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AC17 Preconference: Unconference Accessibility and Education, and its implications for Library Services

As we mark the 25th Anniversary of the ADA, it is critical to focus on making education as accessible as possible. This unconference will be a gathering that that will examine accessibility and education and its implications for library services. This will be an unconference, and thus be focused on building community, and helping each […]

AC17 Preconference: Becoming a Dementia Friendly Library: Serving People Living with Dementia in Your Community

Within the next 10 years the number of Americans living with dementia is expected to rise to 7.1 million. Now is the time to begin addressing the needs of this too often forgotten population. Libraries should be at the forefront of the Dementia Friendly initiative that is emerging across the country. This preconference, set for […]

Servant Leadership in Your Library: Register by June 21 for leadership development workshop hosted by ASCLA

“Servant Leadership” – what does it mean, particularly in a library setting? And why should it matter to you? And you’re absolutely right. But in this ASCLA workshop, Servant Leadership in Your Library, you’ll learn how to integrate “serving” with “leadership” in a way that will positively influence how your library is perceived by patrons, […]

“Ports in a Storm” Preconference: A new, community-focused approach to library disaster planning

When disaster strikes, where can the members of your community go for assistance? What does your community need in the wake of a hurricane, an earthquake or terrorist attack? How can you prepare your library to provide the answers to both of these highly relevant questions? On Friday, June 28, the Association of Specialized and Cooperative […]

Call for Proposals: ASCLA programs, preconferences and institutes for 2014

ASCLA is now accepting proposals for: Institutes for the 2014 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia Preconferences for the 2014 Annual Conference in Las Vegas Programs for the 2014 Annual Conference in Las Vegas Institutes and preconferences are ticketed events held on the Friday of the conference. Programs are held throughout the Annual Conference and are […]

Save the Date: ASCLA/RUSA preconference tackles innovations in resource sharing for academic and public libraries

Calling all resource-sharing professionals! ASCLA’s Physical Delivery Interest Group and RUSA’s Rethinking Resource Sharing Steering Committee have teamed up to bring you “Discovery to Delivery: Rethinking Resource Sharing”, a full day preconference to be held at the 2013 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. Save the date for this workshop, which will be held Friday, Jun. […]

Final Call for ASCLA Preconference Registration!

This is it–it’s the final 48 hours to get signed up for ASCLA preconferences! We’ll be closing registration for our preconferences on Friday, June 15–that’s tomorrow! If you want to reserve your seat at the learning table, you’ll need to act now. We will not be selling tickets at the door for either of these […]

Prison Librarians @ Annual Conference: Interest group meetings moved to Sunday morning

NEW DATE, TIME & LOCATION at ALA Annual Conference!! ASCLA’s two interest groups for prison librarians will now be meeting Sunday, June 24, 8-10a.m. in the Palm East room of the Sheraton Park Hotel. The Library Services to the Incarcerated and Detained Interest Group and the Library Services for Youth in Custody Interest Group will […]

ASCLA Workshop: Marketing, Development and Building a Library Champions Campaign

There has never been a better time to pursue a Library Champions campaign! Library Champions can promote the value of your library to your community while delivering maximum fundraising impact. Participate in this ASCLA workshop and you’ll learn from the experts how to execute a successful marketing and development campaign, from soup to nuts. “A […]