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ACRL Communities of Practice Assembly

Event ACRL Board Document Deadline - Fall Board Meeting

by Allison Payne-IL (staff) on Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 10:18 am

The ACRL Fall Board Meeting will be held virtually on October 26, 2017. Action and discussion requests for Board consideration should be submitted to apayne@ala.org by Thursday, October 12, 2017.

Documents for Board consideration: due Thursday, October 12, 2017

To submit a document (e.g., petition to establish a new ACRL unit, funding request, resolution, task force report, etc.) for Board consideration, follow the steps below.

The ACRL Fall Board Meeting will be held virtually on October 26, 2017. Action and discussion requests for Board consideration should be submitted to apayne@ala.org by Thursday, October 12, 2017.

Documents for Board consideration: due Thursday, October 12, 2017

To submit a document (e.g., petition to establish a new ACRL unit, funding request, resolution, task force report, etc.) for Board consideration, follow the steps below.

  1. Complete a Board of Directors action form of discussion form working with your ACRL staff and Board liaisons. Requests for supplemental funding should comply with ACRL Policies and Procedures.
  2. Email your Board action or discussion form and supporting documents to Allison Payne with copy to your staff and Board liaisons by the deadline. If you need an extension, please contact Allison in advance of the deadline, so that space can be allocated in the draft Board meeting agenda.
  3. Please expect an email acknowledging receipt of your submission within one business day of submission. If you do not receive a confirmation, please email again or call Allison at 312-280-2519.

 Best,
Allison Payne
ACRL Program Officer

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ACRL Division-level Committee Leaders

Event ACRL Board Document Deadline - Fall Board Meeting

by Allison Payne-IL (staff) on Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 10:17 am

The ACRL Fall Board Meeting will be held virtually on October 26, 2017. Action and discussion requests for Board consideration should be submitted to apayne@ala.org by Thursday, October 12, 2017.

Documents for Board consideration: due Thursday, October 12, 2017

To submit a document (e.g., petition to establish a new ACRL unit, funding request, resolution, task force report, etc.) for Board consideration, follow the steps below.

The ACRL Fall Board Meeting will be held virtually on October 26, 2017. Action and discussion requests for Board consideration should be submitted to apayne@ala.org by Thursday, October 12, 2017.

Documents for Board consideration: due Thursday, October 12, 2017

To submit a document (e.g., petition to establish a new ACRL unit, funding request, resolution, task force report, etc.) for Board consideration, follow the steps below.

  1. Complete a Board of Directors action form of discussion form working with your ACRL staff and Board liaisons. Requests for supplemental funding should comply with ACRL Policies and Procedures.
  2. Email your Board action or discussion form and supporting documents to Allison Payne with copy to your staff and Board liaisons by the deadline. If you need an extension, please contact Allison in advance of the deadline, so that space can be allocated in the draft Board meeting agenda.
  3. Please expect an email acknowledging receipt of your submission within one business day of submission. If you do not receive a confirmation, please email again or call Allison at 312-280-2519.

 Best,
Allison Payne
ACRL Program Officer

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Virtual Communities and Libraries

Discussion Genealogy in Virtual Worlds (join ACRL VWIG meeting) Oct 15

by Valerie Hill on Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 05:19 pm

The ACRL Virtual World Interest Group October meeting will share a session open to anyone interested in genealogy -jointly sponsored by the American Library Assoc Virtual Communities in Libraries Member Interest Group.

Session Title: GENEALOGY IN VIRTUAL WORLDS

Where:  Community Virtual Library in Second Life (meeting space)
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/28/156/24

When:  SUN 10/15/2017 Noon - 1pm Pacific Time

The ACRL Virtual World Interest Group October meeting will share a session open to anyone interested in genealogy -jointly sponsored by the American Library Assoc Virtual Communities in Libraries Member Interest Group.

Session Title: GENEALOGY IN VIRTUAL WORLDS

Where:  Community Virtual Library in Second Life (meeting space)
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/28/156/24

When:  SUN 10/15/2017 Noon - 1pm Pacific Time

Presenter:  Kilandra Yeuxdoux

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Virtual Worlds Interest Group (ACRL)

Discussion GENEALOGY IN VIRTUAL WORLDS 10/15/2017 noon PacTime

by Valerie Hill on Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 05:18 pm

The ACRL Virtual World Interest Group October meeting will share a session open to anyone interested in genealogy -jointly sponsored by the American Library Assoc Virtual Communities in Libraries Member Interest Group.

Session Title: GENEALOGY IN VIRTUAL WORLDS

Where:  Community Virtual Library in Second Life (meeting space)
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/28/156/24

The ACRL Virtual World Interest Group October meeting will share a session open to anyone interested in genealogy -jointly sponsored by the American Library Assoc Virtual Communities in Libraries Member Interest Group.

Session Title: GENEALOGY IN VIRTUAL WORLDS

Where:  Community Virtual Library in Second Life (meeting space)
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/28/156/24

When:  Sunday, Oct 15th, 2017 Noon - 1pm Pacific Time

Presenter:  Kilandra Yeuxdoux

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ALCTS

Discussion Hurry and register today for the ALCTS webinar Taking Your Visuals to the Next Level

by Brooke Morris (staff) on Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 02:52 pm

Enhance Your Presentations by Taking Your Visuals to the Next Level 

Need to improve the visual aspects of your presentations? Looking to build on the design skills you already have? Join instructor Tiffany Davis on Wednesday, September 27, from 1 pm to 2 pm CT for the webinar Taking Your Visuals to the Next Level, which will provide details for creating a stellar presentation.

Enhance Your Presentations by Taking Your Visuals to the Next Level 

Need to improve the visual aspects of your presentations? Looking to build on the design skills you already have? Join instructor Tiffany Davis on Wednesday, September 27, from 1 pm to 2 pm CT for the webinar Taking Your Visuals to the Next Level, which will provide details for creating a stellar presentation.

During this webinar, Davis will explore basic design elements and how you can implement these in your presentations, as well as tips for using PowerPoint and Prezi and how you can get the most out of infographics and posters. 

Registration Fees

$43 ALCTS members; $59 nonmembers; $129 groups

To Register

Register online using the online learning registration site. You will be prompted to login with your ALA member ID or create a guest account, to begin the registration process.

Register by mail (purchase order or check) by completing this print registration form. Tip: If you’re unable to open this “register by mail” link, right-click the link and save the form to your computer.

For questions or comments related to this or other ALCTS events, contact Megan Dougherty, ALCTS Continuing Education Program Officer, at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5038 or mdougherty@ala.org

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PLA Board of Directors

Discussion PLA Board Meeting - Fall 2017

by Megan Stewart (staff) on Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 02:22 pm

Public Library Association

Board of Directors
2017 Fall Meeting
Noon-4:30, Monday, September 25
8:30 am-4 pm, Tuesday, September 26

Meeting Location
Executive Boardroom (Third Floor), Omni Chicago Hotel, 676 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611

Group Meals
Monday, September 25
•6:00pm: PLA Board Dinner at Siena Tavern, 51 W. Kinzie St., Chicago, IL 60654

Public Library Association

Board of Directors
2017 Fall Meeting
Noon-4:30, Monday, September 25
8:30 am-4 pm, Tuesday, September 26

Meeting Location
Executive Boardroom (Third Floor), Omni Chicago Hotel, 676 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611

Group Meals
Monday, September 25
•6:00pm: PLA Board Dinner at Siena Tavern, 51 W. Kinzie St., Chicago, IL 60654

Tuesday, September 26
•7:30am-9:00am: Breakfast at Birds Nest, 676 Restaurant, Omni Hotel Chicago
•12:00pm-1:00pm: Lunch at Birds Nest, 676 Restaurant, Omni Hotel Chicago

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ACRL Government Relations Committee

Online Doc Government Relations Committee 9.11.2017 Meeting Agenda

by Barbara Petersohn on Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 01:42 pm

Government Relations Committee

Meeting Agenda

September 11, 2017 3 pm (EDT)

Via Conference Call

 

         I.            Introduction and welcome

 

       II.            Approval of draft minutes from July

 

     III.            Review Purpose

 

    IV.            Discussion of other projects taken on this year

Government Relations Committee

Meeting Agenda

September 11, 2017 3 pm (EDT)

Via Conference Call

 

         I.            Introduction and welcome

 

       II.            Approval of draft minutes from July

 

     III.            Review Purpose

 

    IV.            Discussion of other projects taken on this year

  1. Proposal for a Legislative Toolkit for academic librarians
  2. 10 travel scholarships to Library Legislative Day (late 2017/early 2018)

 

      V.            Solicit volunteers to work on the Legislative Toolkit proposal

               

    VI.            NLLD scholarships

 

   VII.            Legislative Agenda – pre-work

 

 

 VIII.            Other concerns to discuss at this time/ questions/

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