Post Midwinter 2012

New York Research Analysis Documents Positive Impact of School Libraries on Student Achievement

  The New York Comprehensive Center (NYCC)/RMC Research Corporation, in consultation with the New York State Education Department, the New York State Library and the New York Library Association has produced a new publication entitled, Informational Brief: Impact of School Libraries on Student Achievement. This comprehensive brief provides a current and rigorous research analyses which demonstrates...

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...

All Committee Meeting at Annual Conference

Do you want to become more active in ASCLA? It’s easy to do! Just show up at the ASCLA All Committee Meeting during the Annual Conference and join in. If you have never attended one of these in the past, it could be quite daunting. You will enter a large room with about a dozen round tables. At...

ASCLA Board Meetings at ALA Annual

The ASCLA Board meets two times during the ALA Annual Conference. All members are encouraged to attend and learn more about how ASCLA is governed. The following is the schedule for the ASCLA board meetings in Anaheim for the 2012 ALA Conference: ASCLA Board I: Saturday, June 23, 2012, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. PT  ASCLA Board...