Archive for April 2008

Spring 2008 Issue Available Now

April 20, 2008

The new issue of Library Administration & Management (Spring 2008) is now available online for all LAMA members. Note that you must sign in to the website before you can view the content. Of particular interest are the exclusive color photos of all winning entries in this year’s John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award. […]

David Magellan Horth will speak at LAMA President’s Program

April 19, 2008

The 2008 President’s Program from the Libraray Administration and Management Association (LAMA) will feature David Magellan Horth speaking about “Visual and Verbal Literacy – Skills for Contemporary Leadership.” The program will be presented Sunday, June 29, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the American Library Association’s annual conference in Anaheim, Calif. “Leadership is about your […]

Molly Raphael receives Arthur Flemming Civil Rights Award

April 19, 2008

Molly Raphael, Vice President/President-elect of the Library Administration and Management Association (LAMA), and the Director of Libraries for Multnomah County, Oregon, has been awarded the Arthur Flemming Civil Rights Award for her efforts to increase diversity in library employment, collections and programming. This award is given by the Managers of Color affinity group of Multnomah […]

LAMA Honored by ALA-Allied Professional Association

April 19, 2008

Jenifer Grady, Executive Director of the ALA-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) announced that the Library Administration and Management Association (LAMA) will be recognized as an ALA-APA Angel in celebration of the organizations first five years of service. Also honored are 29 other people and organizations that have helped ALA-APA grow and flourish, particularly in the area […]

LAMA Offers New Books

April 19, 2008

The Library Administration and Management Association (LAMA) has announced the publication of two new books by LAMA members. “New Supervisors in Technical Services: A Management Guide Using Checklists,” edited by Emily Bergman and Andrea Kappler, is designed to help new supervisors get through tough management situations, such as negotiation and discipline, help them manage their […]

Reminder – 2008 LAMA Preconference Scholarship Opportunity for “An Inside Look at Leadership

April 10, 2008

The Library Administration and Management Association will award three $500 scholarships for “An Inside Look at Leadership”, a LAMA preconference being held at the American Library Association annual conference in Anaheim, CA, on June 27, 2008. The preconference is presented in partnership with The Pacific Institute (, and is intended for everyone in leadership positions […]

ACRL and LAMA release space planning wiki

April 7, 2008

ACRL and the Library Administration and Management Association (LAMA) recently released a new resource for architects and others planning higher education library spaces. In response to frequent inquiries for information about planning academic library buildings, the associations have partnered to develop a basic framework for architects, planners and librarians embarking on planning and design of […]

Last Call for LAMA PR Makeover Entries

April 7, 2008

Tired of the same old graphics and design on your library’s publicity materials? Do you have a brochure that could use more pizzazz? Maybe your public relations material could use a makeover. Don’t miss this great opportunity to get expert assistance and raise your library’s promotional materials to new heights. The Swap and Shop Committee […]

Seeking applications for Associate Editor, “Library Administration & Management”

April 7, 2008

LAMA is currently seeking applications for the position of Associate Editor for Library Administration & Management (LA&M). This is an exciting time for the quarterly magazine as it transitions to a web-only publication. The html features with their rich graphical images and the editor’s blog provide a glimpse of the new look and features that […]