Burning Man, Libraries, and the 21st Century

Burning Man, Libraries, and the 21st Century: The Intersection of the Individual and Society Saturday, June 26 | 1:30-3:30 p.m. Washington Convention Center, Room 143 B/C Imagine living in a city where censorship does not exist. Where your First Amendment rights and liberties are not only tolerated but encouraged and celebrated? That culture is created […]

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LITA Happy Hour MW2010

The Midwinter Happy Hour is set for Friday 15 January 2010 from 5-7 at the Capiz Bar in the Reinassaince Waterfront Hotel. Capiz Bar Inspired by the waterfront, the décor is awash with vibrant hues of blue and gold. At the bar enjoy a perfectly mixed martini, a freshly muddled mojito, classic drinks, local beers […]

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LITA Calendar for ALA Midwinter 2010

For your ease in planning to attend all the meetings and discussions LITA is sponsoring, BIGWIG is happy to provide a gCal for your convenience. Remember, if you do not live in the Eastern Time Zone, Boston is in the Eastern Time Zone and the calendar entries in this gCal are set in Eastern Time. […]

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LITA Happy Hour at ala2009

For those of us, like me, who missed it in the LITA Update last week: Friday, July 10, 2009 LITA Happy Hour 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Potter’s Lounge, Palmer House Please join the LITA Membership Development Committee and members from around the country for networking, good cheer, and great fun! Expect lively conversation and […]

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LITA Highlights for Annual 2009

Annual Conference Highlights for Those Attending All programs and meetings details LITA BIGWIG gCal Friday Evening with LITA Friday, July 10, 2009 LITA 101: Open House 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm, Water Tower Place in the Palmer House Hotel LITA Open House is a great opportunity for current and prospective members to talk with Library […]

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"What's happening at Midwinter"

For each conference, ergo biannually, ALA insiders and ALA staff route information about what’s happening in their area(s) of the Association to Mary Ghikas, who attempts to make sense of it all.  The result of all this effort is a ~30 page document deatiling some of the major goings-on at a given conference/meeting. I’ve found […]

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Special ALA Membership Meeting Called

A special membership town hall meeting has been called for Saturday, January 24th, 2009 from 3:00 to 4:30 in the Colorado Convention Center Four Seasons Ballroom. (which is also where ALA Council meets) What library issues are most important to ALA members to share with President Obama?  The ALA Town Hall Meeting will discuss this […]

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Survey from the Task Force on Electronic Membership Participation (TFOEMP)

The ALA Task Force on Electronic Membership Participation (TFOEMP) has been charged with evaluating ALA policy as it relates to members’ ability to engage with and interact with the work of the association through committees and other working groups. A survey of members’ practice and attitudes toward serving on Association committees, task forces, and interests […]

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