Monthly Archives: May 2015

ASCLA Board & Committee Meetings at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference

Barring executive sessions, all of the following meetings are open and any individual registered for the 2015 Annual Conference may sit in on the meeting. Board of Directors All conference registrants are invited to attend the board meetings as our honored guests. The agenda and documents are completed prior to the conference. Anyone interested in […]

Exclusive ASCLA Programs at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference

Gaming for All:  Level the Playing Field for People with Disabilities As gaming becomes a common item on the menu of library programs, we need to look at how to include all of our patrons and how to reach emerging audiences such as people with disabilities, aging baby boomers, veterans, and many others can enjoy […]

Network, Socialize and Celebrate at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference!

Awards Ceremony & Reception Hang out with your ASCLA colleagues and celebrate this year’s award winners at the ASCLA/COSLA awards and networking reception. All conference attendees and guests are invited to this event! Co-sponsored by the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) and the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies (COSLA). Add to my schedule. Date: […]

ASCLA President’s Program at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference

Charlene Li How Social Technology Can Transform Leadership Join ASCLA for a thoughtful discussion about social media and technologies with keynote speaker Charlene Li, expert on leadership, strategy, social technologies, interactive media and marketing. Ms. Li is the founder of Altimeter Group and the author of the New York Times bestseller, Open Leadership and the […]

ASCLA 2015 Election Results!

VICE-PRESIDENT/PRESIDENT-ELECT – Golrick, Michael Head of Reference/Library Consultant, State Library of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, LA DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE (TWO YEAR TERM) – McKenney, Janet Elizabeth Director, Library Development, Maine State Library, Augusta, Maine – Pannebaker, Susan Youth Services Advisor, Pennsylvania Department of Education, Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania DESIGNATED DIRECTOR, LIBRARY CONSULTANTS/INDEPENDENT LIBRARIANS – Hollier, Jamie […]

Act Right Now! Register for “The ADA In Your Library” Preconference

Dear Members, Do you ever have questions or concerns about ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) issues in your library, such as: What are some best practices for approaching and handling service animals in your library? Who and what does the ADA cover? What is the appropriate terminology to use with library users with disabilities? What’s the […]