CHICAGO — Attendees of the ALA 2015 Annual Conference in San Francisco are invited to attend a special presentation highlighting the ALA Chapters’ Career Development Facilitator Training from 1 - 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 28, 2015. The program will be held in the Moscone Convention Center – 2001W.
CHICAGO — Attendees of the American Library Association’s (ALA) 2015 Annual Conference in San Francisco are invited to meet the 2015 class of Emerging Leaders (EL) at a poster session and reception from 3 - 4 p.m. on Friday, June 26, 2015.
The ALA 2015 class of ELs will showcase their final projects at the poster session, which will take place in the Moscone Convention Center, room 3014-3016W. All are welcomed and encouraged to attend. Light refreshments will be served.
CHICAGO — An exciting service is now part of the ALA JobLIST Placement Center. The JobLIST Placement Center offers all conference attendees the opportunity to have a "headshot" photo package created. Any attendee can sign up for an appointment with ALA's conference photography team to have a professional photo taken and set of digital images created for the attendees' use in job applications, social media and other networking opportunities. Sign-up now.
CHICAGO — As part of its continuing efforts to help job seekers and employers make connections, the ALA JobLIST Placement Center will host an Open House/Job Fair from 10:30 a.m. – noon on Sunday, June 28 from in the JobLIST Placement Center during the ALA 2015 Annual Conference in San Francisco. The JobLIST Placement Center will be located in the Moscone convention Center – 104N.
CHICAGO — During the upcoming American Library Association’s (ALA) 2015 Annual Conference in San Francisco, the ALA JobLIST Placement Center will provide complimentary career counseling sessions. Confidential sessions will be conducted from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 27 and 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 28. Sign-up now.
CHICAGO — American Library Association (ALA) President Courtney Young will partner with ALA Chapters to provide training for a national cohort of 22 librarians from a cross section of libraries to become certified Career Development Facilitators (CDF). President Young stated, "I am grateful for the strong interest from the chapters in partnering with me on this program. It was inspiring and heartwarming to read all of the applications.
CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting applications for the 2015 class of Emerging Leaders. Details on the program criteria as well as a link to the application can be found on the Emerging Leaders Web page.
CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) has selected Elizabeth June-Heline Dobbins of Fuquay Varina, N.C., as the recipient of the 2014 Tony B. Leisner Scholarship.
The $3,000 scholarship, named for an active ALA member and former member of the ALA Council, is awarded to a library support staff member pursuing a master’s degree in library and information studies. The scholarship was established with funds donated by Leisner.
CHICAGO - The New Members Round Table (NMRT) announced Kate Tkacik as its representative in the 2014 Emerging Leaders program. Tkacik is currently working as a business librarian with the Bank of Montreal Business Research Group in Chicago.