TITLE

Milestones and Memories: The Centennial Celebration

AUTHOR(S)
Bracy, Pauletta Brown
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
North Carolina Libraries (Online);Winter2004, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p181
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article recalls several milestones and memories related to the North Carolina Library Association (NCLA). Three women and four men founded the NCLA in 1904 in Greensboro at the State Normal and Industrial College. The first annual meeting was held in November in Charlotte of the same year. In the 1920s , the organization voted to change from annual to biennial conferences. In the 1960s, North Carolinians for Better Libraries, a statewide citizens' committee, was organized to assist in the formation or revitalization of committees for better libraries and to coordinate their activities with such existing groups as Friends of Public Libraries. Nine regional Governor's Conferences were held during 1990 in preparation for the White House Conference on Library and Information Science held the next year. The NCLA membership listserv was established in 1995; and in 1996, the NCLA Web Page was developed. The first NCLA Leadership Institute was held in 1996. Subsequent ones have been in 1998, 2001, and 2002.
ACCESSION #
18754432

 

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