Category Archives: Get to Know ALA

Resources for NMRT Members

By Margaret Bates, Research and Instruction Librarian, University of Alabama Libraries Are you finishing your degree, entering your first librarian role, or do you have a few years under your belt and want to help new librarians? The New Member … Continue reading

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The ABCs of ALA

By Mary Kamela, University at Buffalo Get to Know ALA As a new academic year gets underway, students across the country are learning their ABCs. At ALA, many new members may also need a refresher on the various acronyms that … Continue reading

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Homes for Historians in ALA

By Bernadette A. Lear “Be a history major, and then you can study the history of anything!” It was my second year of college and Dr. Stott had just overheard me telling another classmate that I needed to declare a … Continue reading

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Get to know ALA:

Jayne Blodgett James A. Michener Library Assistant Dean (University of Northern Colorado) Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) CLS Communication and Membership Committee Chair Describe how long you have been on the committee and what initially interested you in joining. … Continue reading

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Get to Know ALA: Mimi Lee

Mimi Lee New Jersey State Library Diversity & Literacy Consultant Ethnic and Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT) Immediate Past Chair (2018-2019) Describe how long you have been on the committee and what initially interested you in joining. My first … Continue reading

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Get to Know ALA: Trevor Dawes

Trevor A. Dawes University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press Vice Provost for Libraries and Museums and May Morris University Librarian ALA Executive Board (member) Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) 2019 Conference Chair Past President (2014-2015) Describe how … Continue reading

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Get to Know ALA – Interview with Lily Sacharow

Lily Sacharow Research & Instruction Librarian Berkeley College (NYC) Association for Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA Division of ALA) Membership Promotion Committee Board of Directors Describe how long you have been on these committees and what initially interested you … Continue reading

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Get to Know ALA – Interview with Andrew K. Pace, ALA Executive Board Member

Andrew K. Pace, Executive Director, Technical Research, OCLC ALA Executive Board (member) Describe how long you have been on the committee and what initially interested you in joining. I was elected to the ALA Executive Board by ALA Council in … Continue reading

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