AzLA Newsletter

November/December 2014

Arizona Libraries’ Best Asset is Our Library Association

As I write this, we are about four weeks out from the 2014 Annual Conference where I will formally (and nervously) take the helm of our Arizona Library Association.

2014 AzLA Service Award Winners

The AzLA Service Award Committee is happy to announce the selections for the 2014 Service Award.

Amigos Fellowship and Opportunity Award Now Accepting Applications

The Amigos Fellowship and Opportunity Award Program supports library innovation, development, and research.

A Box in the Cloud

The allure of cloud based storage is the promise that you’ll have access to your files no matter where you are.

Knowledge River STREAMS On

Knowledge River (KR) is an educational experience within the School of Information Resources and Library Science (SIRLS) that focuses on educating information professionals who have experience with and are committed to the information needs of Latino and Native American populations.

Helpful Library Habits for the Traveling Librarian

As part of my job, I have traveled to one of fourteen locations, with completely different policies and procedures.

Making the Trek: Attending AzLA for the First Time Despite Snow

The Arizona Library Association (AzLA) has organized an annual conference every year since 1926.

First Time Attendee to the Association for Library Service to Children National Institute Conference

This was my first time attending the National Institute with the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), and I knew by the itinerary of presenters and topics it would be valuable time spent for myself, my library, and my community.

International Libraries Share Common Concerns

The International Coalition of Library Consortium (ICOLC) Europe Meeting 2014 was held at the National Library of Portugal in Lisbon.

A Note on the Keynote: Lee Rainie at AzLA

The morning of November thirteenth began with a very positive presentation by Lee Rainie, Director of the Pew Research Center's Internet Project.

Meet me in Tacoma, Washington

That is where this year’s ARSL conference was held. It was a great place to have a conference and learn so much to take back to the library.

Cyberpunk Librarian Podcasts: High Tech, Low Budget

Open source software, cloud-based data storage and retrieval, online security, reddit. These are only a few topics that the Cyberpunk Librarian has covered in his podcasts geared towards librarians.