Monthly Archives: March 2013

BREAKING NEWS: Strategies for Storytelling: Get Storied’s Michael Margolis empowers libraries at ASCLA President’s Program

CHICAGO — Michael Margolis, CEO of Get Storied, will offer strategies for crafting powerful stories about the value of libraries at “Storytelling Mojo: Creating the 21st Century Library Narrative” – the 2013 President’s Program hosted by the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA), a division of ALA. The ASCLA President’s Program will focus on how we can think strategically about how […]

Deadline Extended for RFP for Revised Standards for Libraries Serving the Incarcerated

The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) has extended the deadline to receive responses for the 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, April 8, 2013. ASCLA, a division of ALA, serves librarians […]

How and Why to Volunteer for ASCLA

Dear ASCLA Members, I invite you to volunteer for one of ASCLA’s committees or interest groups. If you are already a committee or interest group volunteer, thank you for your service: you are so much appreciated!  Because of your contributions, our division accomplishes much. ASCLA, through its volunteers, has provided: Member expertise on accessibility and […]

ASCLA Online Learning: Topics for upcoming offerings include services to Latinos, people with disabilities, youth in detention

Our calendar is overflowing with online learning events–keep reading to find one or more that fits your needs. Whether it’s grabbing some quick tips or best practices from a webinar, or gaining a new perspective or relevant skills from an online course, there’s something here to improve your resume and directly impact service delivery at […]

Tour southern France and Monaco in October 2013: ASCLA hosts fourth European adventure

Leave the gloom of fall behind with a trip to southern France, Oct. 5-13, 2013, hosted by theAssociation of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies(ASCLA). Destinations for this Mediterranean adventure include Nice, Cannes and Monaco. This is the fourth fundraising trip hosted by ASCLA, a division of ALA. Previous adventures include Paris, Ireland and the upcoming […]