Past Community Forums

ALSC hosts quarterly online forums for members called community forums. These community forums are held on ALSC's web conference software, Adobe ConnectDuring the forum participants can chat live with members of the ALSC Board and the ALSC President. Members who cannot participate in the live chat can submit questions via email (Dan Bostrom, or Twitter (use the hashtag #alscforum). A transcript is also provided after the chat is finished. 

Past Forums


December 2013
Topic: partnerships

August 2013
Topic: new media in libraries
Access the recorded webcasts from August 20 & 21 *

May 2013
Topic: Caldecott 75th Anniversary
Access the recorded webcasts from May 9 & 14 *

February/March 2013
Topic: eBooks and children’s services
2/26 Community Forum Transcript *

* 2013 Forums were held in Adobe Connect and are viewable with audio.


December 2012
Topic: advocacy
12/3 Community Forum Transcript
12/5 discussion moved to ALSC-L electronic discussion list

August 2012
Topic: dues restructuring
8/8 Community Forum Transcript
8/9 Community Forum Transcript

April 2012
Topic: online participation
4/10 Community Forum Transcript

Topic: ALSC Membership Meeting
2/22 Community Forum Transcript


October 2011
Topic: division news

Community Forum Questions
Follow Up Discussion

*Please note that all forums prior to 2013 took place in ALA Connect. Current forums take place on Adobe Connect. 

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