Monthly Archives: June 2014

ASCLA Seeks Editor for Online Membership Journal: Interface

The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) seeks an editor for its quarterly online membership journal Interface.  Interface serves as a critically-important source of information and communication, reaching ASCLA’s 800 members each quarter and sharing news and best practices in ASCLA’s areas of interest with the larger library and user community.  Guided by […]

IFLA Manifesto for libraries serving persons with a print disability

To improve and promote accessible library and information services to persons with a visual impairment or any other print disability Lack of access to information is the biggest barrier for persons with a print disability to fully and effectively participate in all aspects of society. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities […]

Summer 2014 Interface Available Now!

The new issue of Interface, ASCLA’s quarterly newsletter, is available online now! This issue includes all sorts of relevant information about upcoming events, a recap of ASCLA’s Annual Conference experience, and news from a variety of ASCLA’s interest groups. Access the new issue here. Interested in submitting an article for publication in the next issue? We […]

ASCLA’s ALA Annual Conference Highlights!

Stay up-to-date with ASCLA on Twitter  &  Facebook and stay informed about the ALA Annual Conference at #alaac14 Advanced Registration ends June 20th! REGISTER for ALA Annual Conference NOW! ASCLA’s ALA Annual Conference Highlights: *Free to all conference registrants! ASCLA 101:  Participants will be able to chat with colleagues and hear more about how they […]

In the Margins Book Award and Selection Committee Names its First Top 10 Titles!

In the Margins Book Award and Selection Committee, (ITM) a committee under the umbrella of ASCLA’s Library Services for Youth in Custody (LYSC) Interest Group, selected their first list of 25 titles and a top 10.  In the Margins strives to find the best books for teens living in poverty, on the streets, in custody […]