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Discussion Stories Needed: ALCTS News

by Zachary Stein on Thu, Apr 27, 2017 at 09:21 pm

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***Cross-posted to multiple lists; please excuse duplication.***

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Stories Needed: ALCTS News

ALCTS News (http://www.ala.org/alctsnews)

HEAR YE, HEAR YE! Are you an ALCTS member and have interesting news to share with the wider ALCTS community? The editorial team at ALCTS News wants to help you make that happen – contact them at alctsnews@lists.ala.org!

Featured ALCTS News columns:

My ALCTS Experience

This is a regular column that highlights the experience of one of our members. Possible topics to cover include: How did you discover ALCTS? What has your experience with ALCTS been like so far? Has ALCTS helped you get a job? Has ALCTS helped you on the job? Have you made awesome networking/mentoring/peer contacts through ALCTS? Do you have any advice for other ALCTS members?

If you’re interested in being featured, would like to nominate someone else who might be interested, or have questions/comments/cool ideas, please contact Shanna Hollich at shollich@gmail.com. And check out the recent feature on Lisa Spagnolo at http://www.ala.org/alctsnews/columns/myalctsexp-spagnolo

Focus on Committees and Interest Groups

“Focus on Committees and Interest Groups” is a monthly column that gives an in-depth look at a featured ALCTS committee or interest group. Chairs: this is a great way to promote your group beyond the brief descriptions on the main ALCTS web site. It’s also a nice venue for letting everyone know what you are working on in advance of the annual meetings. New Members: as you’re considering how to get more involved in ALCTS, take a look at this column for ideas about where you might be able to help!

To feature your committee or interest group in this column, please contact Anna Neatrour at anna.neatrour@utah.edu. See the story on the CaMMS Subject Analysis Committee at http://www.ala.org/alctsnews/focus-committees-and-interest-groups-camms-subject-analysis-committee.

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ALA Council

Discussion Draft Interpretations of the Library Bill of rights - #3 Visual and Performing Arts in Libraries

by Doug Archer on Thu, Mar 2, 2017 at 02:24 pm

3rd of 3 New Draft Interpretations of the Library Bill of Rights - #3 Visual and Performing Arts in Libraries

Please review this draft interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights and respond with your suggestions by May 1 (note the new date).  The Intellectual Freedom Committee will revise it in light of your suggestions and bring it to Annual Conference in Chicago for your consideration.  In addition to offering your own suggestions, please distribute it as widely as possible to others for their input.

Thanks very much,

Doug

ALA Council

Discussion Draft Interpretations of the Library Bill of Rightse - #1 Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

by Doug Archer on Thu, Mar 2, 2017 at 02:23 pm

1st of 3 New Draft Interpretations of the Library Bill of Rights - #1 Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

Please review this draft interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights and respond with your suggestions by May 1 (note the new date).  The Intellectual Freedom Committee will revise it in light of your suggestions and bring it to Annual Conference in Chicago for your consideration.  In addition to offering your own suggestions, please distribute it as widely as possible to others for their input.

Thanks very much,

Doug

RMRT (Retired Members Round Table)

File Officers-and-Committees-2017

by Jean Doolittle on Thu, Apr 27, 2017 at 04:20 pm

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ACRL Division-level Committee Leaders

Discussion ALA 2017 Annual Conference - Meeting Schedule with Room Assignments

by Elois Sharpe (staff) on Thu, Apr 27, 2017 at 04:03 pm

Dear ACRL Division-level Committee Leaders,

Attached is the 2017 ALA Annual Conference schedule with room assignments. Please review your specific meetings for this year’s conference to ensure accuracy regarding your requested meeting times.

A message from ALA Conference Services:

“We made every effort to accommodate everyone, however in a few instances we may have had to change your meeting set in order to accommodate your meeting.”

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Dear ACRL Division-level Committee Leaders,

Attached is the 2017 ALA Annual Conference schedule with room assignments. Please review your specific meetings for this year’s conference to ensure accuracy regarding your requested meeting times.

A message from ALA Conference Services:

“We made every effort to accommodate everyone, however in a few instances we may have had to change your meeting set in order to accommodate your meeting.”

****************************************

When announcing your schedule, please remind your committee members that they are prohibited from making room set changes in the Convention Center and all hotels. Rooms are set to accommodate all groups and not only one group. If you have any issues onsite with your requested AV or meeting room set, please use the ALA Conference Services phone number that I will send to you prior to the conference.

Below is the list of convention center/hotels for Chicago:

MCP-McCormick Place West

2301 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL 60616

BLACK-Renaissance Blackstone

636 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605

HIL-Hilton Chicago #

720 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605

HRM-Hyatt Regency McCormick

2233 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL 60616

HYATT-Hyatt Regency Chicago*

151 E. Upper Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601

PALM-Palmer House Hilton

17. E. Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603

RAD-Radisson Blu Hotel

221 N. Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60601

SWISS-Swissôtel Hotel

323 E. Upper Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601

*Headquarters Hotel

#Co-Headquarters Hotel

The online scheduler will go live this week at http://2017.alaannual.org/.

As always, if you have any questions about your schedule, please contact your ACRL staff liaison, or me directly at esharpe@ala.org.

Thanks,

Elois Sharpe

ACRL Program Coordinator

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ACRL Communities of Practice Assembly

Discussion ALA 2017 Annual Conference - Meeting Schedule with Room Assignments

by Elois Sharpe (staff) on Thu, Apr 27, 2017 at 03:53 pm

Dear ACRL Communities of Practice Leaders,

Attached is the 2017 ALA Annual Conference schedule with room assignments. Please review your specific meetings for this year’s conference to ensure accuracy regarding your requested meeting times.

A message from ALA Conference Services:

“We made every effort to accommodate everyone, however in a few instances we may have had to change your meeting set in order to accommodate your meeting.”

 ****************************************

Dear ACRL Communities of Practice Leaders,

Attached is the 2017 ALA Annual Conference schedule with room assignments. Please review your specific meetings for this year’s conference to ensure accuracy regarding your requested meeting times.

A message from ALA Conference Services:

“We made every effort to accommodate everyone, however in a few instances we may have had to change your meeting set in order to accommodate your meeting.”

 ****************************************

When announcing your schedule, please remind your committee members that they are prohibited from making room set changes in the Convention Center and all hotels. Rooms are set to accommodate all groups and not only one group.  If you have any issues onsite with your requested AV or meeting room set, please use the ALA Conference Services phone number that I will send to you prior to the conference.

Below is the list of convention center/hotels for Chicago:

MCP-McCormick Place West

2301 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL 60616

BLACK-Renaissance Blackstone

636 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605

HIL-Hilton Chicago #

720 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605

HRM-Hyatt Regency McCormick

2233 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL 60616

HYATT-Hyatt Regency Chicago*

151 E. Upper Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601

PALM-Palmer House Hilton

17. E. Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603

RAD-Radisson Blu Hotel

221 N. Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60601

SWISS-Swissôtel Hotel

323 E. Upper Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601

*Headquarters Hotel

#Co-Headquarters Hotel

The online scheduler will go live this week at http://2017.alaannual.org/.

As always, if you have any questions about your schedule, please contact your ACRL staff liaison, or me directly at esharpe@ala.org.

Thanks,

Elois Sharpe

ACRL Program Coordinator

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Spectrum & Diversity Scholars Community

Discussion English and American Literature Librarian, University of Delaware Library

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Thu, Apr 27, 2017 at 03:37 pm

The University of Delaware Library seeks a creative and dynamic individual for the position of English and American Literature Librarian to join a team of colleagues in the delivery of excellent and responsive research, information and instructional services. This position reports to the Head, Reference and Instructional Services Department.

The position serves as the Library’s liaison to the English and Theatre Departments, and may assume responsibility for other subjects based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and Library needs.

The University of Delaware Library seeks a creative and dynamic individual for the position of English and American Literature Librarian to join a team of colleagues in the delivery of excellent and responsive research, information and instructional services. This position reports to the Head, Reference and Instructional Services Department.

The position serves as the Library’s liaison to the English and Theatre Departments, and may assume responsibility for other subjects based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and Library needs.

The English and American Literature Librarian has responsibility for the provision of instruction, collection development and research support in the assigned subject areas. In collaboration with others, the English and American Literature Librarian also provides general reference services in person and online, including some evening and weekend hours, and provides instruction in the use and searching of electronic and traditional library resources. The position has a reporting responsibility to the Head, Collection Management and Licensed Electronic Content Department for collection-related activities.

Essential responsibilities include: liaison to assigned communities with the ability to develop and sustain effective working relationships and foster collaborations and partnerships with faculty, students and administrators; provision of the entire range of in-person and online reference services; provision of instruction/information literacy services; building of collections that meet the research and curricular needs of undergraduate and graduate students and faculty; development of content for assigned subject areas including course guides, subject guides and other instructional and outreach materials; and active engagement in professional development and other scholarly activities. The expectation is that this position will involve collaboration with faculty and Library colleagues on digital scholarship projects.

For more information, and to apply, please visit http://bit.ly/UDEng17

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ACRL CLS Research for College Librarianship Committee (College Libraries Section)

Discussion Committee meeting scheduled for 5/16/17 at 3:30 PM Central Time

by Jane Currie on Thu, Apr 27, 2017 at 02:57 pm

The ACRL/CLS Research for College Librarianship Committee will meet on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 3:30 PM Central Time in Adobe Connect.  Please see the attached agenda for more information.

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