Archive for May 2010

Swap and Shop Materials Needed!

May 29, 2010

Does your library produce interesting, eye-catching, beautiful bookmarks, brochures, fliers, posters, magnets, and other materials to promote your library’s wonderful services and resources?  Do you have extra inventory you can spare?  If so, please contribute them to the Swap and Shop:  PR X-Change at this year’s American Library Association annual conference in Washington. This is […]

Call for volunteers or nominations for New Leader’s Representative to the LLAMA Board of Directors

May 28, 2010

The newly revised LLAMA bylaws call for an appointment to the LLAMA Board of Directors of a New Leader’s Representative.  The concept of the New Leader’s Representative is to include the fresh and vital perspective of a relatively new member of LLAMA in the Association’s strategic planning and decision making.  This will be a full […]

Call for volunteers or nominations for LLAMA Treasurer

May 28, 2010

LLAMA members passed a major bylaws revision in the April 2010 election.  One provision of the new bylaws is the addition of the position of Treasurer to the LLAMA Board of Directors and  Executive Committee, a position to be appointed by the LLAMA President-elect.  The Treasurer will replace the Chair of the Budget and Finance […]

LLAMA Adopts New Bylaws

May 12, 2010

With nearly 100% approval, LLAMA members adopted a new set of bylaws for the organization. The new, less prescriptive bylaws help create a more nimble organization by eliminating structural legacies that impede the work of members, and will encourage the integration of sections and committees into ongoing strategy development. Key changes include the creation of […]

Janine Golden Elected LLAMA Vice-president/President-elect

May 12, 2010

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) has elected Dr. Janine Golden as Vice-president/President-elect for 2010-2011. Dr. Golden is an Assistant Professor in the School of Library and Information Studies at Texas Woman’s University, where she has worked since 2007. “I see a tremendous opportunity for LLAMA as a professional organization to forge a closer […]

RL Librarian Chat in Second Life

May 10, 2010

ACRL and LLAMA have offered to allow the promotion of this event as a free opportunity for professional awareness and development. The RL Librarian Chat is a monthly discussion series that features real life librarians talking about their real life (RL) jobs. Presented by ACRL and LLAMA, the discussion series is being revived after a […]

LLAMA Announces New Webinars for Middle Managers

May 6, 2010

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) announced today a line-up of three interactive webinars designed to meet the needs of middle managers. Each of the 60-90 minute programs will feature library consultant Dr. Julie Todaro. “These short webinars provide materials that are often needed right away by the middle manager, whether newly hired or […]