Archive for the ‘2009 Annual’ category

Champagne Dreams on a Minimal Budget: Cost Conscious Library Space Designs

August 16, 2009

Champagne Dreams on a Minimal Budget: Cost Conscious Library Space Designs Sponsor: LLAMA BES ALA Annual 2009 (Chicago) The library customer not only wants, but expects more from libraries now. Three library systems will show how they made budget conscious designs work to meet their changing service models. Some libraries have expanded into the strip […]

Listening to the Customer: Using Assessment Results to Make a Difference

July 18, 2009

Listening to the Customer: Using Assessment Results to Make a Difference Sponsor: LLAMA LOMS ALA Annual 2009 (Chicago) This valuable program reviews three different outcome-based assessment tools being successfully used by large and small universities and statewide public libraries. The program focus is on how the tools (i.e. outcomes assessment, LIB-QUAL and self-developed customer surveys, […]

Annual Conference Happenings

June 29, 2009

In addition to LLAMA’s great programs, there are dozens of meetings and special events of note at the upcoming conference:   Friday, July 10 Building Blocks 101:  A Space Planning Guide with Hands-On Experience Come experience the wonders of the Chicago Merchandise Mart. Learn how to use basic planning guidelines and the new edition of […]

Patricia Martin will speak at LLAMA President’s Program

June 19, 2009

Author and consultant Patricia Martin will speak at the LLAMA President’s Program on Sun., July 12, 1:30-3:00 pm at the Fairmont Hotel International Ballroom.  Martin is one of the nation’s foremost authorities on the emerging marketplace created by the convergence of art, entertainment, education, and technology. She is president of LitLamp Communications Group, an award-winning […]

Swap & Shop Mailing Labels now Available

June 16, 2009

Entries for the 2009 Swap & Shop program at the ALA Annual Conference can be mailed to Chicago’s McCormick place using mailing labels available at the following page:

BES Program at Annual

April 21, 2009

LLAMA BES:  LIBRARY 2.0 BUILDINGS:  CREATING ZONES WITH HEART Buildings for College and University Libraries Committee Saturday, July 11, 2009; 1:30 – 3:30 PM Library 2.0 is a philosophy of library service centered on library users, virtual and physical spaces and constant change which helps create library zones with the needs of users in mind.  […]

Interested in Government Information?

April 16, 2009

The ALA Legislation Committee and ALA/GODORT have requested a LLAMA representative at a forum on access to government information during the 2009 ALA Annual Conference.  The forum is on Friday, July 10, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.  If you will be at the conference on Friday morning and have interest in attending this meeting on behalf of LLAMA, please email […]

LLAMA Tour at Annual

April 10, 2009

There is still time to register for one of LLAMA’s renowned pre-conferences that will take place on Friday, July 10, 2009, in Chicago. Uncommonly Sustainable: The New Information Commons at Loyola University Chicago, this on-site pre-conference at the Richard J.Klarchek Information Commons at Loyola University Chicago offers the opportunity to see and experience first hand […]

2009 AIA/ALA Library Building Award Recipients Announced

March 16, 2009

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of the American Library Association, and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced today the eight recipients for the 2009 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards. Biennially, representatives from the AIA and the American Library Association (ALA) gather to celebrate the finest examples of library design by architects […]

LLAMA preconferences in Chicago address wide range of topics

March 3, 2009

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), will offer a wide range of topics during seven preconferences at this year’s ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. Preconferences will take place Fri., July 10. from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Registration is available through the ALA Annual Conference Web site at An Inside Look at Leadership […]