Category Archives: Revised Standard

Comments Invited for the First Draft of the 2011 Standards and Guidelines of Service for the Library of Congress Network of Libraries for the Blind and 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 accept comments on the first, revised draft of the standards. The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS), Library of Congress, […]

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 […]

Deadline Extended for RFP for Revised Standards for Libraries Serving the Incarcerated

The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) has extended the deadline to receive responses for the RFP for a project director to assist in the production of a revising the current ASCLA standards for libraries serving the incarcerated; responses are due by Monday, April 8, 2013. ASCLA, a division of ALA, serves librarians […]

RFP issued for Revised Standards for Libraries Serving the Incarcerated

The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) has issued an RFP for a project director to assist in the production of a revising the current ASCLA standards for libraries serving the incarcerated; responses are due by Monday, March 25, 2013. ASCLA, a division of ALA, serves librarians who work  with the incarcerated of […]

Signatures Needed: Petition for new interest group “Serving Those with Alzheimer’s & Related Dementias”

This post is on behalf of Karen Maki, deputy director at Gail Borden Public Library, Elgin, Ill. and Mary Beth Riedner, university librarian (retired), Roosevelt University, Chicago, Ill. If you have questions about this new interest group petition, please contact Karen (kmaki@gailborden.info) or Mary Beth (mbried@comcast.net). Please consider signing the e-petition for a new ASCLA Interest Group: “Serving Those with […]

Revised Standards for Libraries Serving the Blind and Physically Handicapped Now Available

The “Revised Standards and Guidelines of Service for the Library of Congress Network of Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped” (NLSBPH) have been published by the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) and are now available for purchase through the ALA Store. The 2011 version of these standards and guidelines is the […]

Library Consultant Interest Group reviews “Library Consultants Code of Ethics” draft in Dallas

The Library Consultant Interest Group–a member group situated within the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA), a division of ALA– invites independent librarians, library consultants, state library consultants of all types, regional library consultants and any librarians or library staff who help others learn and solve problems to join the conversation!   In addition […]

Recordings of Open Forums for Revised Standards for Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Now Available

The 2005 Revised Standards and Guidelines of Service for the Library of Congress Network of Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped guidelines are currently being reviewed and revised by ASCLA thanks to a grant from the Library of Congress. A project director, a working team, and an advisory team have been appointed to develop […]