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  • 1.  Resolutions for the 2020 Virtual Council Meetings

    Posted May 19, 2020 05:34 PM
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    The following message is sent on behalf of Mike Marlin, chair, of the ALA Resolutions Committee.


    Attached are Guidelines for preparing and submitting Resolutions, Memorials, and Tributes to come before the ALA Virtual Council Meetings on Tuesday, June 23rd (Council I and II) and Saturday, June 27th (Council III).  Any councilor, with seconder, may offer a resolution for consideration at the Virtual Council Meeting provided the resolution has been reviewed by the ALA Resolutions Committee.  All resolutions must be received by the ALA Resolutions Committee at  by Monday, June 8 no later than 4:30 p.m. CDT. No resolutions or testimonials are allowed after that.

    When preparing a resolution for submission to the Resolutions Committee for consideration, please also fill out the Resolution e-Form available  at  Although in some cases some components of the e-form may not be applicable, please try to be as complete as possible. Any information you provide will help to expedite the resolution process.

    To allow other Councilors time to consider your resolution, please post your proposed resolution as a "Document" to the Council list,

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

    For more detailed information regarding how to prepare resolutions, please visit: 

    For more information about the 2020 Virtual Council Meetings:


    Mike Marlin

    Chair, ALA Resolutions Committee

    Marsha P. Burgess
    Council Secretariat
    American Library Association/ALA

  • 2.  RE: Resolutions for the 2020 Virtual Council Meetings

    Posted May 19, 2020 05:40 PM
    Is there any word on how resolutions should be made at the virtual membership meeting?


    Dr. John Sandstrom, MLIS MPA
    College Professor and Acquisitions Librarian
    New Mexico State University Library

  • 3.  RE: Resolutions for the 2020 Virtual Council Meetings

    Posted May 19, 2020 05:43 PM

    Yes, I will post under the ALA Member area in ALA Connect tomorrow.


    Marsha P. Burgess, ALA Council Secretariat/Governance

    American Library Association

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