Archive for 11.01.2012

ALSC’s Great Websites for Kids relaunches with fresh new design

Great Websites for Kids (www.ala.org/greatsites), the Association for Library Service to Children’s (ALSC) online website directory, has been completely redesigned. The updated site boasts a fresh and colorful kid-friendly look and interactive social media enhancements. See ALA press release: http://ala.org/ala/newspresscenter/news/pr.cfm?id=8933

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JFK Museum Launches Online Module

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum has unveiled The President’s Desk (http://microsites.jfklibrary.org/presidentsdesk/#/pictureFrame), an interactive online module that allows students and other website visitors to sit virtually at President Kennedy’s Oval Office desk and explore several multi-media presentations of historic aspects of his life and administration.

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is one of 13 presidential libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration and is supported, in part, by the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, a non-profit organization. The Kennedy Presidential Library and the Kennedy Library Foundation seek to promote, through educational and community programs, a greater appreciation and understanding of American politics, history, and culture, the process of governing and the importance of public service.

To read more: http://atyourlibrary.org/culture/jfk-musuem-launches-online-module

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