Monthly Archives: March 2012

Member Feedback Needed! 5 minute online learning survey

ASCLA is in the process of upgrading its online training offerings in order to better serve the diverse needs of the members. We need your input now to be able to meet your specific online training needs. Even if you don’t ever expect to attend sessions, we would like your opinions. The following survey should […]

Transform Your Library: Top-Notch Service for All Users!

Is your library reaching all of its users with effective services, a welcoming environment and knowledgeable staff? ASCLA, a division of ALA, offers expertise in serving special populations. Take advantage of this expertise: enroll in one of our upcoming webinars or online courses to gain valuable knowledge that will help transform your library’s services to […]

Webinar: Effectively Marketing Your State Library’s Services

Want to market your state library’s services to your library users? The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies is offering a webinar that will show you exactly how to do that! State Library Outreach to State Employees and Elected Officials Monday, March 26, 2012 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Central Time Registration closes Sunday, March […]

Congratulations Carrie Banks, ASCLA member, and LJ Mover and Shaker!

ASCLA member Carrie Banks, supervising librarian at the Child’s Place for Children with Special Needs, Brooklyn Public Library, has been named one of Library Journal’s 2012 Movers and Shakers! We here at ASCLA knew Carrie was pretty awesome, and now everyone knows–congratulations, Carrie! Check out Carrie’s profile here. A full list of 2012 LJ Movers and Shakers […]

Explore libraries, pubs and historic sites of Ireland with ASCLA in 2012

The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) is following up its sold-out Paris trip with a fall trip to Ireland in 2012, inviting you to join us as we explore the emerald isle, its castles, libraries and important historic sites. The trip will run Oct. 4-12, 2012 and will include hotels and transportation […]

Revised Standards for Libraries Serving the Blind and Physically Handicapped Now Available

The “Revised Standards and Guidelines of Service for the Library of Congress Network of Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped” (NLSBPH) have been published by the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) and are now available for purchase through the ALA Store. The 2011 version of these standards and guidelines is the […]