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Mr. Mike Marlin

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Posted By Mike Marlin Jan 31, 2023 06:57 PM
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Dear Alex, Thanks so much for helping to relaunch the DCC and please add me to the list! MikeM & Teddy the Assistant Canine Librarian Mike L. Marlin Director, California Braille and Talking Book Library ALA Councilor at Large Sacramento, CA Email: mmarlin33.3@gmail.com Mobile: (916) 243-9778
Posted By Mike Marlin May 12, 2022 01:17 PM
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Hi Holly, do you know approximately how much time we need to devote to the committee on committees? I'm interested but I'm also very busy with many other projects so that information would help me make a determination whether to throw my hat in the ring. Thank you. Disclaimer: please excuse mistakes ...
Posted By Mike Marlin Mar 26, 2022 12:24 PM
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Dear fellow Councilors, First of all, I appreciate all the input thus far and look forward to continuing the conversation. Here's what I've been thinking about as we approach the March 30 session. In my opinion, the methodology to achieve wide representation on both Board and Council is the most difficult ...
Posted By Mike Marlin Jan 24, 2022 11:00 AM
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Dear Joy, One of the problems with the Espionage Act is that there is no ability to defend against it, which the resolution clearly states. So, although a trial surely would take place if Assange were extradited to the U.S., you would only hear one side of the argument, that of the prosecution, i.e. ...
Posted By Mike Marlin Jan 24, 2022 01:14 AM
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Dear Council colleagues, In the Constitution and Bylaws Committee report presented at Council 2 I made reference to codification of LibLearnX discussions between Conference Services, ALA Governance Staff, Conference, Policy Monitoring, and Constitution & Bylaws Committees. One of the committee members ...
Posted By Mike Marlin Jan 16, 2022 07:36 PM
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Another clear, sobering, and important messaging resolution which I truly appreciate. Grammar caucus notes, comma after "Whereas" needs to be removed in Whereas #8! First letter of each Resolved clause needs to be lower case, i.e. acknowledges, apologizes, commits, communicates, creates... p.s. ...
Posted By Mike Marlin Jun 28, 2021 12:40 PM
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Here is the full text if anyone would like to read it. Thanks again for the the honor of serving. Resolution to Express Sentiments of Gratitude by the Outgoing Resolutions Committee Chair Whereas the 2020-21 Resolutions Committee provided guidance for the inclusion within resolutions of references, ...
Posted By Mike Marlin Jun 21, 2021 06:25 PM
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Dear Roberto, John, Et. Al., because we're heading into the Annual meeting/conference there is a Virtual Membership Meeting (Sunday, June 27 @1:30PM Central) for which ALA members can move and second resolutions, so the movers do not necessarily need to be ALA Councilors unless the resolutions are slated ...
Posted By Mike Marlin Jan 12, 2021 01:13 AM
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Dear fellow Councilors, The Council meetings for the ALA 2021 Midwinter meetings are only two weeks away, so I thought I'd resend the message sent out a few weeks ago as a reminder to send in your resolutions now or in the not too distant future. Thanks to those of you who have already submitted resolutions ...
Posted By Mike Marlin Jun 01, 2020 01:48 PM
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Dear fellow Councilors,   This message is a reminder about the submission deadline for forthcoming virtual Membership and Council meetings. All resolutions, including memorials, testimonials, and tributes,  are due by Monday, June 8, 2020, no later than 4:30 PM Central Daylight Time . ...
Posted By Mike Marlin Jan 21, 2019 07:02 PM
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Hi Sarah, I too am interested in seconding as a Councilor at Large if it's still possible. Thanks. - MM Mike L. Marlin Director, California Braille and Talking Book Library ALA Councilor at Large Sacramento, CA Email: mmarlin33.3@gmail.com Mobile: (916) 243-9778
Posted By Mike Marlin Jan 14, 2019 01:30 AM
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Ann, Please add me as a seconder as Councilor at Large. Thanks. Mike L. Marlin Director, California Braille and Talking Book Library ALA Councilor at Large Sacramento, CA Email: mmarlin33.3@gmail.com Mobile: (916) 243-9778
Posted By Mike Marlin Mar 16, 2017 03:31 PM
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Hi Doug, One ASCLA member suggested that all instances of "should" be changed to "must" but I felt that wasn't universally appropriate, but wanted IFC to know that this opinion exists. You will find an attempt to incorporate disability and accessible formats into the overall EDI framework. Let me know ...
Posted By Mike Marlin Mar 16, 2017 03:30 PM
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LBR Draft Equity, Diversity, Inclusion_ALA Connect-1_0 MMTrackChangesEdits2.docx
Posted By Mike Marlin Jul 11, 2014 04:47 PM
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Dear Councilors, I am appending my comments below about virtual accessibility (or lack thereof) that I wrote on the Council list. Like many others, I would be amenable to supplemental virtual meetings interspersed with Face to Face meetings but I think the governing Council, like most other ...