American Library Association Sponsors 2015 Midwinter Meeting

Based in Chicago, Illinois, Jerome Eberle works as the editorial coordinator for the American Academy of Periodontology. In this capacity, he works closely with the editorial coordinator within the publications and marketing department. Prior to joining the American Academy of Periodontology, Jerome Eberle was an editorial assistant to the adult books editor of Booklist Magazine. This publication is a twice-monthly journal of book reviews produced by the American Library Association (ALA).

As the oldest and largest library association in the world, the ALA was started in 1876. It provides leadership for the promotion, development, and improvement of library and information services. The organization offers support through events, publications, news, and advocacy resources.

One of the events hosted by the ALA is the Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits. The 2015 event, which was held January 30 through February 3 in Chicago, Illinois, featured speakers including actors Jason Segel and LeVar Burton, cartoonist Jeff Smith, and author Ayaan Hirsi Ali. Attendees also took part in networking opportunities, visiting exhibits, and participating in discussion groups.

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