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Event Leveraging Librarian Expertise in Customer Resource Management

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 07:37 pm

Hear how the EPA Library Network implemented a customer resource management system that ensures inquiries/comments are effectively routed, managed, tracked, answered and measured.

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Event FAFLRT Awards Reception

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 07:37 pm

Join us for afternoon tea to celebrate the FAFLRT awards. Please RSVP to Anne Harrison: aeharrison@verizon.net

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Event Innovative Talent Management Practices in Federal Libraries: Responding to the Challenges of Recruitment, Retention, and Succession

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 07:37 pm

Federal libraries are facing issues surrounding recruiting and retaining staff, and planning for continuity. Join Roberta Shaffer - Library of Congress, Mary-Deirdre Coraggio and Rosa Liu - NIST, and other panelists to hear how they are managing talent in their libraries.

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Event Rebranding Yourself for a Career Change/Transition into Information Services

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 07:37 pm

In this interactive presentation, Wendy Nolin of Change Agent Careers will guide you through various techniques employed by professional career coaches to create a compelling career brand to market oneself during the job search.

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Event FAFLRT Membership Meeting

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 07:37 pm

Event FAFLRT Programs at ALA Annual 2014!

by Virginia M. Sanchez on Tue, May 20, 2014 at 04:01 pm

Innovative Talent Management Practices in Federal Libraries: Responding to the Challenges of Recruitment, Retention, and Succession
When: Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 8:30am to 10:00am 
Location: Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom E

Innovative Talent Management Practices in Federal Libraries: Responding to the Challenges of Recruitment, Retention, and Succession
When: Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 8:30am to 10:00am 
Location: Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom E
Description: Federal libraries are facing issues surrounding recruiting and retaining staff, and planning for continuity. Join Roberta Shaffer - Library of Congress, Mary-Deirdre Coraggio and Rosa Liu - NIST, and other panelists to hear how they are managing talent in their libraries.

 

Leveraging Librarian Expertise in Customer Resource Management
When: Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:30am 
Location: Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom E
Description: Hear how the EPA Library Network implemented a customer resource management system that ensures inquiries/comments are effectively routed, managed, tracked, answered and measured.

 

FAFLRT Awards Reception
When: Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm 
Location: Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom E
Description: Join us for afternoon tea to celebrate the FAFLRT awards. Please RSVP to Anne Harrison:  harrisonanne57@yahoo.com

Rebranding Yourself for a Career Change/Transition into Information Services
When: Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm 
Location: Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom E
Description: Want to find out what bigger and better career paths exist for you in the information services arena? Wendy Nolin, professional career coach and founder of Change Agent Careers, will speak about growing careers and alternatives that you may want to pursue.
Wendy's abstract is attached!

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Discussion Contest for new FAFLRT Logo!!

by Virginia M. Sanchez on Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 03:47 pm

Subject Line: FAFLRT logo design contest Dear Colleagues: Announcing the Federal and Armed Forces Librarians logo contest! Put your creative energy to use and show off your talents! Join in the national effort to create an a new look for FAFLRT. Things to consider for the FAFLRT logo: Design: We are looking for a design that represents federal librarians combined with information, networking, service, and global reach. The current design is attached for reference; please visit http://www.ala.org/faflrt for more information about FAFLRT.

Subject Line: FAFLRT logo design contest Dear Colleagues: Announcing the Federal and Armed Forces Librarians logo contest! Put your creative energy to use and show off your talents! Join in the national effort to create an a new look for FAFLRT. Things to consider for the FAFLRT logo: Design: We are looking for a design that represents federal librarians combined with information, networking, service, and global reach. The current design is attached for reference; please visit http://www.ala.org/faflrt for more information about FAFLRT. Colors: The color scheme is open, but we're looking for a logo that will also reproduce well in black and white, online and in print. Size: 2 in. high x 2 to 6 in. wide (the logo will be used for the web and in letterhead/print documents). Format: Submit two files for each logo, one in .EPS or .AI format, and the second in PDF. Entry instructions and deadline: Please submit your entries via e-mail to Anne Harrison at anha@loc.gov through March 31, 2014. Anyone is welcome to participate. The winning design will be selected by the FAFLRT Executive Board. Entries, including the selected design, will not be returned and become property of FAFLRT. Prize: FAFLRT honor and glory and a $25.00 Amazon gift card.

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Event Co-sponsored event: Careers in Federal Libraries Job Search Workshop

by Virginia M. Sanchez on Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 09:49 am

Brought you by Careers in Federal Libraries and ALA Federal and Armed Forces Libraries Round Table

Brought you by Careers in Federal Libraries and ALA Federal and Armed Forces Libraries Round Table

Job Search Workshop: Focus on Federal Librarianship!  Jumpstart your thinking about Federal librarianship, internships, and a career path that can take you all around the globe.  Students can learn about the variety of great practicum and virtual internship opportunities ... along with tips on how to land the right one for you!  Recent graduates can learn about the Presidential Management Fellows program, a fast track into government management.  Job seekers get tips on alternative career options and networking. This experience will help you now and throughout your career!

*The brilliant Jennifer Manning (CRS) who makes everyone want to work in the Knowledge Services division.  Her valuable CRS report on Federal opportunities continues to inform students and job seekers
*The fascinating Bianna Ine-Ryan (DIA) who makes working in a library sound like an adventure.  No doubt she brings in highly talented applicants who jump at the chance to be hired to earn a Masters in Strategic Intelligence om the Defense Intelligence University.
*The genius Marla Chesler (State and FEDLINK) who has a wealth of experience and a unique perspective on working in a tradition library or at a higher consortia level in Federal government
*The fabulous Richard Huffine (former FAFLRT President, Fed, and networker extraordinaire) who attracts all applicants into Federal government because they feel the possibilities are endless
*The incredible Angelique Simmons (former Army librarian, military spouse) who will share her experience working OCONUS and entering Federal government as a military spouse

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Discussion Army HQ's own William (Bill) Adams, Office of Counsel, honored with Meritorious Service Award from CENDI

by Nancy Faget on Tue, Feb 4, 2014 at 07:21 am

It's well deserved --- Bill Adams from Army's Office of Counsel is honored for his service educating various Federal agencies about copyright issues.

From the announcement:

It's well deserved --- Bill Adams from Army's Office of Counsel is honored for his service educating various Federal agencies about copyright issues.

From the announcement:

CENDI’s Meritorious Service Award recognizes an individual(s) or team that makes “a noteworthy contribution to CENDI and to federal interagency cooperation through its events, publications, administration, or outreach."

Bill Adams, a significant contributor to the work of CENDI’s Copyright and Intellectual Property Working Group, is being honored as an expert on federal acquisitions, patent law, trademark law, copyright law, technical data rights, and technology transfer.  He contributed substantively to the Copyright Working Group’s major publications, including Frequently Asked Questions about Copyright, Permissions – Government-produced and Non-government Produced Works; Copyright Issues in Mass Digitization (in process), and Frequently Asked Questions about Copyright and Computer Software: Issues affecting the U.S. Government with Special Emphasis on Open Source Software. Adams has demonstrated his commitment to CENDI and advancing interagency cooperation by sharing his expertise in the legal challenges involved in information management and delivery within the federal government.

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Discussion Seeking Nominations: Vice President/President Elect

by Virginia M. Sanchez on Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 01:04 pm

The vice-president/president-elect shall serve for a term of one year, after which time that person shall serve as president for a term of one year and shall continue for another year as immediate past president. Officers will serve through the close of the annual ALA conference of the membership year for which they were elected.

The duties of all officers shall be such as are ordinarily implied by their respective titles and such others as are specified by the Board of Directors.

The vice-president/president-elect shall serve for a term of one year, after which time that person shall serve as president for a term of one year and shall continue for another year as immediate past president. Officers will serve through the close of the annual ALA conference of the membership year for which they were elected.

The duties of all officers shall be such as are ordinarily implied by their respective titles and such others as are specified by the Board of Directors.

Vice-President/President-Elect. The vice-president/president-elect shall be responsible for chairing the Round Table Program Committee for the annual ALA conference, shall perform the duties of the president in his/her absence and shall become president in the event a vacancy occurs in that office due to resignation or other causes, and in such an instance the vice president will continue to serve his/her own term of office as president.

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