Monthly Archives: January 2011

Applications available for ALA President’s Award for Advocacy, sponsored by ALTAFF

Some relevant news from ALA and ALTAFF, a division of ALA. Applications are now available for the American Library Association (ALA) President’s Award for Advocacy, sponsored by the Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations (ALTAFF), a division of ALA. Applications are due March 15, 2011. This award honors and recognizes statewide advocacy for libraries […]

ASCLA webinar series launched, registration still open for last sessions

Today, ASCLA launched the inaugural Virtual Convergence, a four-day webinar series offering affordable online learning for a broad variety of librarians and library types. The Virtual Convergence was designed to provide an affordable mid-year professional development opportunity for librarians who might not be able to afford the cost of conference travel. Webinar topics included grant […]

Virtual Convergence webinars: registration starts closing Thurs., Jan. 12

Just a friendly reminder that we’ll start closing registration for our ASCLA Virtual Convergence webinar series tomorrow (Thursday)! The series begins on Tuesday, so as of close-of-business Thursday, Jan. 13, registration will end for the following webinars, all of which will be held on Tuesday: “Grant Writing 101” “Presenting Topics to People who are Autistic, […]

2011 Annual Conference: Registration and housing now open!

We are pleased to announce that housing and registration for the American Library Association’s Annual Conference & Exhibition are now open. Scheduled for June 23-28, 2011 in New Orleans, the Annual Conference is the world’s largest event for the library community. Bringing together more than 25,000 librarians, educators, authors, publishers, literacy experts, illustrators and the […]