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  • September 1, 2015 (Vol. 21, No. 19) Association News
    Oregon Library Association New Member Roundtable: Emerge.   Grow.    Connect. Are you new to the library world?  Or new to Oregon?  Curious about how to get more involved in OLA? Are you ready to take the plunge into the OLA deep end?  Or just wanting to peek behind the...
  • September 1, 2015 (Vol. 21, No. 19) Association News
    OLA Conference Call for Proposals: Tell Your Story PROPOSALS DUE SEPTEMBER 30 The Oregon Library Association Conference Committee invites you to submit program and pre-conference proposals for the 2016 Conference, April 20-22 at the Riverhouse Hotel in Bend. Our theme this year is Tell Your Story. One of my favorite storytime...
  • September 1, 2015 (Vol. 21, No. 19) Association News
    OASL 2015 Statewide Conference Welcome to the Coos Bay/North Bend Oregon Association of School Libraries Conference! Conference Theme:  2020 Vision Date: Friday, October 9 and Saturday, October 10 It is a jam packed 2 day conference with options for Friday only or Saturday only.  Come hear Mark Ray speak on new directions...
  • September 1, 2015 (Vol. 21, No. 19) Library News
    SLIM Oregon 14 Graduates On August 30th thirty students from Emporia State University’s School of Library and Information Management were granted Master of Library Science degrees.  The ceremony was held in the Smith Center Ballroom at Portland State University. Candace Morgan delivered the commencement speech.  State Librarian, MaryKay Dahlgreen, and OLA...
  • September 1, 2015 (Vol. 21, No. 19) Library News
    I Love My Librarian Award As you are all aware librarians touch the lives of the people they serve every day.  This year, New York Public Library is joining Carnegie Corporation of New York, The New York Times and ALA in asking members of the public to nominate their librarian...
  • September 1, 2015 (Vol. 21, No. 19) People
    Member Profile: Justyne Triest Hello! My name is Justyne Triest and I work as an Interlibrary Services Assistant for Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR. I’ve been in my current position nearly a year and it’s an awesome place to work. I work in borrowing and lending interlibrary loan, work...
  • August 15, 2015 (Vol. 21, No. 18) What is this?!
    But… but… this doesn’t look anything like the OLA Hotline! You’re right! This is a beta run of a new and improved version of the Hotline. Way back in February this year, the Communications Committee sent out a survey to you, our dear OLA members. One of the comments that came...
  • August 15, 2015 (Vol. 21, No. 18) Association News
    OLA Retreat What’s your library love story? What one word would you use to describe a leader? How do we make sure institutional memory gets passed down when leadership changes every year? How do we engage more members? What should we do about memberclicks? How long should conference sessions be?...
  • August 15, 2015 (Vol. 21, No. 18) Opportunities for Enrichment
    The Horner Library Staff Exchange The Horner Library Staff Exchange Project is an exchange of library staff between Fujian Province, China, and Oregon, for the purpose of sharing professional knowledge about library and information science. It was established through a generous gift by the late Dr. Layton Horner to the...
  • January 15, 2015 (Vol. 21, No. 5) Association News
    OLA Seeking Candidates for Three Offices Are you interested in making a difference for Oregon libraries?  Perhaps running for OLA office is right for you this year. Contact OLA Past President and Nominating Chair Penny Hummel at 503-890.0494 or to volunteer yourself or others for the following opportunities: Vice-President/President-Elect/Past...

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