ALA receives grant for literacy initiative
- Dollar General Invests in the American Dream. Kniffel, Leonard // American Libraries;Sep2010, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p11
The article discusses the American Dream literacy initiative sponsored by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation and the American Library Association (ALA). It notes that the initiative focuses on adult English language learners with limited English skills and lacking functional literacy skills....
- ala and you. // American Libraries;Oct86, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p719
Presents news that may be of interest to members of the United States-based American Library Association. Best undergraduate preparation for students entering a master of library science program; Workshop funds for the Association of College and Research Libraries and the Public Library...
- ALA Goal 2000. // Emergency Librarian;Sep/Oct95, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p65
Reports on the proposed $25 dues increase on the spring election ballot to support American Library Association (ALA) Goal 2000. Focus on positioning ALA as a major force for the public's right; Expansion of the ALA Washington Office; Strict cost-saving measures.
- (DISABILITIES) Library Assn. Offers Award for Disability Services. // Community Health Funding Week;12/4/2009, p17
The article reports that the American Library Association invites nominations for the 2010 ASCLA/KLAS/NOD Award, sponsored by the Association for Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA), Keystone Systems, Inc. and the National Organization on Disability (NOD).
- THE SOURCE. Mitchell, Pryse // American Libraries;May77, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p260
Presents news articles concerning libraries and library services published in the May 1977 issue of the periodical 'American Libraries.' Distribution of ballots for the 1977 American Library Association (ALA) elections; List of libraries who submitted Affirmative Action Plans to the Equal...
- OUTSTANDING REFERENCE SOURCES OF 1984. Rosswurm, K.M. // American Libraries;May85, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p289
Lists several books selected by the Reference Sources Committee of the American Library Association and Adult Services Division in the United States. 'The Challenge of Aging: A Bibliography'; 'The Encyclopedia of Mammals'; 'Research Guide to Philosophy.'
- ALA election schedule. // American Libraries;Feb1992, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p188
Announces that individuals who are current personal members of ALA (American Library Association) on March 31, 1992 will receive ballots for the spring election. Obtaining ballots on your own; Election results report schedule; Last day nominations will be accepted.
- September LITA conference exhibits prospectus available. // American Libraries;Feb1992, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p188
Announces that the prospectus for the third national conference of ALA's (American Library Association) Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), scheduled for Sept. 13-17 in Denver, Colorado, is available for prospective exhibitors. Conference topic; What LITA is and does; For more...
- `Freedom to Read' poster available. // American Libraries;Feb1992, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p191
Announces that a new `Freedom to Read' poster is available from the American Library Association's Office for Intelectual Freedom. What the poster includes; When the statement was originally issued; For more information.