UB ALA Meeting
11/11/10; 6 p.m.
Baldy Hall Room 535
b. Advocacy and Outreach of the past two weeks - the Chris Collins Budget cuts ($4 million being cut)
. i. Rally Reports
ii. Legislature Meeting Reports
iii. What you can still do
c. Meet a Librarian Day
. i. December 4 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
ii. Terry McCormack from the Koren Center will be representing UB ALA
iii. We might also ask Cindy and David Bertuca to represent UB ALA.
d. Wine, Networking, Cheese, and Professional Development Soiree!
. i. December 11 at 7p.m. at Liz’s house. Directions will be sent out at a later date.
ii. Nicole will be in charge of collecting R.S.V.P.s
e. Elections for the Spring semester
. i. Nicole expressed interest for the President spot.
ii. It is laid back and diplomatic. We nominate people and then vote.
f. ALA Student-to-Staff, ALA 2011
. i. The selection happens in the spring.
ii. If chosen you would work at ALA and you would have your room and board covered as well as the conference fees covered. You would be responsible for getting yourself down to New Orleans.
iii. You must be a current student of the LIS department (meaning you must still be a student during the summer of 2011).
iv. More details will come during the spring semester.
g. New UB ALA swag!
. i. Ideas: bumper stickers, lanyards, buttons, water bottles (Cafe Press)
5. Announcements/Other Business
. a. Tote Bags! Almost gone for good.
b. Conferences and seminars:
. i. WNYLRC Workshops:
ii. ACRL 2011
iii. ALA 2011 Midwinter Meeting
iv. ALA 2011 Annual Conference
v. Remember GSA funding for conference attendance
vi. Arrange carpooling and room-sharing thru UB ALA!
6. Next Meeting
. a. Elections
b. 11/29/2010 at 6 p.m.
7. Dates to Remember
. a. ALA 2011 Midwinter Meeting - January 7-11, 2011 - San Diego, CA
b. ACRL 2011 - March 30-April 2, 2011 - Philadelphia, PA
c. ALA 2011 - June 23-29, 2011 - New Orleans, LA
8. Adjournment (6:50 p.m.)