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Event Facebook Forum on PLA 2012

by Julianna Kloeppel (staff) on Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 02:09 pm

https://www.facebook.com/placonference

placonference.org

http://connect.ala.org/node/167139 -I'm building a faq of sorts.

 

Discussion Pennsylvania Library Association (and partners) literacy initiative

by Julianna Kloeppel (staff) on Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 02:08 pm

http://www.paforward.org/

"What is PA Forward?

The Pennsylvania Library Association’s 21st Century Literacies Initiative, PA Forward, was conceived to give voice to what the library community already knows, and what other states throughout the nation are also recognizing:

With the right support, libraries are ideally positioned to become the community centers of information, technology, and learning that will fuel educational and economic opportunity for all of our citizens.

http://www.paforward.org/

"What is PA Forward?

The Pennsylvania Library Association’s 21st Century Literacies Initiative, PA Forward, was conceived to give voice to what the library community already knows, and what other states throughout the nation are also recognizing:

With the right support, libraries are ideally positioned to become the community centers of information, technology, and learning that will fuel educational and economic opportunity for all of our citizens.

Libraries have moved far beyond just being book repositories. They’re agile institutions serving real-life needs. Libraries can be key to powering progress and elevating the quality of life in PA by fueling the types of knowledge essential to success: Basic Literacy, Information Literacy, Civic and Social Literacy, Health Literacy, and Financial Literacy." http://www.paforward.org/Home/PoweringProgress/WhatisPAForward.aspx

I finally have some time to look through this site tonight.

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Discussion Booths at PLA 2012 question

by Julianna Kloeppel (staff) on Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 02:08 pm

I just had a phone call from a company asking me where to find information about booths at PLA2012 conference. Fortunately, that information is immediately available at this part of the PLA2012 website: http://placonference.org/forexhibitors. They should probably then take a look at Booth Reservation in the left navigation.

 

 

Discussion ALA Connect Redesign- a few extra links for PLA Members

by Julianna Kloeppel (staff) on Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 02:05 pm

The redesign team sent us a helpful message which we added some links to.

ALA’s redesigned ALA Connect space went live.  If you use ALA Connect or would like to check it out, the following help documents are now publicly available in the “Help” community on Connect.

 

The redesign team sent us a helpful message which we added some links to.

ALA’s redesigned ALA Connect space went live.  If you use ALA Connect or would like to check it out, the following help documents are now publicly available in the “Help” community on Connect.

 

 

PLA specific links:

PLA Board on ALA Connect: http://connect.ala.org/node/64035

PLA Committee Chairs on ALA Connect: http://connect.ala.org/node/73475 The all ALA Member Chair FAQ at http://connect.ala.org/chair-faq has been updated too.

Find a PLA Committee on ALA Connect: http://connect.ala.org/taxonomy/term/23705

Reply via email to an email from ALA Connect: http://connect.ala.org/node/104622

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Discussion I missed the beginning or end of a PLA Webinar

by Julianna Kloeppel (staff) on Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 02:01 pm

We're sometimes asked this question after a webinar.

Here's the response:

The webinar will be recorded, and all registrants will have unlimited access for one year to the archived recording.

This webinar (and its archived recording) is intended for the sole use of the webinar registrant, whether an individual or a group. Neither individual nor group registration includes permission to rebroadcast or redistribute this webinar to another individual or to another group not covered in the initial registration. Thank you for your cooperation.

We're sometimes asked this question after a webinar.

Here's the response:

The webinar will be recorded, and all registrants will have unlimited access for one year to the archived recording.

This webinar (and its archived recording) is intended for the sole use of the webinar registrant, whether an individual or a group. Neither individual nor group registration includes permission to rebroadcast or redistribute this webinar to another individual or to another group not covered in the initial registration. Thank you for your cooperation.

http://www.ala.org/pla/onlinelearning/webinars

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Event E-Books Webinar Series

by Julianna Kloeppel (staff) on Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 02:00 pm

http://www.ala.org/pla/onlinelearning/webinars/2012ebookseries (register for the whole series from this link)

Webinar Schedule

Click the webinar's title below for its complete description, learning outcomes, fees, times and how to register.

http://www.ala.org/pla/onlinelearning/webinars/2012ebookseries (register for the whole series from this link)

Webinar Schedule

Click the webinar's title below for its complete description, learning outcomes, fees, times and how to register.

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Event Webinar Creating a Digital Media Lab at Your Library (registration closes 1/23/12)

by Julianna Kloeppel (staff) on Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 02:00 pm

Creating a Digital Media Lab at Your Library
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Creating a Digital Media Lab at Your Library
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Instructors: R. Toby Greenwalt and Mikael "Mick" Jacobsen This webinar will explore the new wave of creative spaces appearing in public libraries all over the United States and explain why libraries have an essential role to play in digital media creation. Toby Greenwalt and Mick Jacobsen from the Skokie (Ill.) Public Library will share their insights on how to sell the concept of a Digital Media Lab to library administration, set up a space that fits any budget, and offer programs and services that maintain public interest over time.

Register online. Registration closes 1/23/11

Instructors

R. Toby Greenwalt, virtual services coordinator, Skokie (Ill.) Public Library; Mikael "Mick" Jacobsen, supervisor of Adult Computer Labs, librarian, Skokie (Ill.) Public Library.

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Event Free webinar registration: Managing Traditional & Social Media for Libraries

by Julianna Kloeppel (staff) on Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 01:57 pm

Managing Traditional & Social Media for Libraries presented 5/31/12

See: http://www.ala.org/pla/onlinelearning/webinars/media

Thursday, May 31, 2012

  • 2:00–3:00 PM Eastern
  • 1:00–2:00 PM Central
  • 12:00–1:00 PM Mountain
  • 11:00 AM–12:00 PM Pacific

Discussion Volunteer for PLA Conference Program Subcommittees

by Julianna Kloeppel (staff) on Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 01:57 pm

PLA Members may volunteer for upcoming PLA program subcommittees here: http://www.ala.org/pla/about/committees

If you need help with the form, email or call me. I don't have your password, but you can reset it here: http://www.ala.org/Template.cfm?Section=login&template=/Security/NoPassword.cfm

PLA Members may volunteer for upcoming PLA program subcommittees here: http://www.ala.org/pla/about/committees

If you need help with the form, email or call me. I don't have your password, but you can reset it here: http://www.ala.org/Template.cfm?Section=login&template=/Security/NoPassword.cfm

Attendance at the Annual Conference and Midwinter meetings is typically needed for these hardworking committees. I've sat in on some of the meetings - they're really interesting!

PLA Annual Conference Program Subcommittee (2013, 2014, 2015 etc...)

To work with PLA staff to develop PLA programming for the ALA Annual Conference;

- to identify and develop program topics;

- to stimulate program development and implementation among members and membership units;

- to review and approve individual programs;

- to approve presenters and coordinators of individual programs;

- to act as liaisons to program organizers if necessary;

- to facilitate high-quality presentations.

PLA 2014 Program Subcommittee (PLA National Conference 2014, 2016, 2018, etc...)

To work with the National Conference Committee and PLA staff to develop the programming for the National Conference; to identify and develop program topics for the conference and pre- and post-conferences; to stimulate program development and implementation among members and membership units; to review and approve individual programs and program scheduling; to approve presenters and coordinators of individual programs; to recommend to the PLA Board of Directors for their approval pre- and post-conferences; to coordinate schedule and program with PLA staff; to act as liaisons to program organizers to facilitate high quality presentations.

The proposal cycle as of 12/27/11:

The deadline for PLA (National) Conference proposals is usually November, 2 years before the conference. For PLA’s participation at ALA Annual Conference, program proposals are usually due the May before the Annual Conference, so May 2012 for ALA Annual Conference 2013.

PLA’s upcoming conferences and institutes are listed here: http://www.ala.org/pla/education

ALA’s upcoming conferences are listed here: http://ala.org/ala/conferencesevents/upcoming/index.cfm

Submit a Program Proposal for Annual Conference 2013: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/JZBW22T

 



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