Monthly Archives: January 2010

Save the Date: June 29, 2010 is Library Advocacy Day!

When making your travel plans for the 2010 Annual Conference, be sure to stay long enough to participate in Library Advocacy Day! Keep an eye on the ALA Washington Office page for more information in coming months; basic details are below. ************************************* For one year only, Library Advocacy Day will replace National Library Legislative Day […]

ASCLA Seeking Project Director – Revised RFP timeline

Request for Proposal  Project Director for the revision of the Standards and Guidelines of Service for the Library of Congress Network of Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped American Library Association Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies I. Introduction A. Purpose The American Library Association is seeking an individual to serve as Project Director to […]

ASCLA Discussion Groups at Midwinter: downloadable brochure

Learn everything you need to know about ASCLA discussion groups at Midwinter–download this handy brochure and take it with you to Boston. Groups are open to anyone interested in the topics, and are a great way to meet others and collaborate to solve common professional challenges. This snappy and informative one-page brochure also talks about […]

Midwinter workshop registration closes Friday, Jan. 8!

Hard to believe it, but Midwinter is upon us, and registration closes tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 8, for RUSA’s genealogy institute and ASCLA’s universal design workshop, which both still have seats available. Visit to sign up now. Links below will take you to blog entries with more information about the events. You do not have […]

Kick off privacy week at Midwinter with ALA OIF

Here’s some information about an exciting upcoming event from the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF). Visit their website at *********************************************** OIF invites you to help launch ALA’s new privacy initiative, Choose Privacy Week, at a fun and exciting event featuring social critic Hal Niedzviecki, author of The Peep Diaries: How We’re Learning to […]

An invitation from ASCLA leadership to shape the future!

Mark Your Calendar Now for the ALA 2010 Midwinter Meeting – Boston, Massachusetts ASCLA Leadership Session 10:30 am to 12 noon Saturday, January 16, 2010 Boston Convention and Exhibition Center Room 155 Bring your creative ideas for ASCLA’s future and win a special gift! Did you know that ASCLA has: –647 personal members –4 sections, […]