Category: ALA

The First Rule of ALA Executive Board is You Don’t Talk About ALA Executive Board

Ok, not really. At least, I don't think so. Based on how many people I talked with at MidWinter who didn't know about the election process or what Executive Board does it might be. 🙂 Several people contacted me and asked me to elaborate on the Executive Board process and experience I mentioned in my MidWinter reflections … Continue reading The First Rule of ALA Executive Board is You Don’t Talk About ALA Executive Board

Now the Real Work Begins

Yesterday while I was traveling and taking some much needed downtime away from the internet ALA announced the results for their recent elections. I was pleased to see my bid for Councilor-at-Large was successful. Thank you to everyone who voted for me and for all your support. I hope to live up to expectations, I … Continue reading Now the Real Work Begins

I Want to Know Your Thoughts on ALA. Love it? Hate it? Tell Me Why

Over the years I've heard complaints about ALA and reasons for not belonging many along the lines of the ones Jim Rettig mentions in his recent article Is the Association Ripe for Rebellion? It costs too much. It should be possible to join one of the Association’s 11 divisions without joining ALA. It doesn’t care about … Continue reading I Want to Know Your Thoughts on ALA. Love it? Hate it? Tell Me Why

Designing Digital Experiences for Library Websites #ala10

On Sunday I had the honor of presenting with David Lee King,Toby Greenwalt, and John Blyberg. It was amazing to be on a panel with them and I learned a lot by listening to their presentations. Toby has shared his along with some notes. They are doing some amazing things at Skokie. David has posted … Continue reading Designing Digital Experiences for Library Websites #ala10