During ALA Annual we will be having another dinner social thing-a-ma-bob for the residents just like we did at Midwinter. Both current and former residents are more than welcome to attend. We will again be coat-tailing the folks from the Minnesota Institute and I anticipate this could be a sizable crowd. It’s Annual, our membership Read More
Dear Colleagues, We now have a date and time for our face-to-face meeting during ALA Annual in Anaheim. We will have an open meeting on Friday June 27th, from 1-3 PM. I will provide the exact location soon. In the meantime, however, I am calling for agenda items. I’m putting that together now, but if Read More
A quick video of Kareem’s ALA Midwinter talk is now available on his own blog. It it, he answers questions from members, talks about his greatest basketball moment, and more. There is even a brief appearance on camera by E. J. Josey. Kinda fun. -Megan “Don’t forget to vote on the Bylaws” P.
From the District Dispatch: The ALA Washington Office has created the Legislative Scorecard. Covering votes from 2007, the scorecard lists several key pieces of federal library-related legislation that ALA supported, and places a check mark beside the names of the Senators and Representatives who sponsored those bills. You can read a bit more about it Read More
From LJ.com: “Several issues discussed at the recent American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting involved ways to make ALA more accessible. Hoping to enable ALA members to become more aware of association business, Councilor Melora Ranney Norman proposed that Council authorize readonly access for virtually all ALA electronic mailing lists, except for closed lists that Read More