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Online Doc Book Proposal Contest for the Beta Phi Mu Scholars Series

by Andrea Falcone on Thu, Oct 5, 2017 at 12:43 pm

Do you have a great idea for a book? 

The editorial board for the Beta Phi Mu Scholars Series is encouraging proposal submissions and offering a prize of $250.00 sponsored by Rowman & Littlefield for the best proposal and an opportunity to pursue a book contract.  

Do you have a great idea for a book? 

The editorial board for the Beta Phi Mu Scholars Series is encouraging proposal submissions and offering a prize of $250.00 sponsored by Rowman & Littlefield for the best proposal and an opportunity to pursue a book contract.  

Please provide detailed answers to the attached prompts, along with required documentation. To be eligible, proposals must be submitted electronically to Andrea Falcone, Editor, at bpmseries@gmail.com by 11:59 p.m. on November 15th, 2017.  Submissions will be evaluated by the Beta Phi Mu Scholars Series Editorial Board.  The contest winner will be contacted in December 2017. 

 About the Series

Books published as part of the Scholars Series advance knowledge in the discipline and profession of library and information science. More information about the series can be found here

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Online Doc NYPL "Between Two Worlds"

by Alec McFarlane on Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 12:51 pm

I think the membership may appreciate this recent article from the NYPL that features our very own Alice L. Hagemeyer, the Honorary ALA Member:

http://www.nypl.org/blog/2013/04/03/between-two-worlds-memoirs-children-deaf

Online Doc President's Report - Virtual Membership Meeting

by Ron Jankowski on Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 09:44 am

ALA President Molly Raphael prepared this Report prior to the Virtual Membership Meeting detailing her work over this past year on behalf of the Association and libraries. She discusses her Presidential Initiatives, meetings with publishers and author groups about eBooks and Libraries, as well as the work of several Task Forces. 

Online Doc BARC Financial Report - Background for Meeting

by John Chrastka on Wed, May 16, 2012 at 01:03 pm

Attached is a preliminary report prepared by the Budget Analysis and Review Committee (BARC) covering ALA finances as a background document for the Virtual Membership Meeting.  

Online Doc Guidelines for Resolutions, Memorials and Tributes

by John Chrastka on Wed, May 16, 2012 at 01:06 pm

Attached are Guidelines for preparing and submitting Resolutions, Memorials, and Tributes to come before the ALA Virtual Membership Meeting. Any member may offer a Resolution, with a seconder, for consideration at the Meeting. Resolutions must be received by 3pm CDT on May 30th for consideration.

Attached are Guidelines for preparing and submitting Resolutions, Memorials, and Tributes to come before the ALA Virtual Membership Meeting. Any member may offer a Resolution, with a seconder, for consideration at the Meeting. Resolutions must be received by 3pm CDT on May 30th for consideration.

When preparing a resolution for submission to the Resolutions Committee for consideration, please fill out the Resolution eForm available at http://www.ala.org/aboutala/governance/council/resolutionwebform. Although, you are not required to complete every portion of the form, any information you provide will help to expedite the resolution process. Please post your proposed Resolution as a "Document" here in the Members group as well. All Resolutions, Memorials and Tributes must be recieved via the eForm and posted to the Member group no later than May 30, 2012, 3:00 p.m. CDT.

Questions and concerns about Resolutions, Memorials and Tributes can be addressed to Larry Romans, chair, Resolutions Committee, via alaresolutions@ala.org. The Resolutions Committee will review all moved and seconded resolutions and may suggest changes to the form and langauge of a Resolution, Memorial or Tribute for clarity and to assist the body in its consideration.

The guidelines, resolution eform, and samples are also available at: http://www.ala.org/aboutala/governance/council/resolution_guidelines

 

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Online Doc Procedures to Govern the ALA 2012 Virtual Membership Meeting

by John Chrastka on Mon, May 7, 2012 at 01:00 pm

The attached Procedures will be used to govern the ALA Virtual Membership Meeting on June 6, 2012.

Online Doc President's Report - Spring 2012

by John Chrastka on Mon, May 7, 2012 at 12:59 pm

A report to the Board from ALA President Molly Raphael is attached as a background document for the 2012 Virtual Membership Meeting. 

Online Doc Executive Director's Report - Spring 2012

by John Chrastka on Mon, May 7, 2012 at 12:58 pm

The Spring 2012 report to the Board from ALA Executive Director Keith Michael Fiels is attached as a background document for the 2012 Virtual Membership Meeting. 

Online Doc ALA Strategic Plan

by John Chrastka on Mon, May 7, 2012 at 12:58 pm

The ALA 2011 - 2015 Strategic Plan is attached as a background document for the 2012 Virtual Membership Meeting.  More information about the ALA planning process can be found at http://www.ala.org/aboutala/missionhistory/plan.

Online Doc Member Survey - Topics for the 2012 Virtual Membership Meeting

by John Chrastka on Mon, May 7, 2012 at 12:56 pm

The ALA Committee on Membership Meetings fielded a survey to all members from Monday, March 26th - Monday, April 9th 2012 to ask members to select from several potential discussion topics to add to this year's agenda.  The survey questions and summary results are attached.

Discussion threads for the top 4 topics along with a thread on e-books have been added here on Connect.  Please join in the conversation here and at the Virtual Membership Meeting on June 6th.

 

 

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Join ALA President Molly Raphael and Executive Director Keith Michael Fiels for the ALA 2012 Virtual Membership Meeting on Wednesday, June 6th from 3:00pm - 4:30pm CDT, online.  Space is limited to 1,000 members.  Please register at https://ala.ilinc.com/register/yzxhzss and participate in pre-meeting discussions here in the ALA Members group on Connect.

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