Archive for October 2007

Prize for the “best” strategic initiative for LAMA’s FY09 action plans

October 28, 2007

LAMA members: As part of my “50 Ways to LEAD Your LAMA” theme, I am announcing a $500 cash prize from an anonymous donor for the division member who proposes the best strategic initiative for our FY09 action plans, as judged by the LAMA Executive Committee. While LAMA expects to adopt many of the ideas […]

Diana V. Braddom FRFDS Scholarship

October 21, 2007

Goals The goals of the scholarship program are to offer librarians and/or staff members from all types of libraries an opportunity to learn new fundraising skills enabling them to increase funding to their libraries from public, private and corporate sources. Recipient The LAMA Diana V. Braddom FRFDS Scholarship, made possible through the personal generosity of […]

EBSCO Travel Award

October 21, 2007

Here is an excellent funding opportunity for you or your staff to help fund Annual Conference participation. The EBSCO ALA Conference Sponsorship provides ten $1,000 awards for actual reimbursed expenses to help librarians attend ALA’s Annual Conference. To apply for this award, applicants must submit an essay of no more than 250 words addressing, how […]

2008 Ingenta Research Award Call for Submissions

October 21, 2007

Ingenta Research Award Joan Stein, Chair, Ingenta Award Jury 2007-2008 Library Research Round Table, Past-Chair 2007-2008 Purpose The Ingenta Research Award is given annually by the Library Research Round Table of the American Library Association to support research projects about acquisition, use, and preservation of digital information. Example areas of research include: The analysis of […]

Former LAMA President Joseph Kimbrough Dies

October 9, 2007

Joseph Kimbrough, 1973-74 president of the Library Administration and Management Association (LAMA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), passed away on August 15, 2007. He was 77 years old. See ALA press release for more information.

LAMA seeks nominations for division awards

October 9, 2007

The Library Administration and Management Association (LAMA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), seeks nominations for the 2008 Recognition of Group Achievement Award, Leadership Award and President’s Award. The deadline for nominations and supporting materials is December 2, 2007. The LAMA Recognition of Group Achievement Award recognizes groups or committees that provide outstanding […]