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Federal experts to walk libraries through government red tape and unfunded mandates at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference

 
ORLANDO, Fla.—Ever felt frustrated by the prospect of another unfunded mandate from the federal, local or state government? Empower yourself, your library and your community by learning to navigate major e-government resources and websites by attending “E-Government Services At your Library: Conquering An Unfunded Mandate,” a conference session that takes place at the 2016 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Orlando, Fla.

VMM15: Your historic opportunity to vote on a VMM resolution

CHICAGO — Be one of more than 500 members who will have the first-time ever opportunity to vote on a resolution submitted via the Virtual Membership Meeting (VMM15). American Library Association (ALA) members can make their voices heard regarding the organization’s strategic direction and budget priorities by sharing their ideas and experiences and offering their suggestions during the annual Virtual Membership Meeting (VMM).

COA announces accreditation decisions made at 2015 Midwinter Meeting

CHICAGO —The Committee on Accreditation (COA) of the American Library Association (ALA) announces accreditation actions taken at the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Chicago.

Initial accreditation status was granted to the following program, with the next comprehensive review visit scheduled to take place in fall 2021:

  • Master of Library Science at East Carolina University.

Continued accreditation status was granted to the following programs, with the next comprehensive review visits scheduled to take place in fall 2021:

COA announces accreditation actions taken at 2014 Midwinter Meeting

CHICAGO — The Committee on Accreditation (COA) of the American Library Association (ALA) announces accreditation actions taken at the 2014 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia.

Accreditation decisions

Initial accreditation status was granted to the following program, with the next comprehensive review visit scheduled to take place in fall 2020:

Kingma to speak on innovation and quality in education

CHICAGO — Bruce Kingma, former associate dean of the ALA-accredited Master of Science in Library and Information Science program and associate provost for entrepreneurship and innovation at Syracuse University, and Dodson visiting professor at the LIS program at the University of British Columbia, has been selected keynote speaker for the Association of Specialized and Professional Accreditors (ASPA) fall meeting, Sept. 9, 2013, at the Baltimore Hyatt Regency. The program topic is Academic Innovation and Entrepreneurship.