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  • AUGUST 15TH, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 15) Association News
    2016 OLA Annual Reports Prior to the annual board retreat, all divisions, committees, round tables and special assignments prepare a short report. These reports assist in the process of reflection and planning for the upcoming year of activity. They can also serve as a tool for all OLA members to...
  • AUGUST 15TH, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 15) Opportunities for Enrichment
    NW Interlibrary Loan and Resource Sharing Conference Take advantage of the Early Bird Registration Fee, register NOW! Early Bird Registration Deadline is Friday, August 12th for the 2016 Northwest Interlibrary Loan and Resource Sharing Conference! Early Bird Registration fee is $175; Regular Registration is $225. The conference will take place...
  • AUGUST 15TH, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 15) People
    New Member Profile: Beth Gilbert My name is Beth Gilbert and I am an Adult Services Librarian at Hillsboro Public Library. I am a UC Santa Cruz alum (home of Sports Illustrated magazine’s top college mascot, Sammy The Banana Slug) and received my MLIS from San Jose State University. I am...
  • August 1st, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 14) Association News
    OLA Quarterly Fall 2016 – Call for Submissions! The fall issue of OLA Quarterly is dedicated to exploring user experience practices in Oregon libraries. By user experience, we mean looking at the whole of a user’s experience with a library as well as the human-computer interaction. What are you doing...
  • August 1st, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 14) Association News
    Library Leadership Development Opportunities The OLA Leadership Development Committee would like to announce the following opportunities to enhance and develop your leadership capacities. Note the PLA Leadership Academy will be held in Portland March 20-24, 2017. Please let us know if you apply for one of these opportunities.  In September...
  • August 1st, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 14) Association News
    2016 OLA Board Retreat On July 25th and 26th, members of the OLA Board gathered at the Silver Falls Conference Center for an important opportunity to discuss the issues facing Oregon Libraries and to develop strategies for addressing those issues as an organization. The board retreat takes place annually and...
  • August 1st, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 14) Library News
    Multnomah County Library Unveils New Logo Multnomah County Library adopted a new logo on July 6th, 2016. The creation of the new logo was funded entirely by private dollars from the Friends of Library and implementation costs, such a new signage, are covered within existing budgets of the library. In...
  • August 1st, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 14) Library News
    Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden Dr. Carla Hayden was approved by the Senate as the next Librarian of Congress during a vote held on July, 13th, 2016. Her nomination by President Obama yielded a positive and supportive response. The library community, including OLA, rallied behind her for the wealth of...
  • July 1st, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 13) Association News
    Registration for the 2016 Support Staff Conference ends July 10th! Don’t delay! There are only a few days left to register for this exciting learning opportunity. This year’s conference will be held in beautiful Wilsonville, Oregon in the Holiday Inn Portland South. Easily accessible from the freeway and recently remodeled...
  • July 1st, 2016 (Vol. 23, No. 13) Library News
    Answerland Update Starting today, July 1st, Answerland service will be temporarily unavailable. The State Library began the process of acquiring new software for Answerland with an evaluation process that began in March. Although the evaluation named OCLC’s QuestionPoint as the Apparent Successful Proposer and started contract negotiations in early May,...

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