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ACRL LPSS (Law and Political Science Section)

Discussion ANSS Program on Libraries & Social Change @ ALA Annual in DC - June 27th

by Rebecca Troy-Horton on Mon, May 24, 2010 at 10:43 am

You're invited!

Please join us in Washington for the ANSS annual program...

Standing up and Sitting in: Libraries and Social Change

Sunday, June 27, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Washington Conference Center, Room 151B
Sponsored by the Anthropology and Sociology Section (ACRL)

For more details: http://anssdc.wordpress.com/

You're invited!

Please join us in Washington for the ANSS annual program...

Standing up and Sitting in: Libraries and Social Change

Sunday, June 27, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Washington Conference Center, Room 151B
Sponsored by the Anthropology and Sociology Section (ACRL)

For more details: http://anssdc.wordpress.com/

Libraries have long promoted social causes and supported social movements, like the fight for civil rights and the women's movement. And librarians are working to both preserve this grassroots history and to educate their communities about today's social issues. For this program, activists, historians, librarians and other creative thinkers will discuss their research and involvement in promoting civic engagement and human rights, inviting conversation about how librarians can become engaged in social movements.

Speakers:
Kathleen de la Peña McCook, Distinguished University Professor, School of Library and Information Science, University of South Florida;
Cheryl Knott Malone, Associate Professor, School of Information Resources and Library Science, University of Arizona;
John Feffer, Writing Fellow, Provisions Library;
Moderator, Annie C. Paprocki, Anthropology and Sociology Librarian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

And breakfast will be provided!

~Rebecca Blakeley
Member, ANSS 2010 Conference Program Planning Committee

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GODORT (Government Documents Round Table)

Discussion GODORT Co-Sponsored ANSS Program on Libraries & Social Change @ ALA Annual in DC - June 27th

by Rebecca Troy-Horton on Mon, May 24, 2010 at 10:41 am

You're invited!

Please join us in Washington for the ANSS annual program...

Standing up and Sitting in: Libraries and Social Change

Sunday, June 27, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Washington Conference Center, Room 151B
Sponsored by the Anthropology and Sociology Section (ACRL)

For more details: http://anssdc.wordpress.com/

You're invited!

Please join us in Washington for the ANSS annual program...

Standing up and Sitting in: Libraries and Social Change

Sunday, June 27, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Washington Conference Center, Room 151B
Sponsored by the Anthropology and Sociology Section (ACRL)

For more details: http://anssdc.wordpress.com/

Libraries have long promoted social causes and supported social movements, like the fight for civil rights and the women's movement. And librarians are working to both preserve this grassroots history and to educate their communities about today's social issues. For this program, activists, historians, librarians and other creative thinkers will discuss their research and involvement in promoting civic engagement and human rights, inviting conversation about how librarians can become engaged in social movements.

Speakers:
Kathleen de la Peña McCook, Distinguished University Professor, School of Library and Information Science, University of South Florida;
Cheryl Knott Malone, Associate Professor, School of Information Resources and Library Science, University of Arizona;
John Feffer, Writing Fellow, Provisions Library;
Moderator, Annie C. Paprocki, Anthropology and Sociology Librarian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

And breakfast will be provided!

~Rebecca Blakeley
Member, ANSS 2010 Conference Program Planning Committee

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ACRL ANSS (Anthropology and Sociology Section)

Discussion ANSS Program on Libraries & Social Change @ ALA Annual in DC - June 27th

by Rebecca Troy-Horton on Mon, May 24, 2010 at 10:41 am

You're invited!

Please join us in Washington for the ANSS annual program...

Standing up and Sitting in: Libraries and Social Change

Sunday, June 27, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Washington Conference Center, Room 151B
Sponsored by the Anthropology and Sociology Section (ACRL)

For more details: http://anssdc.wordpress.com/

You're invited!

Please join us in Washington for the ANSS annual program...

Standing up and Sitting in: Libraries and Social Change

Sunday, June 27, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Washington Conference Center, Room 151B
Sponsored by the Anthropology and Sociology Section (ACRL)

For more details: http://anssdc.wordpress.com/

Libraries have long promoted social causes and supported social movements, like the fight for civil rights and the women's movement. And librarians are working to both preserve this grassroots history and to educate their communities about today's social issues. For this program, activists, historians, librarians and other creative thinkers will discuss their research and involvement in promoting civic engagement and human rights, inviting conversation about how librarians can become engaged in social movements.

Speakers:
Kathleen de la Peña McCook, Distinguished University Professor, School of Library and Information Science, University of South Florida;
Cheryl Knott Malone, Associate Professor, School of Information Resources and Library Science, University of Arizona;
John Feffer, Writing Fellow, Provisions Library;
Moderator, Annie C. Paprocki, Anthropology and Sociology Librarian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

And breakfast will be provided!

~Rebecca Blakeley
Member, ANSS 2010 Conference Program Planning Committee

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Government Information Interest Group

Discussion ANSS Program on Libraries & Social Change @ ALA Annual in DC - June 27th

by Rebecca Troy-Horton on Mon, May 24, 2010 at 10:40 am

You're invited! If you are interested in civic engagement, social change, activism, politics, etc. then you should enjoy this program!

Please join us in Washington for the ANSS annual program...

Standing up and Sitting in: Libraries and Social Change

Sunday, June 27, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Washington Conference Center, Room 151B
Sponsored by the Anthropology and Sociology Section (ACRL)

For more details: http://anssdc.wordpress.com/

You're invited! If you are interested in civic engagement, social change, activism, politics, etc. then you should enjoy this program!

Please join us in Washington for the ANSS annual program...

Standing up and Sitting in: Libraries and Social Change

Sunday, June 27, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Washington Conference Center, Room 151B
Sponsored by the Anthropology and Sociology Section (ACRL)

For more details: http://anssdc.wordpress.com/

Libraries have long promoted social causes and supported social movements, like the fight for civil rights and the women's movement. And librarians are working to both preserve this grassroots history and to educate their communities about today's social issues. For this program, activists, historians, librarians and other creative thinkers will discuss their research and involvement in promoting civic engagement and human rights, inviting conversation about how librarians can become engaged in social movements.

Speakers:
Kathleen de la Peña McCook, Distinguished University Professor, School of Library and Information Science, University of South Florida;
Cheryl Knott Malone, Associate Professor, School of Information Resources and Library Science, University of Arizona;
John Feffer, Writing Fellow, Provisions Library;
Moderator, Annie C. Paprocki, Anthropology and Sociology Librarian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

And breakfast will be provided!

~Rebecca Blakeley
Member, ANSS 2010 Conference Program Planning Committee

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Graphics Advisory Community

Event Banned Books Week starts today!

by Rachel Johnson (staff) on Mon, May 24, 2010 at 10:40 am

Banned Books Week Poster

Purchase your promotional products for Banned Books Week here!

Libraries Foster Community Engagement

Discussion ANSS Program on Libraries & Social Change @ ALA Annual in DC - June 27th

by Rebecca Troy-Horton on Mon, May 24, 2010 at 10:39 am

You're invited!

Please join us in Washington for the ANSS annual program...

Standing up and Sitting in: Libraries and Social Change

Sunday, June 27, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Washington Conference Center, Room 151B
Sponsored by the Anthropology and Sociology Section (ACRL)

For more details: http://anssdc.wordpress.com/

You're invited!

Please join us in Washington for the ANSS annual program...

Standing up and Sitting in: Libraries and Social Change

Sunday, June 27, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Washington Conference Center, Room 151B
Sponsored by the Anthropology and Sociology Section (ACRL)

For more details: http://anssdc.wordpress.com/

Libraries have long promoted social causes and supported social movements, like the fight for civil rights and the women's movement. And librarians are working to both preserve this grassroots history and to educate their communities about today's social issues. For this program, activists, historians, librarians and other creative thinkers will discuss their research and involvement in promoting civic engagement and human rights, inviting conversation about how librarians can become engaged in social movements.

Speakers:
Kathleen de la Peña McCook, Distinguished University Professor, School of Library and Information Science, University of South Florida;
Cheryl Knott Malone, Associate Professor, School of Information Resources and Library Science, University of Arizona;
John Feffer, Writing Fellow, Provisions Library;
Moderator, Annie C. Paprocki, Anthropology and Sociology Librarian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

And breakfast will be provided!

~Rebecca Blakeley
Member, ANSS 2010 Conference Program Planning Committee

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Radical Reference

Discussion ANSS Program on Libraries & Social Change @ ALA Annual in DC - June 27th

by Rebecca Troy-Horton on Mon, May 24, 2010 at 10:39 am

You're invited!

Please join us in Washington for the ANSS annual program...

Standing up and Sitting in: Libraries and Social Change

Sunday, June 27, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Washington Conference Center, Room 151B
Sponsored by the Anthropology and Sociology Section (ACRL)

For more details: http://anssdc.wordpress.com/

You're invited!

Please join us in Washington for the ANSS annual program...

Standing up and Sitting in: Libraries and Social Change

Sunday, June 27, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Washington Conference Center, Room 151B
Sponsored by the Anthropology and Sociology Section (ACRL)

For more details: http://anssdc.wordpress.com/

Libraries have long promoted social causes and supported social movements, like the fight for civil rights and the women's movement. And librarians are working to both preserve this grassroots history and to educate their communities about today's social issues. For this program, activists, historians, librarians and other creative thinkers will discuss their research and involvement in promoting civic engagement and human rights, inviting conversation about how librarians can become engaged in social movements.

Speakers:
Kathleen de la Peña McCook, Distinguished University Professor, School of Library and Information Science, University of South Florida;
Cheryl Knott Malone, Associate Professor, School of Information Resources and Library Science, University of Arizona;
John Feffer, Writing Fellow, Provisions Library;
Moderator, Annie C. Paprocki, Anthropology and Sociology Librarian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

And breakfast will be provided!

~Rebecca Blakeley
Member, ANSS 2010 Conference Program Planning Committee

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2010 ALA Annual Conference [Event]

Discussion ANSS Program on Libraries & Social Change @ ALA Annual in DC - June 27th

by Rebecca Troy-Horton on Mon, May 24, 2010 at 10:38 am

You're invited!

Please join us in Washington for the ANSS annual program...

Standing up and Sitting in: Libraries and Social Change

Sunday, June 27, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Washington Conference Center, Room 151B
Sponsored by the Anthropology and Sociology Section (ACRL)

For more details: http://anssdc.wordpress.com/

You're invited!

Please join us in Washington for the ANSS annual program...

Standing up and Sitting in: Libraries and Social Change

Sunday, June 27, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Washington Conference Center, Room 151B
Sponsored by the Anthropology and Sociology Section (ACRL)

For more details: http://anssdc.wordpress.com/

Libraries have long promoted social causes and supported social movements, like the fight for civil rights and the women's movement. And librarians are working to both preserve this grassroots history and to educate their communities about today's social issues. For this program, activists, historians, librarians and other creative thinkers will discuss their research and involvement in promoting civic engagement and human rights, inviting conversation about how librarians can become engaged in social movements.

Speakers:
Kathleen de la Peña McCook, Distinguished University Professor, School of Library and Information Science, University of South Florida;
Cheryl Knott Malone, Associate Professor, School of Information Resources and Library Science, University of Arizona;
John Feffer, Writing Fellow, Provisions Library;
Moderator, Annie C. Paprocki, Anthropology and Sociology Librarian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

And breakfast will be provided!

~Rebecca Blakeley
Member, ANSS 2010 Conference Program Planning Committee

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GODORT (Government Documents Round Table)

Discussion FYI | Nomination Deadline August 15, 2010 | ALA REALLY wants you to run for ALA Council

by Amy West on Mon, May 24, 2010 at 08:55 am

Hi everyone – PLEASE DISTRIBUTE TO YOUR VARIOUS GROUPS AND COMMITTEES --

 

Hi everyone – PLEASE DISTRIBUTE TO YOUR VARIOUS GROUPS AND COMMITTEES --

 

Just wanted to remind you that the ALA Nominating Committee for the 2011 election is seeking individuals to consider running for ALA Councilor-at-Large.  Anyone interested must complete a candidate biographical form at https://www.alavote.org/nominations/.  General information regarding elections, including a Councilor job description can be found at http://www.ala.org/ala/aboutala/governance/alaelection/index.cfm.

 

Below is the text of the press release that was issued on May 11:

 

The ALA 2011 Nominating Committee is soliciting nominees to run on the 2011 spring ballot for the offices of ALA President-elect and Councilor-at-large.

The Nominating Committee will select two candidates to run for President-elect and no fewer than 51 candidates for the 33 at-large Council seats to be filled in the 2011 spring election.

The President-elect will serve a three-year term: as President-elect in 2011-2012, as President in 2012-2013, and as Immediate Past President in 2013-2014.

The Councilors-at-large will serve three-year terms, beginning after the 2011 ALA Annual Conference and ending at the adjournment of the 2014 Annual Conference. 

The ALA President and Councilors also serve in corresponding roles in the ALA-Allied Professional Association [ALA-APA].  Individuals considering ALA-APA office are encouraged to consult with their employer regarding any restrictions regarding lobbying activities or service on the governing body of a 501(c)6 organization.

Members who wish to make nominations should submit the following information: nominee name; present position; institution; address; telephone; fax; and e-mail address.  Self-nominations are encouraged.  All potential nominees must complete the Potential Candidate Biographical Form available at https://www.alavote.org/nominations.  Nominations and forms must be received no later than August 13, 2010.

Nominations may be sent to any member of the 2011 Nominating Committee.  Committee members are:

  • Robert Newlen, Chair, Deputy Assistant Director, Knowledge Services Group, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.  E-mail:  rnewlen@crs.loc.gov.
  • Laurel Bliss, Fine Arts Librarian, San Diego State University Library, San Diego, CA. E-mail:lbliss@rohan.sdsu.edu.
  • Melissa Car, Director, Daniel Boone Regional Library, Columbia, MO. E-mail: mcarr@dbrl.org
  • Lucia Gonzalez, In Other Words, LLC, North Miami Beach, FL. E-mail:    luciagonzalez@bellsouth.net.
  • Cheryl Lee, Librarian, Palo Alto City Library, Palo Alto, CA. E-mail: cheryl@yahoo.com.
  • Daniel Mack, Head, Arts and Humanities Library, Pennsylvania State University, University Park,PA.  E-mail:  dmack@psu.edu.
  • Jerome Offord, Diversity Officer 7 Corporate Inclusion Manager, OCLC, Dublin, OH. E-mail:jeromeofford@aol.com.
  • Laura Pearle, Librarian, Hackley School, Tarrytown, NY. E-mail: lpearle@gmail.com.
  • Carlen Ruschoff, Director, IT & Technical Services, University of Maryland, College Park, MD. E-mail: ruschoff@umd.edu.

To encourage diversity and leadership development, the Committee will refrain from nominating any current Councilors for election to another term.  However, the Committee encourages all current Councilors who wish to continue their service to the Association to file as petition candidates.  Petitions will be available from Lois Ann Gregory-Wood, Council Secretariat, ALA, 50 E. Huron, Chicago, IL60611, Email: lgregory@ala.org, or during the 2010 Annual Conference or 2011 Midwinter Meeting.  Petitions require 25 signatures for names to be included on the 2011 ballot.  Online petitions may also be created by going to https://www.ala.org/Template.cfm?Section=Home&Template=/Security/Login.cfm.

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Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA)

Event APALA'S 30th Anniversary Gala!

by Beatriz Wallace on Sun, May 23, 2010 at 11:29 pm

Join APALA (Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association) as we celebrate our 30th anniversary! The gala features a six-course Chinese dinner, speakers, and live entertainment with the Lao American Women Association dance group and Bollywood singing duo Subodh Sen and Sameer Shah. Dr. Franklin Odo, recently retired director of the Asian Pacific American Program at the Smithsonian Institution, will be the keynote speaker.

Join APALA (Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association) as we celebrate our 30th anniversary! The gala features a six-course Chinese dinner, speakers, and live entertainment with the Lao American Women Association dance group and Bollywood singing duo Subodh Sen and Sameer Shah. Dr. Franklin Odo, recently retired director of the Asian Pacific American Program at the Smithsonian Institution, will be the keynote speaker.

At the gala, APALA will also honor the winners of the 2010 Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature for children's and adult literature.

Additional anniversary events include free tours of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Library of Congress, White House, and the National Archives.

For more information and to register online for any of these events, please see http://www.apalaweb.org/events/30thAnniversary.htm.

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