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  1. Cicely Phippen Marks Scholarship Recipient

    Alina's Journey...... I was the 2008 recipient for the ALA Cicely Phippen Marks scholar as a graduate student at the University of Michigan School of Information, as well as the School of Information- John Deere scholar; and the Otis Smith scholar (s ...

    AALICEA - 07/12/2019 - 10:47 - Education & Careers

  2. Unreturned Materials as Barriers to Access

    With public libraries increasingly eliminating fines as a means of reducing barriers to library access, Milwaukee Public Library and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Information Studies dared to ask the most basic question: why don’t people ...

    SHOFMANN - 07/15/2019 - 09:53 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  3. Additional Resources- Strategic Planning for Diversity

    Additional Resources You may also want to take advantage of these resources: ALA Online Learning Opportunities on issues of diversity Diversity Standards: Cultural Competency for Academic Libraries (2012) Standards developed by the Racial and Ethnic Diver ...

    AHAYES - 07/11/2019 - 10:45 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  4. Goals- Strategic Planning for Diversity

    Mission and Vision The mission or vision statement for the diversity plan usually distills the organization’s diversity definition and the environmental scan into a direct statement of how the library currently operates within the community and what it st ...

    AHAYES - 07/11/2019 - 10:51 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  5. Goals- Strategic Planning for Diversity

    Mission and Vision The mission or vision statement for the diversity plan usually distills the organization’s diversity definition and the environmental scan into a direct statement of how the library currently operates within the community and what it st ...

    AHAYES - 07/11/2019 - 10:34 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  6. Needs- Strategic Planning for Diversity

    Assessing Need—The Environmental Scan Diversity planning can vary depending on location, population, resources and climate. It is helpful to review what similar institutions have developed, but it is also important to assess the internal climate of your o ...

    AHAYES - 07/11/2019 - 10:35 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  7. Defining Diversity- Strategic Planning for Diversity

    Defining Diversity The language that we use to do diversity work is important and may vary from region to region or institution to institution. There are many terms that are sometimes used interchangeably when developing diversity programming. To help you ...

    AHAYES - 07/11/2019 - 10:38 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  8. Serving Non-English Speakers

    This American Library Association (ALA) study provides new information about library services and programs developed for non-English speakers, including the effectiveness of services, barriers to library use, most frequently used services and most success ...

    AHAYES - 07/10/2019 - 13:59 - About ALA

  9. Alabama Short Takes for Trustees

    Welcome to Short Takes for Trustees Courses can be shown during Trustee meetings to stimulate discussion about the important role that Trustees play in the governance of their libraries, or Trustees can watch individually. Click the video links below to a ...

    BNAWALINSKI@ALA.ORG - 07/09/2019 - 15:16 - United for Libraries

  10. Trustee Training for Alabama Libraries

    This page is for Alabama Trustees, library directors, and library staff as part of a statewide purchase facilitated by the Alabama Public Library Service. If you are not associated with an Alabama library, please visit the Trustee Training main page for m ...

    BNAWALINSKI@ALA.ORG - 07/09/2019 - 15:18 - United for Libraries