Monthly Archives: January 2017

ALA President releases statement opposing new administration’s policies

On Monday, January 30, ALA President Julie Todaro released an official statement responding to the recent actions put forth by President Trump’s administration addressing specifically issues regarding access to information, discrimination, and intellectual freedom. For resources and more information, read the full press release here: http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2017/01/ala-opposes-new-administration-policies-contradict-core-values

Message from Executive Director, Susan Hornung

Dear ASCLA Members: I look forward to seeing those of you who will be in Atlanta for the Midwinter Conference this year. As many of you know, this is my last conference as ALA staff since I’ll be retiring at the end of April 2017. It has been a wonderful 7½ years getting to know […]

Reminder – Give us your feedback on the Standards for Libraries Serving People who are Blind or Physically Handicapped!

The Working Team for the revision of the 2011 Standards and Guidelines of Service for the Library of Congress Network of Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped would like to remind everyone that they are still accepting comments on the first, revised draft of the standards. The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped […]

Signature ASCLA Events in Atlanta

Greetings ASCLA Members, Colleagues and Friends,   You might want to attend the following events if you will be in Atlanta: FRIDAY: ASCLA/COSLA Happy Hour Friday, January 20 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Room: Omni Hotels and Resort’s Latitudes Lounge at 100 CNN Center. Bring a friend – everyone is invited. Cash Bar. SATURDAY: Board of Directors […]