Monthly Archives: October 2012

RFP for Accessibility Academy Project Consultant: Deadline extended to Nov. 20

ASCLA has extended the deadline for its RFP for a project consultant to 6:00 p.m. Central Time on Tuesday, November 20, 2012. Download the complete RFP. The consultant will assist in the production of an online, interactive ASCLA Accessibility Academy module focused on improving library staff communications and interactions with people with disabilities. ASCLA, a division of ALA, […]

“Creating a Latino Friendly Library”: Register for Nov. 15 webinar today

Nationwide, Latino communities continue to grow. The Census Bureau reports that the U.S. Hispanic population is now 50.5 million–a 43% growth from the previous census–and that one in four people under the age of 18 is Latino. Even in the face of this significant growth, bringing Latinos into the library in our communities still remains […]

Tickets now on sale for Midwinter networking luncheon hosted by ASCLA Library Consultants Interest Group in Seattle

CHICAGO–Tickets are now on sale for a networking luncheon at ALA’s 2013 Midwinter Meeting in Seattle hosted by the Library Consultants Interest Group, one of the member interest groups of the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA). The Library Consultants Interest Group supports the work of library consultants nationwide, and is offering this […]

ASCLA seeks proposals for 2013 webinars

ASCLA invites subject matter experts and experienced librarians with knowledge to share to submit proposals for ASCLA webinars to be presented in 2013 as a part of ASCLA’s outstanding online learning offerings. ASCLA welcomes proposals on topics that will assist our diverse membership in improved service delivery and job performance, as well as topics that […]

Stacey Aldrich Named Deputy Secretary for the Office of Commonwealth Libraries

Congratulations to ASCLA President Stacey Aldrich on her new position as Deputy Secretary for the Office of Commonwealth Libraries in Pennsylvania. Read more about Stacey and her new position in this recent issue of Compendium, the Commonwealth Libraries Newsletter.

RFP issued for ASCLA Accessibility Academy Project Consultant

The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) has issued an RFP for a project consultant to assist in the production of an online, interactive ASCLA Accessibility Academy module focused on improving library staff communications and interactions with people with disabilities; responses are due by Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. ASCLA, a division of ALA, […]