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Volunteer for ALA and Council Committees for 2010–2011

Molly Raphael, American Library Association (ALA) president-elect, is encouraging members to volunteer for ALA and Council committees during the 2011–2012 appointment process. Raphael is chairing both the Committee on Appointments and Committee on Committees. To volunteer for a committee, complete the online committee volunteer form.

Apply for the Bogle Pratt International Travel Fund

The American Library Association is accepting applications for the 2011 Bogle Pratt International Library Travel Fund sponsored by the Bogle Memorial Fund and the Pratt Institute School of Information and Library Science. An award of $1,000 is given to an ALA personal member to attend their first international conference. An international conference may be defined as a conference sponsored by an international organization or a conference held in a country other than your home country. The deadline to submit applications is January 1, 2011. The winner will be announced after the ALA Midwinter Meeting in San Diego. See the web site for more information.