workers and their institutions are applying skills, knowledge, abilities, professional ethics, and personal commitment to practice liberatory librarianship.

Introduction to Documentation Studies

CHICAGO — What do a composer, a writer, a painter, a historian, a political activist, and a social agency office have in common? They all create documents to communicate and inform the world, making documentation a necessity for any human interaction in society.

Library services and healthcare knowledge in the UK

CHICAGO — Published by Facet Publishing and available through the ۰̨ͼStore, “” explores the range of roles in this important area of practice, from "traditional" librarian roles to those that break new ground, from clinical, embedded, and outreach librarians to knowledge management workers.

An updated guide to web metrics

CHICAGO — Published by Facet Publishing and available through the ۰̨ͼStore, the new second edition of David Stuart’s “” explores the many opportunities web metrics provide for measuring the impact of an individual or organization’s content.

۰̨ͼStore at ALA’s 2024 LibLearnX in Baltimore

Conveniently located in the , the ۰̨ͼStore will offer a variety of posters, bookmarks, clothing, gift books, and more. Store hours are:

  • Saturday, January 20: 9:30am – 4:00pm
  • Sunday, January 21: 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Monday, January 22: 9:30am – 12:00pm

Shop the latest posters and bookmarks including "Hot Dog" by Doug Salati, recipient of the 2023 Caldecott Medal, and new National Library Week materials.

Building representative community archives

CHICAGO — Libraries and archives are grappling with the problems created by collection practices of the past, many of which document those in power while bypassing alternate perspectives and stories. “,” published by ۰̨ͼEditions, examines continuing efforts in archives across the U.S. to build inclusive records that better represent the disparate histories of this country.

Library of Congress and ۰̨ͼannounce new educational series

CHICAGO — , the book publishing arm of the ۰̨ͼ, is pleased to announce a new educational series, “Discover and Learn with the Library of Congress,” to be published in association with the Library of Congress.