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ASCLA’s ALA Annual Conference Highlights: *Free to all conference registrants!
Join ASCLA as we host our first ASLCA 101, Networking and orientation event.
Interested, new and current members are welcome. Brief presentation about ASCLA,
networking opportunities, refreshments and raffle prizes! Read more Add to my schedule
Free to all conference registrants!
ASCLA / COSLA Reception and Award Presentation
Each year, ASCLA honors professional achievement in the areas of work represented by our diverse membership. From awards recognizing projects for services to people with disabilities to citations for service to ASCLA…Read more Add to my schedule
ASCLA President’s Program
Connected Learning and Libraries: At the Intersection of the Arts,
Media, New Technologies, and Informal Learning.
Connected Learning is the progressive educational approach intended for our continuously changing world. Read more Add this to my schedule
Free to all conference registrants!
Exclusive and Valuable ASCLA Programs
Accessible eBooks: Ensuring that Your Library’s eContent is Universally Accessible to All
As libraries purchase an ever increasing amount of electronic content, questions about universal accessibility become even more important. Read more Add to my schedule
Whither Library Consortia?
Based on research for a forthcoming book on library consortia, our co-presenters will discuss changes in the landscape of consortia, e.g., funding, membership, and services as well as innovations designed to add value to membership and enhance the sustainability of consortia.
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Creating Fun, Accessible Programming for Youth with Disabilities
Youth patrons with disabilities are members of every public library’s population. This presentation will review best practices on accessible, engaging and entertaining programs for children of all ages and abilities. Read more Add to my schedule
Consulting After Retirement: Is it Right For You?
Thinking of retiring? Want to utilize your skills and expertise on a part-time per project basis? Is being a library consultant the right career path for you? Read more Add to my schedule
Online Inside: Justification, Issues and Solutions for Digital Literacy in Correctional Settings
Now more than ever individuals housed in US prisons need to be digitally literate if we want to increase their chances of successfully transitioning back into the community. Panelists will discuss the obstacles and talk about what is being done to expose people in prison to the tools they will need for job searching, health and social services, etc. Read more Add to my schedule
Free and Affordable Apps for Accessibility
Free and low cost applications for smart phones and tablets have gone beyond simply games and utility functions and can be used to increase accessibility for library patrons of all ages. Read more Add to my schedule
Creative Collaborations: Successful Partnerships that Serve Children with Autism
Our panel will feature librarians who forged partnerships with outside organizations in order to serve their young patrons with autism in new and exciting ways. Read more Add to my schedule
Embedding Librarians in Virtual Communities
This program will share examples of embedding librarianship through MOOCs, wikis, mobile devices, and virtual worlds on an international scale. Read more Add to my schedule
Teen Reading Lounge: Engaging Teens through Interactive Humanities based Programming
Teen Reading Lounge, an interactive book discussion series created by Pennsylvania Humanities Council (PHC) for public libraries to encourage teens to read and talk about literature that matters to them… Read more Add to my schedule
Temporary Staffing Solutions for Libraries: A Consortial Approach in Massachusetts
Libraries in Massachusetts needed assistance meeting short-term staffing needs, while library workers wanted opportunities to earn income, gain experience, and stay connected to the field during unemployment or retirement. The Massachusetts Library System recognized a potential solution that could also generate additional revenue for our collaborative: a temporary library staffing service. Read more Add to my schedule
Tour of Summit View Juvenile Correctional Center Library *Ticketed Event
Experience this unique, exciting, and challenging arena of library services on a tour of the newly re-opened Summit View Youth Correctional Center in Las Vegas. Read more Add to my schedule
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