Monthly Archives: July 2011

What is an Interest Group? Everything you ever wanted to know

What are “Interest Groups”? Approved by the membership in the 2011 ALA/ASCLA election, interest groups provide a way to easily create a “home” within ASCLA for topics and issues that have an active member base, are specifically of interest to ASCLA members or may be currently underrepresented in the organization. They provide a dynamic system […]

ASCLA Interest Groups: Join now!

Several interest groups are up and running within ASCLA–see the list below. If you’d like to create an interest group, there’s more information about that process on this ASCLA webpage: http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/ascla/asclaourassoc/asclasections/interestgroups/index.cfm To join an interest group: Login at connect.ala.org Use the URLs listed below for direct access to a group’s page. Click “Join”–it’s on the […]

Reserve your spot for springtime in Paris with ASCLA by Aug. 1

The only thing better than Paris in the spring is *you* in Paris during the beautiful month of April! Won’t you join us? Library fans, Francophiles, travelers of all types and those who consider themselves all of the above are invite to ASCLA’s Trip to Paris, an exciting travel opportunity hosted by ASCLA President Norma […]

ASCLA Interest Groups: All You Ever Wanted to Know (and More)!

What are “Interest Groups”? Approved by the membership in the 2011 ALA/ASCLA election, interest groups provide a way to easily create a “home” within ASCLA for topics and issues that have an active member base, are specifically of interest to ASCLA members or may be currently underrepresented in the organization. They provide a dynamic system […]

Aug. 1 deadline for ALA Emerging Leader program applications

The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting applications for the 2012 class of Emerging Leaders.  Details on the program criteria as well as a link to the application can be found on the Emerging Leaders Web page. The deadline to apply is Aug. 1, 2011. The program is designed to enable library workers get on the […]