Archive for May 2016

LLAMA webinar helps you cultivate better supervisor relationships by “managing up”

May 26, 2016

How would you describe your relationship with your supervisor?  Is it collaborative?  Or, is it the dreaded top-down?  If yours is a top-down relationship, you may be at risk for feeling powerless, disengaged and ultimately ineffective.  Although you may not be able to change your boss, you can improve your relationship significantly by learning how […]

Call for Nominations for LLAMA Treasurer

May 13, 2016

A Message from LLAMA President-elect John Spears – Under the LLAMA bylaws, the Treasurer is appointed by the President-elect, in concurrence with the Board, for a two-year term, and is eligible for one two-year reappointment. I hope you will consider nominating yourself for the 2016-18 term that begins July 1. The Treasurer is involved in […]

LLAMA Announces Winners OF ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Awards

May 12, 2016

April 19, CHICAGO — The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) announced today that eight winners were chosen for the 2016 ALA/IIDA Award.  Co-sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and the International Interior Design Association (IIDA), these awards honor international excellence in library interior design. Winners demonstrate excellence in aesthetics, design, creativity, function, and […]

Announcing the winners of the John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Awards for 2016

May 9, 2016

April 29, Chicago, IL — After many hours of deliberation – made especially challenging by the high quality of the dozens of entries in this year’s John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Awards – the judges announced the eight winners of this year’s contest.  Each winning library will receive a $10,000 award from EBSCO and […]

2016 PR Xchange mailing labels now available: send your samples in!

May 4, 2016

Are you wondering how to put your back inventory of calendars, brochures, flyers, postcards, annual reports or other print collateral to good use? Send in your printed promotional materials now to share with colleagues at the 2016 PR Xchange program at ALA Annual conference in Orlando. Hundreds of conference attendees drop-in to the PR Xchange […]

2016 AIA/ALA Library Building Award Winners Announced

May 3, 2016

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the American Library Association (ALA) have selected seven projects to receive the 2016 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards. This awards program was developed to encourage and recognize excellence in the architectural design of libraries, reflecting the evolving role of the library as a community space. The seven recipients of […]