Monthly Archives: March 2009

New ASCLA/RUSA Executive Director Sought

The search is underway for a new executive director for the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) and the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) based at ALA headquarters in downtown Chicago. Get all the position details here: Know someone who might be interested in this opportunity? Please forward them the link […]

Early Bird Registration Ends Tomorrow! (Friday, March 6)

You’ve only got 48 hours left to save big on ALA Annual Conference registration fees…don’t miss out on the best continuing education and networking event in town! Check out our “How to Register” blog entry to get moving on registration. Why attend Annual Conference? For the programming and preconferences, among other things. Check out ASCLA’s […]

You’re Invited to the LSSPS Dinner @ Annual Conference

The Libraries Serving Special Populations Section (LSSPS) of the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) invites all current and potential LSSPS members to its Annual Dinner. The dinner will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 12, 2009 at Emilio’s Tapas Sol y Nieve, 215 East Ohio St., Chicago, and […]

ASCLA Annual Conference programs highlight division’s areas of expertise

The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) invites all participating in the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Chicago to its programs addressing important topics such as services to special populations, collaboration and resource sharing. By sharing the expertise of its members with conference attendees, ASCLA, a division of the ALA, provides […]

ASCLA preconference provides tools for top-notch library customer service

What do libraries have in common with casinos? To succeed, each must keep their customers happy and keep them coming back. Library directors and management can learn how to cultivate happy customers by attending ”Be My Guest: Customer Service from the Best.” This half-day preconference, offered by the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies […]

Collaborative digitization funding: find it now with help from ASCLA

Seeking sustainable funding options for collaborative digitization projects? Look no further—you’ll get the scoop on where to find them at “After the Grant Runs Out: Funding Collaborative Digitization.” Directors and managers of library networks and cooperatives involved in or considering collaborative digitization projects will benefit from this 2009 ALA Annual preconference offered by the Association […]