AzLA Newsletter

March/April 2018

    President’s Message

    Discussion on including teacher librarians in the 1% teacher salary increase. Regional Forum on April 27 at UA Libraries. 2018 Annual Conference on Oct. 26-27 in Mesa. Member donation drive goal: $5,000.

    Behind the Counter Virtual Conference, April 5

    First-ever AzLA virtual conference will focus on professional development for front-line and paraprofessional library staff. #AzLABehindtheCounter

    2018 AzLA Regional Forum on April 27, at UA Libraries in Tucson

    The 2018 Regional Forum will feature sessions on equity, diversity, inclusion, and access from academic and public librarians.

    Planning for Annual Conference 2018 Program and Website

    What we’re working on for your 2018 Conference, to be held Oct 25-26, in Mesa. #azla2018

    POWRR Digital Preservation Professional Development Institute

    Since 2012, the Preserving digital Objects With Restricted Resources (Digital POWRR) Project has endeavored to make digital preservation more accessible to a wider range of professionals.

    Institutional History, Preservation, and Access Seeking Volunteers, Documents

    The Committee has posted online one survey for interested volunteers and another for transfering AzLA records to us and/or the State Archives.

    SolarSPELL Field Report about Rwanda

    Dan Stanton joined the SolarSPELL project to aid content curation for the SolarSPELL Library, then traveled to Rwanda to share these educational resources at schools with no electricity or internet.

    Payson Book Festival on July 21

    Attend the fourth annual Payson Book Festival–a free, community-wide celebration of books and literacy– for an opportunity to meet more than 80 Arizona authors.

    Donate to AzLA through Fry’s Community Rewards Program

    Support AzLA when shopping at Fry’s Food Stores. Enroll in Fry’s Community Rewards program, use your V.I.P. Card, and generate donations for AzLA.