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ALA Council Photo Gallery now online

Who represents you at the state or national level at ALA? Now you can put a face to a name. While I have picky design issues with this page I think it’s a great step forward towards transparency and accessibility … Continue reading

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freedom: the powerful and the powerless

I think Sarah said it best when she posted about Michael Gorman’s latest piece [pdf] in American Libraries: Michael Gorman alienates and divides our profession. More in the comments over at Library Crunch, Free Range Librarian, and See Also…. The … Continue reading

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ALA Election Finals

The ALA elections are over. 14,441 people voted. The new ALA President Elect is Loriene Roy. The dues increase passed by a fairly close margin. The new incoming Councilors At Large are Rosie L. Albritton, Cassandra G. Barnett, Beth E. … Continue reading

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ALA Election Time

I’m not certain if I selected a paper ballot or an electronic ballot this year. I seem to recall that in the last two years I’ve opted for a paper ballot, which did not get properly forwarded to my home … Continue reading

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ala elections: thoughts, entreaties and warnings

Karen Schneider uploaded a picture of the postcard that ALA members willl be getting alerting them to the email that will be coming which gives them instructions for how to vote online. While I find this process cumbersome, the online … Continue reading

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