Month: May 2008

ALA 2009 Nominating Committee seeks candidates for 2009 election

  The American Library Association (ALA) 2009 Nominating Committee is soliciting nominees to run on the 2009 spring ballot for the offices of ALA President-elect and Councilor-at-large. The Nominating Committee will select two candidates to run for President-elect and no fewer than 50 candidates for the 33 at-large Council seats to be filled in the […]

Website assessment form available to members

At the suggestion of several of our members, our marketing and technology team members here at TBLC have created a website assessment form so that you may rate your own website on content, aesthetics, accessibility and navigation. Is your site easy to navigate? Is it designed for your target audience? Is it visually appealing? This […]

ALA 2009 Emerging Leaders Application Process Now Open

The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting applications for the 2009 class of Emerging Leaders.  Applications can be found at http://cs.ala.org/hrdr/emergingleaders/. The deadline to apply is July 31. The program is designed to enable more than 100 new librarians to get on the fast track to ALA and professional leadership.  Participants are given the […]

HeritageQuest discount for TBLC members

Through our group purchase program, TBLC members are eligible for a discount on HeritageQuest Online, a database that combines digital, searchable images of US federal census records with the digitized version of the popular UMI® Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content. Your yearly subscription to HeritageQuest Online will depend on the total […]

Dr. Christie Koontz presents marketing program at TBLC

After Dr. Christie Koontz presented a popular marketing workshop at this year’s FLA, we’ve invited her to present Marketing: The Missing Manual at TBLC on Wed., July 16, 2008.  This class is designed to introduce participants to marketing practices and principles in libraries, and a new decision making tool, the Internet-accessible Public Library Geographic Database. Bring experience […]

TBLC employee resigns

We regretfully announce that Jennifer (Sullivan) Gregor, virtual reference coordinator for Ask a Librarian, has accepted a full-time librarian position at St. Petersburg College and will be leaving TBLC effective May 28, 2008. Since St. Petersburg College is one of Ask a Librarian’s participating libraries, she will continue to be a part of the service […]

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