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Discussion Meeting Agenda for March 26, 2014

by Tess Prendergast on Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 12:48 pm

CAL Advisory Committee Meeting Wednesday March 26, 2014 Agenda

 

  1. Welcome back and welcome new members

 

  1. Meeting plans: hybrid approach to our committee meetings and committee work
    1. Conference calls – 1 meeting per month (1/2 hour – 1 hour max)
    2. ALA Connect Chats – 2 chats per month (1/2 hour each)

 

CAL Advisory Committee Meeting Wednesday March 26, 2014 Agenda

 

  1. Welcome back and welcome new members

 

  1. Meeting plans: hybrid approach to our committee meetings and committee work
    1. Conference calls – 1 meeting per month (1/2 hour – 1 hour max)
    2. ALA Connect Chats – 2 chats per month (1/2 hour each)

 

  1. New, emerging topics of interest in the field: Brainstorm as a committee any ideas they might have about topics of interest that we could try to generate pieces for the journal about: i.e. diversity in children’s books is hot right now.

 

  1. Reading submissions check-in - what does Sharon have that she can distribute to committee for review – committee members can tell Tess their areas of expertise to help Sharon distribute manuscripts for review

 

  1. Discuss ways to promote submissions to CAL across sectors: Practitioners, students, faculty and other related practitioners – what to say, how to say it, ideas for how to encourage submissions on the range of pieces that CAL needs
    1. Best practices
    2. Scholarly articles on topics of interest to practitioners
    3. Shorter opinion pieces
    4. Other?

 

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Discussion Meeting Location

by Christina Desai on Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 04:29 pm

Our meeting will be on Sunday, June 26 in MAR Balconies L-N. That's the New Orleans Marriott, 555 Canal Street. We will start at 8:30. We're in All Committee Meeting Group I.

To determine editorial policy for the ALSC journal Children and Libraries, subject to review by the ALSC Board. To suggest themes for forthcoming issues. To recommend resource people for articles and review. To review materials for publication upon request by the editors.

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