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#ALA Conference Committee Discusses Future of Conferences, Expansion of Midwinter

This week the ALA Committee Report: ALA Conference Committee, 2013-2014 was posted to ALA Connect.  While I encourage all ALA members to read through the whole report, I wanted to quote two sections that I think will be of special interest (headings mine): 489 more words


#ala See You in Philadelphia for #alaac31

In a recent ALA Connect post to the ALA Conference Committee Connect group ALA staffer Mary Ghikas posted this* current schedule of Midwinter and Annual Conferences from 2012 – 2031: 573 more words


Code of Conduct Survey Results: Your Stories

Welcome to my second post regarding the results of my Code of Conduct surveyPreviously, I shared the cold-hard numbers, which are certainly helpful, but do not reflect the entire story of Code of Conduct violations at ALA Conferences. 4,756 more words

Sexual Harassment

Daniel Cornwall reblogged this on Librarian From Alaska and commented:

Some very creepy stories out of ALA conferences. This is why we need to keep our Code of Conduct.

#alaac14 ALA Council III

Dear Readers,

Here is my much delayed report on ALA Council III, which took place on Tuesday, 7/1/2014, 7:45am-9:15am. Despite the short time schedule for us, we had a… 1,184 more words


#alaac14 ALA Council II

ALA Council II took place in Las Vegas at the LVH/Westgate hotel on Monday, June 30, 2014 at 8:30am. Once again we ended early, not fully realizing what awaited us in Council III. 532 more words


#alaac14 ALA Council I - Reports and Supporting Air Force Libraries

The 2014 Annual Conference of the American Library Association (ALA) ended on July 1, 2014. I didn’t do writeups during conference because the hotel I was staying at, LVH/Westgate did not offer free in-room wifi and I was unwilling to pay $15/day PER DEVICE for it.   596 more words