Sunday, June 22, 2008

Hello, Council,

Here’s my second-to-last brief update, listing selected activities over the past week.


Loriene Roy, 2007-2008 ALA President


I. Media Interviews

A. 17 June: Dallas area NPR (Topic: changes in library services)

II. Meetings, visit, calls:

A. 16 June: ALA Executive Committee monthly conference call

B. Special Library Association 2008 Conference, Seattle

1. 16 June: Exhibits

2. 16 June: Diversity Leadership Development Program Committee, Liaisons, & Inclusion Business Meeting

3. 17 June: Program: “All I Really Need to Know I Learned … in Library School”

4. 17 June: Program: “SLA Public Policy Update”

5. 17 June: Program: “Cultural Knowledge: Aspects of Global Information Location”

6. 18 June: Program: “The Green Consumer”

7. 18 June: Program: “American Cinema During World War II”

IV. Upcoming Travel

A. 24-25 June: Nevada Humanities Council event

B. 25 June – 3 July: 2008 ALA Annual Conference Anaheim

C. 4 July: Sleep

V. For Fun

A. 16 June: Dinner with WebJunction Principal Investigator, Seattle

B. 21 June: Concert: Jorge Caballero and The Axis Quintet