Monthly Archives: December 2010

ASCLA selects Mair as 2011 Emerging Leader

Tiffany Mair, student assistant at the California State Library Braille and Talking Book Library, will serve as the 2011 Emerging Leader for the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA). The ALA Emerging Leaders (EL) program is a leadership development program which enables newer library workers from across the country to participate in problem-solving […]

Networking Uncommons at Midwinter: What it is, how to use it

We wanted to make you aware of the Networking Uncommons space at the upcoming Midwinter Meeting. It’s ideal for impromptu meetings or continuing discussion group conversations beyond the official meeting space. Hours Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Location Located in […]

Action Alert: MLSA vote–call your representative!

POSTED ON BEHALF OF Kristin Murphy, Government Relations Specialist, American Library Association – Washington Office. 202.628.8410, kmurphy@alawash.org Good news! The U.S. House of Representatives has scheduled a vote on the Museum and Library Services Act (MLSA) for Tuesday. Your phone calls to Congress are especially important now as your representatives will be making a decision […]

Consulting workshop: prices drastically reduced!

Due to a change in the event agenda–specifically, the elimination of a working lunch–the prices for the “Assembling a Consulting Toolkit: What You Need to Know to Become a Successful Library Consultant” institute at the ALA Midwinter Meeting have been drastically reduced! Until registration closes on December 29, you can sign up at the following […]

Interface submissions due Dec. 15

Interface, the official e-newsletter of ASCLA, is now accepting submissions for the next issue. The deadline is December 15th so that this issue can be published before the ALA Midwinter Meeting and provide the membership with details on all the ASCLA-related meetings events taking place in San Diego. The goals of Interface are to 1) present the latest […]

Upcoming ASCLA webinar sessions of interest to students and library schools

The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) invites students and library school faculty to take advantage of the affordable and convenient learning opportunities offered by the ASCLA Virtual Convergence—a webinar series that will be hosted online by ASCLA Tuesday, Jan. 18-Friday, Jan. 21. The Convergence offers webinars addressing topics that go beyond classroom […]