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ALA Midwinter

Since leaving Chicago, there’s been a great deal of snow in many places. In some ways, that’s been wonderful, as after I left Chicago, I went to visit friends and stayed inside just reading. 1,162 more words


My Valentine's Day Don’ts

Valentine’s Day is almost here .The time to see who’s going out with who, who has been eyeing who and who is getting dumped. But there are certain things you should avoid doing this year. 503 more words


#ALAMW15 #alacouncil III

Here are my rough notes from Council III of ALA Midwinter 2015. Some of the documents links for reports and resolutions may be problematic. Eventually everything should be sorted out and posted to  1,017 more words


#ALAMW15: Tributes

Many Conferences the Council of the American Library Association (ALA) passes tribute resolutions honoring individuals and institutions that have made significant contributions to libraries. These individuals and institutions need not be librarians or libraries. 100 more words


#ALAMW15: Memorials

Every conference, the Council of the American Library Association (ALA) takes a few minutes to remember librarians of note whose deaths have been brought to our attention since the last Conference. 204 more words


Dear Admissions Officer, Can I Revoke My Admission?

Remember the day you received that call from the Admission office and you were told you got admitted to ALA? You started fantasizing about all the things you were going to do when you get here. 365 more words


ALA Midwinter 2015: ALA Council II

Here are my rough notes and links for ALA Council II. One controversial resolution was withdrawn and another postponed till Council III.

2014-2015 ALA CD#8.2_Rev_2115_act… 935 more words