Monthly Archives: March 2011

Washington Post article featuring ASCLA member Glennor Shirley

There’s a lot going around in the Twitterverse about this article in the Washington Post featuring ASCLA member and Maryland Prison Librarian Glennor Shirley: Look for this article in this week’s American Libraries Direct, too!

2012 program, preconference, institute proposals: due May 1

The  deadline for submitting proposals for 2012 institutes (Midwinter/Dallas), preconferences and programs (Annual/Anaheim) is MAY 1, 2011. PROGRAM proposals must be submitted by this date using this online form: PRECONFERENCE/INSTITUTE proposals must be submitted by this date using this online form: We have posted a Word document version of both of these forms […]

ASCLA: Future-Friendly, Future-Ready

ASCLA members will have the opportunity to affect substantial and meaningful change in their association by voting to approve ASCLA’s revised bylaws in the upcoming ALA/ASCLA election. The changes provide a new structure that allows for more member participation and collaboration. Groups of individuals with mutual issues and interests can generate spontaneously, evolving or devolving […]

All sorts of accolades for ASCLA member Diane Walden

ASCLA member Diane Walden has been named a 2011 Mover & Shaker by Library Journal! Get the full story here: We’re also excited to announce Diane as the winner of the 2011 ASCLA Leadership & Professional Achievement Award! The official press release is here and also pasted below. Congratulations Diane! We’re proud and honored […]

Final chance to experience ASCLA “Consulting Toolkit” workshop

Experienced, unemployed or retired librarians hoping to attend the preconference “Assembling a Consulting Toolkit: What You Need to Know to be a Successful Library Consultant” should make sure to register promptly at for the final offering of this workshop at the upcoming ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans. The preconference, which will be held […]