Category Archives: Interface

Calling for 2017 Program, Preconference, Institute Proposals

Do you have innovative ideas, services and programs to share with your library colleagues? Why not present one at the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting and Annual Conferences? Submit a proposal to the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) today! The 2017 Midwinter Meeting, January 20 – 24, 2017 will be in Atlanta GA, and […]

ASCLA has a new strategic plan!

The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) has announced a new strategic plan to guide the organization in its planning, activities, and initiatives. The strategic plan includes the organization’s mission, vision, strategic priorities, goals, and key objectives. Read all about it here: http://www.ala.org/ascla/asclaourassoc/asclastratplan  

Seeking stories for the 2016 Spring Issue of Interface.

The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies wants to share your story!  Our Spring Issue of Interface is going to highlight the great work that State Libraries do to help transform and strengthen our communities.  We are looking for stories related to: Current  Projects you’d like to get the word out about Outreach to […]

Call for ASCLA Online Learning Proposals!

Submit by March 8, 2016  Access the online course submission form here. Download this PDF of the online course form to help you prepare your submission. ASCLA invites ALA members who are subject matter experts and experienced librarians with knowledge of interest to ASCLA members, to submit proposals for ASCLA online learning to be presented between April […]

Board & Committee Meetings at the 2016 Midwinter Meeting.

Board of Directors Meeting I and II Board I – Saturday, January 9, 8:00 – 10:00 a.m., Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, room 205 A Board II – Monday, January 11, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m., Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, room 203 ASCLA Board of Director meetings are open and any individual registered for the Midwinter Meeting […]

ASCLA Leadership session – with special guest, Stephanie Capparell

Leadership Session – Special Guest, Stephanie Capparell All members are invited to join us for a riveting discussion with Stephanie Capparell, coauthor of the international bestseller, Shackleton’s Way.  Saturday, January 9, 10 – 11:30 a.m. Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, room 205 B

Network & Socialize with ASCLA at the 2016 Midwinter Meeting

ASCLA / COSLA Happy Hour Open to all current ASCLA members, students, friends of ASCLA and those meeting attendees interested in learning more about the association and networking with peers. Friday, January 8, 7- 8 p.m. Westin Boston Waterfront, Birch Bar

ASCLA 2016 Midwinter Meeting Institutes!

*Assembling a Consulting Toolkit: What You Need to Know to be a Successful Library Consultant Ticket Purchase Required Our full day workshop will help the current and prospective library consultant create a business that is sustainable and most of all useful to the profession. Sponsored by the Association of the Library Consultants Interest Group of  […]

ASCLA is now accepting nominations for its 2016 awards!

ASCLA recognizes projects focused on library services to people with disabilities; the advancement of library services for the blind and physically handicapped; exceptional achievement in extension and outreach services; exemplary leadership and achievement in consulting, state library services and library cooperatives; and service to ASCLA. Read more here: http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2015/09/ascla-now-accepting-nominations-its-2016-awards

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: […]