Post Midwinter 2012

Message from the ASCLA President

Dear ASCLA Members: What an exciting ALA Midwinter Conference for ASCLA!  The drafts of both the Interest Group Guidebook and the Consultants’ Code of Ethics are moving forward.  The ASCLA/COSLA reception was lovely.  Many of the formal discussions of committees and interest groups were carried on more informally at the reception.  Also, ASCLA’s strategic plan...

A Message from the Interface Editor

Be careful what you ask for! Since I took over as Editor of Interface, I have been asking, cajoling, begging, SCREAMING for content from the officers and members of ASCLA. All my wishes have finally come true! Thanks to everyone who wrote the great content in this issue. It is wonderful to see so many...

Raising the Speed Limit in Idaho

Submitted by Gina Persichini, Networking Consultant, Idaho Commission for Libraries According to a 2011 report by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), an estimated 232,000 Idahoans—primarily in the state’s vast rural areas—do not have high-speed Internet access. But the Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) has taken the lead to help close that gap with an initiative...

ASCLA Member News

ASCLA Member Carrie Banks has been named one of the Movers and Shakers for 2012.  You can see the full list here:   http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2012/03/people/movers-shakers/movers-shakers-2012/ ASCLA Member Anne Abate has been selected to be the next Chair of the CPLA Certification Review Committee.  Her term will begin at the end of the 2012 ALA Annual Conference. Have...

Volunteers Wanted

The new ASCLA is so many good things: fun, kind, networking, innovative-thinking, and full of futurists just to name a few. ASCLA also has the best mission at ALA! Our new interest groups are a force for this new energy–volunteer for ASCLA and participate in our interest groups! Did you know that the Association of...