Monthly Archives: February 2013

RFP issued for Revised Standards for Libraries Serving the Incarcerated

The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) has issued an RFP for a project director to assist in the production of a revising the current ASCLA standards for libraries serving the incarcerated; responses are due by Monday, March 25, 2013. ASCLA, a division of ALA, serves librarians who work  with the incarcerated of […]

Seeking Beta Testers: Webinar for ASCLA Accessibility Academy

ASCLA is developing an online interactive module on help improve library staff communication and interactions with people with disabilities. “Positive Interactions: Making the Library a Welcoming and Empowering Place for People with Disabilities” is the first presentation in our Accessibility Academy series. We’re seeking a small group of “beta testers” who would be interested in […]

New Resources on Students with Disabilities and Website Accessibility

The ASCLA Resources Page has been updated to include new information on website accessibility and students with disabilities: Students with Disabilities: Pre-K-12 • Project ENABLE (Expanding Nondiscriminatory Access By Librarians Everywhere): This comprehensive site provides information and training for developing effective library and information services for pre-K-12 students with disabilities. The site contains five self-paced […]

CEUs now available for ASCLA online course “Improving Library Services for People with Disabilities”

The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) is now offering continuing education units (CEUs) for its online course “Improving Library Services for People with Disabilities.” The next session of this course begins Monday, Feb. 18; registration will end at close-of-business on Thursday, Feb. 14 Friday, Feb. 15. Providing library services to people with […]

ASCLA preconferences at ALA Annual Conference cover disaster response, servant leadership and resource sharing

The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA), a division of ALA, will host three workshops at the upcoming ALA Annual Conference in Chicago covering important topics like disaster response, servant leadership and resource sharing. Add any of these events to your conference registration *or* you can register for this event without attending the […]

ASCLA Nominees for 2013 Elections

The following ASCLA members will be running for ASCLA offices in the 2013 Elections: VICE-PRESIDENT/PRESIDENT-ELECT: Kathleen Moeller-Peiffer NJ DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE (2 positions to be elected): Cheryl O’Connor NJ Lisa Priebe CO Tiffany Lanette Bradford-Oldham KY DESIGNATED DIRECTOR, SPECIAL POPULATIONS CONSTITUENCY Christopher J. Corrigan WASH DC DESIGNATED DIRECTOR, LIBRARY CONSULTANTS CONSTITUENCY Allan Kleiman NY Please join me […]