Archive for January 2014

Mentoring Program Application Available until Feb 7

January 29, 2014

The application deadline to apply to the LLAMA Mentoring Program has been extended to February 7, 2014. LLAMA is home to both experienced and new library professionals, across all types of libraries, and each year the mentoring program pairs librarians who are currently in leadership positions with librarians who want to expand their knowledge base […]

2014 ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Awards Competition Opens

January 29, 2014

The Online Entry Form for the 2014 ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Awards is now available.  This biennial competition is co-sponsored by the American Library Association (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 […]

FDLP Survey

January 22, 2014

The ALA Committee on Legislation (COL) is interested in your perceptions regarding the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP).  In June 2012, COL formed a Task Force on the FDLP to discuss the future of the program and how ALA might develop consensus within our membership to present a united voice on policy considerations.  The Task […]

New Member Spotlight

January 22, 2014

Laura Blessing, Director, Library Human Resources, at North Carolina State University, is featured in the latest Member Spotlight. You can read about Laura here. Throughout the year, the Membership Committee features a new member in the Member Spotlight. It’s a great way for you to you meet your colleagues and find members with similar interests. […]

LLAMA Leadership Development Seminar Helps You Discover Your Leadership Style

January 7, 2014

When you think of a leader, who comes to mind?  Mahatma Gandhi?  Nelson Mandela?  Steve Jobs? What about you?   Do you see yourself as a leader?  Or can’t you imagine ever being a Director?  Everyone has the potential for leadership, but it can be intimidating.  There are many different types of leaders and many different […]