Archive for the ‘ALA Conferences’ category

LLAMA Preconferences at the ALA Annual Conference

May 13, 2014

LIBRARY TOUR: LAS VEGAS LIBRARIES, LEGENDS AND HIGH ROLLERS Friday, June 26, 8:00-5:00 Join this full-day tour of new libraries, including: •    Paseo Verde Library in Henderson •    University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) library and special collections •    Windmill Library and Service Center, a LEED gold building The tour will be led by a […]

Annual Conference Scheduler Available

May 13, 2014

The 2014 ALA Annual Conference Scheduler is now open.  If you haven’t used it before, you’ll be impressed at all it can do for you as you plan and organize your conference attendance. You can browse sessions in a number of different ways; you can easily create your own calendar and share it or keep […]

Share your print materials at LLAMA’s PR X-change in Las Vegas

April 23, 2014

Are you wondering how to put your back inventory of calendars, brochures, flyers, postcards, annual reports and other print collateral to good use? Send in your printed promotional materials now to share with colleagues at the 2014 PR Xchange program at ALA Annual conference in Las Vegas, NV.  Hundreds of conference attendees drop-in to the […]

Call for Jurors – Library Building Awards

March 19, 2014

The LLAMA Buildings and Equipment Section (BES) is seeking jurors for the 2015 ALA/AIA Library Buildings Award competition. Jointly sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the prestigious biennial competition recognizes excellence in the architectural design and planning of libraries. The 2015 Juror Application is due via email […]

John Cotton Dana Award accepting entries for outstanding library public relations: Eight $10,000 grants will be awarded

February 3, 2014

The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting submissions for the John Cotton Dana Award (JCD). The award, which is managed by the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) division of ALA, honors outstanding library public relations. Eight $10,000 grants are awarded each year by the H.W. Wilson Foundation and the annual Awards Reception is […]

Mentoring Program Application Available until Feb 7

January 29, 2014

The application deadline to apply to the LLAMA Mentoring Program has been extended to February 7, 2014. LLAMA is home to both experienced and new library professionals, across all types of libraries, and each year the mentoring program pairs librarians who are currently in leadership positions with librarians who want to expand their knowledge base […]

2014 ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Awards Competition Opens

January 29, 2014

The Online Entry Form for the 2014 ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Awards is now available.  This biennial competition is co-sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and the International Interior Design Association (IIDA).  The awards honor excellence in library interior design. Award winners demonstrate excellence in aesthetics, design, creativity, function, and satisfaction of the client’s […]

Enhance your career skills and professional reputation with LLAMA’s Midwinter Career Institute

December 18, 2013

Writing or editing for a professional publication is a great way to build skills and advance your career.   Are you are interested in expressing your opinion, telling a story or sharing an experience?   Are you conducting research that you want to publish? Are you looking for new professional development opportunities to enhance your skills? Do […]

New Professionals Section established in LLAMA!

December 13, 2013

We are very happy and excited to announce the formation of a New Professionals Section within LLAMA.  The NPS has been established to enable LLAMA to provide better targeted services to new library professionals and LIS students.  If you are attending Midwinter in Philadelphia, there will be an opportunity to network and determine future directions […]

LLAMA Midwinter Happy Hour Announced

December 13, 2013

Plan to join the LLAMA Membership Committee and members from around the country for good cheer and fun at LLAMA’s Midwinter Meeting Happy Hour, Sunday, January 26, at 6:30 pm.  We’ll have a private room at Smokin’ Betty’s, just down the street from the convention center.  Food and drinks will be on your own, and […]