Archive for the ‘LLAMA Sections’ category

ALA/IIDA Interior Design Award Entry Form is now available

January 22, 2016

The Online Entry Form for the 2016 ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Awards is now available.  This biennial competition is co-sponsored by 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 objectives. The competition is […]

LLAMA webinar explores how to deal with an underachieving employee

December 18, 2015

Do you feel prepared to fire an employee when it may be the best thing to do for them and the organization? If not, you are not alone. When faced with a chronically under-performing employee, many managers feel at a loss for what to do. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “One […]

Juror Application Available for 2017 ALA/AIA Library Building Awards

November 2, 2015

The LLAMA Buildings and Equipment Section (BES) is seeking jurors for the 2017 ALA/AIA Library Buildings Award competition. Jointly sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the prestigious competition recognizes excellence in the architectural design and planning of libraries. The 2017 Library Building Awards Juror App is due via […]

E-book/Webcast package helps planning library expansion or renovation

June 19, 2015

Ann Hamilton was involved in academic library building projects for many years, most recently enlarging an academic research library from 100,000 to 200,000 square feet, but she couldn’t find a book that addressed each step of a construction project from the earliest planning stages through post construction details. “The majority of books on the market […]

2015 PR Xchange Award Winners Announced

June 16, 2015

For Immediate Release Monday June 15, 2015— LLAMA’s Public Relations and Marketing Section (PRMS) PR Xchange Committee is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s “PR Xchange Award Competition” for library publicity materials. Nearly 375 entries in print and electronic formats were submitted from over 100 institutions including public, academic, school, state, and special […]

LLAMA Schedule Available for Annual 2015

May 5, 2015

See the schedule of LLAMA’s exciting programs, meetings and events at Annual 2015 in San Francisco here

Stepping Into the Director Role: Preparing for the Part (a LLAMA Preconference)

April 24, 2015

As Director positions open up, is the next generation of leaders ready to assume those positions and transform the libraries in their community? Have you wondered how to reach that new level in your career or what it takes to become an effective new library director? In this full-day preconference, new library directors will detail […]

LLAMA Career Institute: “Mind Over Matter — Sustainable Success for Library Leaders”

April 6, 2015

Do you have days on the job – even the job you love – when it feels like a pressure cooker? Faced with a demanding schedule, an impossibly long “to do” list, and staff and patrons and board members who need your attention, you feel drained, frazzled, ineffective, and less than the leader you truly […]

Six Recipients Selected for the 2015 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards

April 6, 2015

The American Library Association (ALA) and The American Institute of Architects (AIA) selected six recipients to receive the 2015 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards. The awards, managed by the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of ALA, and the American Institute of Architects (AIA), encourage excellence in the architectural design and planning of libraries […]

Now accepting submissions for the 2015 John Cotton Dana Award

February 6, 2015

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