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Ms. Maggie Farrell

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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Posted By Maggie Farrell Apr 29, 2022 08:06 PM
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Thank you for this discussion and the values of access and equity.  Prior to the pandemic, in-person attendance and conference registration were required for Councilors.  While conferences/LLX were virtual, we were able to try new approaches such as online voting and technology for our work.  Now that ...
Posted By Maggie Farrell Feb 01, 2022 11:24 PM
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Aaron, Thank you for pointing out the budget implications for lifetime membership. There is a new accounting standard that ALA has just adopted in which the lifetime membership is calculated out for the lifetime of a member using an actuarial average. But an audit is different than cash management so ...
Posted By Maggie Farrell Jan 31, 2022 06:10 PM
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ACRL Board members, It has been a busy week between governance meetings, LLX programming, and regular work reflecting the lives of academic members in that we are juggling so much as we enter the third year of the pandemic.  I hope everyone is healthy and taking care.  Attached are the Talking Points ...
Posted By Maggie Farrell Jan 21, 2022 07:01 PM
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Councilors, President Patty Wong and I would like to provide some guidance regarding the Budget Objectives/Programmatic Priorities Action item in our Council III meeting.  Noting that our agenda is quite full, this might provide a bit of background on our discussion to facilitate our time together. ...
Posted By Maggie Farrell Jan 19, 2022 01:17 PM
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Jennifer, A great question and it reminds us that we constantly need to be looking forward.  One analysis is the 5 year budget plan that is updated every Fall.  This looks back 5 years and forward 5 years.  The plan is never final but it helps to see recent patterns and forecasts what might occur.  ...
Posted By Maggie Farrell Oct 27, 2021 09:44 PM
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ACRL Board members, I am sharing meeting information on behalf of ALA President Wong as the ALA Executive Board is scheduled to meet onsite for their Fall Board Meeting, October 29-31, 2021 in Chicago, IL. Fall board meeting materials including the agenda are available on the ALA.org Executive ...
Posted By Maggie Farrell Sep 15, 2021 05:29 PM
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ACRL Board members, LibLearnX will be virtual.  The full announcement is below.  Apologies for duplication as I see that David posted to the general ACRL page but want to be sure that you are aware.  Thank you for your input that contributed to this decision.  Stay well. ALA Announces LibLearnX ...
Posted By Maggie Farrell Sep 08, 2021 11:22 PM
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ACRL Leaders, Following is an update from the Executive Board - The Executive Board is aware of and shares the concerns of ALA members about public health and public policy in Texas, the site of LibLearnX: The Library Learning Experience in January 2022. Event planning is a complex process. We thank ...
Posted By Maggie Farrell Aug 29, 2021 10:06 PM
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ACRL Leadership,  The Executive Board is trying a new communication strategy to share more details regarding our meetings and actions.  Following is a summary of our recent monthly meeting.  The recent statement Opposing Initiatives to Censor Information Resources is a critical academic issue and ...
Posted By Maggie Farrell Jun 28, 2021 04:52 PM
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Jennifer, That is a question for Senior Trustee Pat Wand. I will forward the question to her although she monitors Council Connect. Thank you! Maggie Farrell Dean of Libraries University Libraries University of Nevada, Las Vegas maggie.farrell@unlv.edu Office: 702-895-2286 Web • Twitter ...
Posted By Maggie Farrell Jun 22, 2021 08:16 PM
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ACRL Board members, As your Executive Board liaison, I am sharing with you the Talking Points for the Annual Conference.  What an exciting lineup of speakers!  And programs!   I will attend many of your meetings but please do reach out if you have specific questions or issues that you wish for ...
Posted By Maggie Farrell May 26, 2021 08:42 PM
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Councilors, A reminder - on behalf of the Senior Endowment Trustee, Pat Wand, please find information on 2 upcoming openings on the Endowment Trustees.  Please consider applying to serve our Association in this role.  Please also share the link below with any potential candidates, your constituents, ...
Posted By Maggie Farrell May 06, 2021 07:44 PM
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On behalf of the Senior Endowment Trustee, Pat Wand, please find information on 2 upcoming openings on the Endowment Trustees.  Please consider applying to serve our Association in this role.  Please also share the link below with any potential candidates, your constituents, or any other interested parties.  ...
Posted By Maggie Farrell May 06, 2021 07:40 PM
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ACRL Board members, You may recall that a Working Group was formed to draft an ALA-wide Code of Conduct that will eventually become a standardized code across the organization. The draft code is now available and open for ALA member review so I encourage you all to review and provide your feedback. ...
Posted By Maggie Farrell Apr 01, 2021 09:12 PM
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Councilors - A Council member sent a financial question for the recent Council meeting and the Executive Committee thought this response might be informative for all Council members. The question asked for an update on the release of financial reports.   For FY 2021, we have moved to quarterly reporting ...
Posted By Maggie Farrell Feb 01, 2021 07:13 PM
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ACRL Directors and Finance Committee members, for our meeting tomorrow, I am sharing some details from the Executive Board.  Apologies for the lateness of sharing these details with you. ICYMI - ALA Annual 2021 will be virtual due to the ongoing pandemic combined with uncertainity of Chicago restrictions ...
Posted By Maggie Farrell Jun 27, 2020 12:01 PM
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All, Thank you for the questions.  The travel costs cover some ALA staff travel as related to individuals working partly or fully for Council so the costs will vary by city.    For the % of time for staff dedicated to Council, I would need more time with the Governance and Finance Office to provide that.  ...