Archive for the ‘Buildings and Equipment’ category

“The Greening of America’s Libraries” New E-Book From LLAMA and ACRL

October 23, 2013

LLAMA and the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) announce the publication of The Greening of America’s Libraries: LEEDing the Way. Written by Mary M. Carr and Steven L. Carr, United States Green Building Council (USGBC) trained and certified accredited LEED-AP professionals and librarians, this digital publication introduces librarians and design professionals to the […]

Call for Webinar Proposals for Winter/Spring 2014

September 26, 2013

Do you have a good idea for a webinar topic? Now you can share your expertise and reach a wide audience by presenting a LLAMA webinar. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) is now accepting webinar proposals for Jan. – Apr., 2014. All interested presenters or program organizers are encouraged to submit proposals.  Presenters […]

LLAMA webinar presents road map for facilities design

June 18, 2013

The bricks and mortar of libraries are seemingly permanent, yet the activities and services they are designed to deliver have been radically transformed in recent years. More change is on the horizon as the digital era progresses and libraries respond to the shifting needs of their users. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will […]

AIA/ALA Library Building Awards Announced – Celebrating 50 years!

May 31, 2013

In honor of the 50th anniversary, The American Library Association (ALA) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) have selected six recipients to receive the 2013 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards.  Biennially, representatives from ALA and AIA gather to celebrate the finest examples of library design by architects licensed in the U.S. The awards will be […]

2013 ALA/AIA Library Building Awards Competition Now Open

November 9, 2012

The 2013 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards Call for Entries is now available.  The awards, managed by ALA/LLAMA and the American Institute of Architects (AIA), encourage excellence in the architectural design and planning of libraries and recognize accomplishments in library architecture.  The deadline for submission is 5:00pm Eastern Time on January 11, 2013. Any library building […]

LLAMA Webinar Proposal Forms Now Available!

October 24, 2012

Share your expertise and reach a wider audience by presenting a LLAMA webinar. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting proposals for its hugely popular webinar programs. All interested presenters or program organizers are encouraged to submit proposals. More information and webinar proposal forms […]

LLAMA Webinar Helps You Navigate through Physical and Virtual Library Planning

August 15, 2012

The library of the future needs to be a vibrant learning hub and an intellectual crossroads where the physical and the virtual spaces connect. The transition from a physical library plan into a blended service model requires a solid methodology. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present a new webinar, “Physical and Virtual […]

Call for 2013 program proposals

June 8, 2012

From Lee Anne Hooley, LLAMA Program Committee Chair: leeanne_hooley@harvard.edu Greetings, LLAMA is soliciting programs for 2013 and beyond. If you have an idea for a program, no matter how new, the program committee would love to meet with you and discuss it. Attached is a Doodle poll with a list of available times to meet […]

LLAMA webinar helps you develop a free online management system

June 4, 2012

Library managers are discovering that the ever-expanding world of social media can be their most effective tool for communication, supervision and project management.  The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) presents “Online Management Systems: Wielding Web 2.0 Tools to Manage and Track Projects Collaboratively,” on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, from 1:30 to 3:00 pm Central […]

Reception will feature library interior design award winners

May 23, 2012

You are invited to an open reception honoring the winners of the 2012 ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Awards. Sponsored by the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) and the Buildings and Equipment Section of the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), these biennial awards honor excellence in library Interior Design, incorporating aesthetics, design creativity, function and […]