After yesterday’s opening keynote session at LITA National Forum, Past President Andrew Pace told me that there’s a lot of work involved in diversifying the keynote topics, which are set up to be “fact, fun, or fancy.” The Coalition for Networked Information Associate Director Joan
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ALA Executive Director Keith Michael Fiels met with staff last week for a frank assessment of the financial outlook for the Association. On everyone's mind was what the recession means to libraries and how it will affect our work at ALA.
ALA Executive Director Keith Michael Fiels met with staff last week for a frank assessment of the financial outlook for the Association. On everyone’s mind was what the recession means to libraries and how it will affect our work at ALA.
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Dear Colleagues: The weekend of September 11th, a group comprised of the ALA board members, division leaders, roundtable representatives and senior staff met in Itasca, Illinois, to begin the development of ALA’s new strategic plan.
AL Focus has published several new videos, including a series of 12 new videos on ALA Connect, produced by members of the Emerging Leaders program.
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What with full schedules during Annual Conference and efforts to go green at the show wouldn’t it be great to be able to find the handouts for some of your favorite speakers and presentations online? Good news, you can!
Every librarian knows that today’s libraries—although venerable places of learning, innovation, and opportunity—face contradictions in many areas of public perception: