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Eileen Palmer

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Posted By Eileen Palmer Oct 12, 2021 1:45 PM
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Greetings, I address this question to our colleagues on the Executive Board and/or ALA Staff.  I've recently been asked about the August 18th Executive Board statement that says, in part: ALA member leaders and staff pledge to join with library workers, libraries, and state and regional library associations ...
Posted By Eileen Palmer Sep 16, 2021 9:00 AM
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Thanks for those comments Jessamyn. You articulated so well what I was thinking. I decided in early September that I could not, in good conscience, attend in person and I know many others were feeling that way too. I hope that ALA is carefully considering its as yet unannounced winter conference sites ...
Posted By Eileen Palmer Jul 15, 2021 11:23 AM
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Greetings, I was wondering when the schedule for Council meetings during LibLearnX will be finalized?  I see on the LibLearnX site that meetings are scheduled for Council I and Council II only.  Will there be a Council III and, if so when will we know the schedule?  Will ALA/APA Council meet?  I know ...
Posted By Eileen Palmer Jun 29, 2021 11:58 AM
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Martin, I wanted to ask this during Council but it took me too long to get my thoughts together and raise my hand -- what is the timeline for feedback  for the IF & Social Justice subgroup regarding 19.6?   Are we free to post it now for feedback and, if so, where should feedback be directed?  After ...
Posted By Eileen Palmer Jun 28, 2021 8:07 AM
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Rodney, thank you so much, these are very helpful! Eileen Palmer -- Eileen M. Palmer Executive Director Libraries of Middlesex Automation Consortium NJLA Chapter Councilor to the ALA 27 Mayfield Ave. Edison, NJ 08837 (732) 750-2525 ext. 103 (732) 225-0910 (fax) empalmer@lmxac.org On 6/27/2021 10:05 PM, ...
Posted By Eileen Palmer Jun 27, 2021 10:42 AM
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Greetings Chapter Councilors, this is a reminder that the Chapter Councilors Forum is scheduled for this afternoon at 5pm CDT, 3pm PDT, 4pm MDT, 6pm, EDT.  The link to attend is here: Join Zoom Meeting https://ala-events.zoom.us/j/98663464813?pwd=c1VQb2p6OXpOeS9RaU5vL3Rkb3k4Zz09 Meeting ID: 986 6346 ...
Posted By Eileen Palmer Jun 26, 2021 11:36 AM
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Thanks Jules. I shared the particulars with Marsha who, as always, has been very helpful. Eileen -- Eileen M. Palmer Executive Director Libraries of Middlesex Automation Consortium NJLA Chapter Councilor to the ALA 27 Mayfield Ave. Edison, NJ 08837 (732) 750-2525 ext. 103 (732) 225-0910 (fax) empal ...
Posted By Eileen Palmer Jun 26, 2021 8:54 AM
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What is the limit to the number of people that can attend a Council Forum session? I heard from a couple people who said the had registered but were not able to in at last night's session. Thanks Eileen Sent from BlueMail
Posted By Eileen Palmer Jun 22, 2021 2:53 PM
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John and Roberto, thank you both for your responses to my question. I look forward to the debate on this resolution. I appreciate the points on both sides of this issue and look forward to better understanding each position. Many of the librarians I represent are anxious to move forward on changes ...
Posted By Eileen Palmer Jun 22, 2021 8:27 AM
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Roberto, thank you for presenting these resolutions. As one of those consortia who have adopted local practices to begin addressing this issue we look forward to LC taking action. Our process was longer than it would have been had LC taken action already. Has your resolution been reviewed/supported ...
Posted By Eileen Palmer Jun 21, 2021 9:29 AM
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Good morning, I have been asked to share the attached comments on ALA's reorganization with Council.  The comments are from former ALA President and Honorary Member Betty Turock.   Betty has followed this process closely and I appreciate both her analysis and her life long commitment to ALA service. ...
Posted By Eileen Palmer Jun 21, 2021 9:29 AM
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Posted By Eileen Palmer May 25, 2021 9:38 AM
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Greetings, I'm working on a program for library staff focused on patron privacy and how/if issues have changed during the pandemic.  I will be covering issues like wellness calls, COVID screening/masking/vaccination, assuring privacy in contactless pick up, etc.  I'm also interested in any privacy oriented ...
Posted By Eileen Palmer Apr 20, 2021 12:10 PM
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Greetings, I'm passing along this feedback to ACRL from the NJ ACRL chapter and NJLA College and Universities Section.   New Jersey Response to ACRL National Conference 2021 fees While it is not a Council issue, I wanted to share their concerns since they address a topic we're all dealing with either ...
Posted By Eileen Palmer Apr 19, 2021 11:16 AM
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I agree with Will and Christine.  And it's not just this discussion group.  Sadly there is no longer any one place within ALA under which consortia can come together to discuss issues important to us.  And even groups that were promised to continue will take on a different focus such as this group.  ...
Posted By Eileen Palmer Jan 21, 2020 1:12 PM
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Thank you Susan!?? On my schedule. Eileen -- Eileen M. Palmer Executive Director Libraries of Middlesex Automation Consortium NJLA Chapter Councilor to the ALA Chair, ALA Committee on the Status of Women in Librarianship 27 Mayfield Ave. Edison, NJ 08837 (732) 750-2525 ext. 103 (732) 225-0910 (fax) ...