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Discussion Quarterly Report September 2015

by Cindy Lombardo on Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 02:19 pm
Reporting Period*: September 15
Name of Committee or Task Force*: Odyssey Award Committee
Priority Group Area *: Book & Media Awards (PGC V)
Current Chair(s)*: Cindy Lombardo
Chair's Email*: cindy.lombardo@cpl.org
Co-Chair's email (if applicable):
Reporting Period*: September 15
Name of Committee or Task Force*: Odyssey Award Committee
Priority Group Area *: Book & Media Awards (PGC V)
Current Chair(s)*: Cindy Lombardo
Chair's Email*: cindy.lombardo@cpl.org
Co-Chair's email (if applicable): cindy.lombardo@cpl.org
Incoming Chair (if known):  
Committee/Task Force Members*: Krista Britton
Chris Robert Durr
Cindy A. Lombardo
Joella Peterson
Heather Stout
Sue A. Abramhamson
Stephanie R. Charlefour
Maren C. Ostergard
Katie Anne Richert
Has the committee recently reviewed its function statement to ensure the charge meets the responsibilities of the priority group area, recent changes to the professional environment, and facilitates the implementation of the ALSC Strategic Plan? Note: Recommendations should be submitted to Organizations & Bylaws. *: Yes
Summarize work accomplished, decisions reached, and follow-up action needed (objectives, timetable, and assignments) since your last meeting.*: Committee members have been busy listening to and evaluating submitted titles in preparation for discussion at the midwinter meeting.
Please describe the activities or resources the committee has created since the last report that have specifically supported and furthered ALSC’s Strategic Plan? http://www.ala.org/alsc/aboutalsc/stratplan*: Nothing to report
Please list other ALSC committees you think you could collaborate with on issues or projects to help further your work:: Not applicable
Please list any suggestions you have for future education topics, publications, or online resources (such as toolkits) to be developed based on the committee’s work? Please be as detailed as possible.: Not at this time
If you are a virtual committee or task force, what is your primary method for holding meetings or communicating?:  
When you communicate electronically, how are you preserving the work of the committee for the next committee?*: Saving emails in folder to forward to next chair.
For non book and media award chairs- Did you attend or watch the online committee/task force orientation? http://www.ala.org/alsc/aboutalsc/coms (Award/Notable chairs attend a face-to-face orientation).*: Not applicable (Book or Media Award/Notable chair)
If you are the chair of a virtual committee/task force, have you reviewed the resources available in the Best Practices for Virtual Committee Work wiki? http://www.ala.org/alsc/aboutalsc/coms*: Not applicable (primarily meet face-to-face)
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Event 2016 Odyssey Award Committee Meeting II (ALSC)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 11:31 am

The 2016 Odyssey Award committee will be preparing to evaluate and consider recordings published from November 1, 2014 to October 31, 2015 for the 2016 award.

Online Doc May 15 2015 Odyssey Committee Report

by Cindy Lombardo on Fri, May 1, 2015 at 12:23 pm

Additionally, please upload a copy of this report to your committee or task force space in ALA Connect so that future committee chairs and members have access to the committee's history.

Marsha Burgess
ALSC Program Coordinator
alsccommittees@ala.org 

Additionally, please upload a copy of this report to your committee or task force space in ALA Connect so that future committee chairs and members have access to the committee's history.

Marsha Burgess
ALSC Program Coordinator
alsccommittees@ala.org 

Reporting Period*: May 15
Name of Committee or Task Force*: Odyssey Award Committee
Priority Group Area *: Book & Media Awards (PGC V)
Current Chair(s)*: Cindy Lombardo
Chair's Email*: cindy.lombardo@cpl.org
Co-Chair's email (if applicable): cindy.lombardo@cpl.org
Incoming Chair (if known): --
Committee/Task Force Members*: Krista K. Britton
Chris Robert Durr
Cindy A. Lombardo
Joella Peterson
Heather Stout
Sue A. Abrahamson
Stephanie R. Charlefour
Maren C. Ostergard
Katie Anne Richert
Has the committee recently reviewed its function statement to ensure the charge meets the responsibilities of the priority group area, recent changes to the professional environment, and facilitates the implementation of the ALSC Strategic Plan? Note: Recommendations should be submitted to Organizations & Bylaws. *: Yes
Summarize work accomplished, decisions reached, and follow-up action needed (objectives, timetable, and assignments) since your last meeting.*: Since early February the committee has been receiving, listening and discussing submissions for this award.
Please describe the activities or resources the committee has created since the last report that have specifically supported and furthered ALSC’s Strategic Plan? http://www.ala.org/alsc/aboutalsc/stratplan*: Not applicable.
Please list other ALSC committees you think you could collaborate with on issues or projects to help further your work:: Not applicable.
Please list any suggestions you have for future education topics, publications, or online resources (such as toolkits) to be developed based on the committee’s work? Please be as detailed as possible.: Not at this time.
If you could recommend a research topic, pertaining to the realm of your committee’s work, to an academic colleague, what would you request s/he research and why? (In other words, what gaps in research do you see in this particular area?): Nothing at this time.
If you are a virtual committee or task force, what is your primary method for holding meetings or communicating?:  
When you communicate electronically, how are you preserving the work of the committee for the next committee?*: Posting minutes in committee's ALA Connect space.
For non book and media award chairs- Did you attend or watch the online committee/task force orientation? http://www.ala.org/alsc/aboutalsc/coms (Award/Notable chairs attend a face-to-face orientation).*: Not applicable (Book or Media Award/Notable chair)
If you are the chair of a virtual committee/task force, have you reviewed the resources available in the Best Practices for Virtual Committee Work wiki? http://www.ala.org/alsc/aboutalsc/coms*: Not applicable (primarily meet face-to-face)

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Event 2016 Odyssey Award Committee Meeting (ALSC)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 02:56 pm

This is an introductory meeting for the 2016 Odyssey Award Committee.

More information about this conference session

To annually select the best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults, available in English in the United States during the preceding year and, if desired, to also select honor titles.

 

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