Author Archives: ILA Advocacy Committee

Library Advocacy Lessons from National Legislative Day

Note:  We know the positive impact that Illinois libraries have in this state.  Please visit this blog regularly as we post more about sharing these positive impacts in a meaningful way.  Thank you to the Marketing Forum for enabling us … Continue reading

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Space Planning: Elmhurst’s Experience

by Mary Beth Harper, Director, Elmhurst Public Library One of my favorite things to do is walk around the Library and see how people are using it.  On any given day, I’ll see the obvious: reading, studying, working, and browsing.  … Continue reading

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“It’s a Writingful Life Debuts” for the Soon to be Famous Illinois Author Project

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgjAvSBkoKg&feature=youtu.be Have you wondered about a world without books? Have you also wondered why Hollywood has not come calling for these soon to be famous Illinois actors – Bob Doyle, Dee Brennan, Veronda Pitchford and Nikki Zimmermann? We at the … Continue reading

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Make ’em Laugh, Make ’em Laugh

As we all know, the library environment is Serious Business. Behind the hallowed walls of our various institutions lies a space for detailed research, scholarly pursuits, and quiet reflection. And Gangnam Style, of course: Humor can go a long way … Continue reading

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Wolfram Alpha Provides Facebook Data Analysis

Wolfram Alpha Provides Facebook Data Analysis

CNN coverage indicates that “once it’s done computing, you’ll be presented with a detailed, interactive, graph filled, time-killing report of your Facebook life.” Here is a link to the CNN coverage – http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/31/tech/social-media/wolfram-alpha-facebook-tool/index.html. Type in “facebook report” at the Wolfram link.

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Great Ideas and Enthusiasm ILA Orientation July 26, 2012

Betsy Adamowski shows members of the Advocacy Committee the Advocacy Toolkit (www.ila.org/advocacy-files/ILA-advocacy-toolk it-013112.pdf) that is available for everyone. Hopefully everyone will hear more about what it is and how to use it this year. It is easy to follow and … Continue reading

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Facebook Announces Apps

Facebook Announces Apps

Includes mobile and timeline apps. Pinterest and Instagram are trending at the top.

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