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Association for Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL)

Event ARSL Conference in Denver

by Sonja Eyler on Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 09:38 am

ARSL Board

Join us for the Association for Rural & Small Libraries Annual Conference in Denver.  Details coming soon.  These are some of your conference planners working very hard to bring you the best possible conference for rural & small libraries.  

Maine Library Association

Discussion Coming Soon! Cafe Sleeves with Library Logo!!

by Sonja Eyler on Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 09:14 am

 

As a means of raising visibility, promoting our Association, and connecting with the business community in our State, we're excited to announce our Cafe Sleeve for Hot Drinks Project. Coffee shops and libraries will receive coffee sleeves for their coffee/chai lovers!

Maine Library Association

Event Maine Library Association Conference 2010

by Sonja Eyler on Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 09:09 am

Held at Samoset Resorts in Rockport, Maine http://www.samosetresort.com/

ALCTS New Members Interest Group

Discussion [alcts-eforum] What’s on Your Mind? How Can ALCTS Serve New Members? an ALCTS E-forum

by Keisha Manning on Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 08:42 am

“What’s on Your Mind? How Can ALCTS Serve New Members? an ALCTS E-forum" 

 

Please join us for an ALCTS E-Forum discussion. It’s free and open to everyone!
Registration information is at the end of the message.

 

“What’s on Your Mind: How can ALCTS serve New Members”

December 1-December 2, 2009,

 9:00 AM Eastern, 8:00 AM Central, 7:00 AM Mountain, and 6:00 AM Pacific

Moderated by Keisha Manning and Dina Giambi 

 

Who are we?

“What’s on Your Mind? How Can ALCTS Serve New Members? an ALCTS E-forum" 

 

Please join us for an ALCTS E-Forum discussion. It’s free and open to everyone!
Registration information is at the end of the message.

 

“What’s on Your Mind: How can ALCTS serve New Members”

December 1-December 2, 2009,

 9:00 AM Eastern, 8:00 AM Central, 7:00 AM Mountain, and 6:00 AM Pacific

Moderated by Keisha Manning and Dina Giambi 

 

Who are we?

The ALCTS New Members Interest Group is an “Open” community. PLEASE give us the opportunity to talk with you, help you, and work with you.

Please feel free to contact us with your suggestions, concerns, and interests.

The “ALCTS New Members” Interest Group (ANMIG) http://connect.ala.org/node/85257, announces their first meeting at ALA Midwinter on Saturday January 16, 2010, 10:30-Noon. Location to be announced.

 

“What’s on Your Mind: How can ALCTS serve New Members”

In anticipation of our first meeting at ALA Midwinter, we are opening up the forum to discuss how we can better serve ALCTS New Members.

Do you have ideas about how ALCTS serves new members? Have you been thinking of new or established ways to interact with ALCTS?

How are you communicating with fellow members and colleagues? ALAConnect, Facebook, twitter, etc… Many of you have shown an interest in mentoring opportunities; tell us how we can help? The ANMIG is an “ Open” group, so tell us who you would like to collaborate with outside of your area of expertise?

We want to hear from you!

We are encouraging new members to come and be heard. Share your values, interests, and concerns. We will discuss any topic brought to the table.

 

*To register:*

Go to: http://lists.ala.org/sympa, click on ALCTS (spelled out) under the ALA Division heading, then choose alcts-eforum@ala.org mailto:alcts-eforum@ala.org>. A login and password are required to register. Instructions for obtaining a login and password may be found on the list homepage. Participation is free and open to anyone. 

 

Keisha Manning

Chair, ALCTS New Members Interest Group

MLIS Candidate, Palmer School of Library and Information Science

Email: keishamia@gmail.com

 

M. Dina Giambi

Past-President, Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS),

 a division of the American Library Association

and

Assistant Director for Library Technical Services

University of Delaware Library

181 South College Avenue

Newark, DE 19717-5267

Phone: 302-831-2829

Fax: 302-831-1046

E-mail: dinag@udel.edu

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ALCTS

Discussion [alcts-eforum] What’s on Your Mind? How Can ALCTS Serve New Members? an ALCTS E-forum

by Keisha Manning on Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 08:39 am

“What’s on Your Mind? How Can ALCTS Serve New Members? an ALCTS E-forum" 

 

Please join us for an ALCTS E-Forum discussion. It’s free and open to everyone!

Registration information is at the end of the message. 

 

“What’s on Your Mind: How can ALCTS serve New Members”

December 1-December 2, 2009,

 9:00 AM Eastern, 8:00 AM Central, 7:00 AM Mountain, and 6:00 AM Pacific

Moderated by Keisha Manning and Dina Giambi 

 

Who are we?

“What’s on Your Mind? How Can ALCTS Serve New Members? an ALCTS E-forum" 

 

Please join us for an ALCTS E-Forum discussion. It’s free and open to everyone!

Registration information is at the end of the message. 

 

“What’s on Your Mind: How can ALCTS serve New Members”

December 1-December 2, 2009,

 9:00 AM Eastern, 8:00 AM Central, 7:00 AM Mountain, and 6:00 AM Pacific

Moderated by Keisha Manning and Dina Giambi 

 

Who are we?

The ALCTS New Members Interest Group is an “Open” community. PLEASE give us the opportunity to talk with you, help you, and work with you.

Please feel free to contact us with your suggestions, concerns, and interests.

The “ALCTS New Members” Interest Group (ANMIG) http://connect.ala.org/node/85257, announces their first meeting at ALA Midwinter on Saturday January 16, 2010, 10:30-Noon. Location to be announced.

“What’s on Your Mind: How can ALCTS serve New Members”

In anticipation of our first meeting at ALA Midwinter, we are opening up the forum to discuss how we can better serve ALCTS New Members.

Do you have ideas about how ALCTS serves new members? Have you been thinking of new or established ways to interact with ALCTS?

How are you communicating with fellow members and colleagues? ALAConnect, Facebook, twitter, etc… Many of you have shown an interest in mentoring opportunities; tell us how we can help? The ANMIG is an “ Open” group, so tell us who you would like to collaborate with outside of your area of expertise?

We want to hear from you!

We are encouraging new members to come and be heard. Share your values, interests, and concerns. We will discuss any topic brought to the table.

 

*To register:*

Go to: http://lists.ala.org/sympa, click on ALCTS (spelled out) under the ALA Division heading, then choose alcts-eforum@ala.org mailto:alcts-eforum@ala.org>. A login and password are required to register. Instructions for obtaining a login and password may be found on the list homepage. Participation is free and open to anyone. 

 

Keisha Manning

Chair, ALCTS New Members Interest Group

MLIS Candidate, Palmer School of Library and Information Science

Email: keishamia@gmail.com

 

M. Dina Giambi

Past-President, Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS),

 a division of the American Library Association

and

Assistant Director for Library Technical Services

University of Delaware Library

181 South College Avenue

Newark, DE 19717-5267

Phone: 302-831-2829

Fax: 302-831-1046

E-mail: dinag@udel.edu

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ACRL IS (Instruction Section)

Event IS Mentoring Program Committee Virtual Mtg 12/10/09

by Nikhat Ghouse on Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 04:01 pm

 

Revised IS Mentoring Program Commitee Mtg Meeting Details:

 

Meeting Description: Instruction Section's Mentoring Program Virtual Mtg. Winter 2009-2010.

Conference Bridge Number: +1-605-475-4261.

Conference Access Code: 332419974.

Meeting / Session ID: 332419974.

 

Date: 20-November-2009

Time: 10:00 am  Central Time (US & Canada  (GMT-06:00)

Duration: 2 Hours 0 Minutes

 

JOIN YOUR MEETING

 

At the meeting start time, click the following link to join interactively:

 

Revised IS Mentoring Program Commitee Mtg Meeting Details:

 

Meeting Description: Instruction Section's Mentoring Program Virtual Mtg. Winter 2009-2010.

Conference Bridge Number: +1-605-475-4261.

Conference Access Code: 332419974.

Meeting / Session ID: 332419974.

 

Date: 20-November-2009

Time: 10:00 am  Central Time (US & Canada  (GMT-06:00)

Duration: 2 Hours 0 Minutes

 

JOIN YOUR MEETING

 

At the meeting start time, click the following link to join interactively:

https://www.yugma.com/app/loading.php?user=&collsession=332419974&role=4

 

BEFORE JOINING YOUR MEETING

 

      * You have been invited to join a Yugma meeting to fully interact, share and collaborate.

      * Before joining this meeting, ensure that your system is Yugma compatible by visiting                     https://www.yugma.com/yugmaready.

      * Next, on the Yugma homepage (https://www.yugma.com), click the Download button in the

        header  to download the version of Yugma you need (Windows, Mac or Linux).

      * Select the file you want to download. After downloading, run the installer.

      * Once the installation is complete, Yugma will launch automatically.

      * When it is time for the session to begin, click the meeting link above to join your meeting.

 

JOIN THE MEETING TELECONFERENCE:

 

If you are using the teleconferencing service provided by Yugma, dial +1-605-475-4261.

Next, on your phone, enter the Meeting or Session ID: 332419974 and then press the # (pound) key.

 

To get more detailed information about the teleconference bridge controls visit our teleconference reference page:

https://www.yugma.com/about/conference.php

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Public Library Literacy Practitioners

Discussion Trends in Adult Literacy Collections

by Sandra Newell (non-member) on Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 03:57 pm

Adult Literacy Collections appropriate for public libraries have been challenging to find.  Some libraries chose not to purchase workbooks which limits their collection.  Literacy practitiioners report that there are fewer titles available and that GED is the hot topic. 

Public Library Literacy Practitioners

Online Doc Palm Beach County Public Library Literacy Bibliography

by Sandra Newell (non-member) on Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 03:53 pm

The Palm Beach County Public Library compiled this bibliography in 2008.  It is arranged by reading level and series.   This was provided by Kathleen Murphy, the manager of the library's adult literacy tutoring program. 

 

Virtual Worlds Interest Group (ACRL)

Event ACRL in SL Meeting at 4 pm PST/SLT on 12/09

by Valerie Hawkins (staff) on Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 12:55 pm

ACRL in SL area on ALA Island (56, 191, 29)

December 2009 meeting will be Wednesday, December 9, 2009, at 4 PM PST/SLT.

 

Group also known as Virtual Worlds Interest Group (ACRL - Association of College and Research Libraries)

ALA Connect Group -- http://connect.ala.org/node/78930

Facebook Group -- http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=21504303227

Image Resources Interest Group (ACRL)

Discussion Call for participation - ACRL Image Resources Interest Group meeting at ALA Midwinter

by Joanna Burgess (non-member) on Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 07:11 pm

The ACRL Image Resources Interest Group (IRIG) will be meeting for the first time at ALA Midwinter in Boston on Saturday, Jan 16, 4:00-5:30 (location TBA). We’d like to kick off this first meeting with a few brief member presentations on image resources in your library.

The ACRL Image Resources Interest Group (IRIG) will be meeting for the first time at ALA Midwinter in Boston on Saturday, Jan 16, 4:00-5:30 (location TBA). We’d like to kick off this first meeting with a few brief member presentations on image resources in your library.

If you have experience developing or supporting interdisciplinary image resources in academic libraries, we invite you to share with your colleagues at the IRIG meeting. How are images acquired, managed, delivered, supported, funded, and used in your institution? How do you meet patrons’ needs for quality image resources and tools to support their use? We’d like to hear about your experiences with images as we build our community of practice in ACRL.  

Talks should be brief (10 minutes) and highlight current innovations, practices, tools, or issues. The format will be informal with ample time for Q&A and discussion.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
Subscription image databases; Digital asset management and presentation tools; Working with images across systems and platforms; Supporting faculty research and teaching with images; Developing interdisciplinary image collections; Collaborating with academic departments and across library units; Image cataloging and metadata; Access to image resources through library web sites; Visual literacy; Image copyright; Digital capture

To submit a proposal, please email us a brief description of your proposed topic by Dec 4th.

Thank you for your participation!

Denise Hattwig
Chair, ACRL Image Resources Interest Group
dhattwig@u.washington.edu

Joanna Burgess
Vice-Chair, ACRL Image Resources Interest Group
burgessj@reed.edu

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