Daily Archives: September 29, 2008

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Membership data in ALA Connect

Membership data in ALA Connect, originally uploaded by ALA staff. Jenny writes: A momentous day, here at the mothership – that’s iMIS membership data appearing in ALA Connect (Drupal)! I was able to log in using my regular website login, and the system automatically knew which ALA units I’m affiliated with, including events for which I’m registered. Oh happy day! Don’t worry – the interface is far from done and many of these terms will change. 🙂 I am very excited to see ALA Connect coming to fruition!

CONGRATS to Skokie PL: National Medal for Museum and Library Service

Washington, DC—First Lady Laura Bush will award five museums and five libraries the 2008 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor, at a White House ceremony on October 7. Each year, the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), in coordination with the White House, presents the National Medal to 10 museums and libraries in recognition of their extraordinary civic, educational, economic, environmental, and social contributions. http://www.imls.gov/news/2008/092908.shtm “These 10 museums and libraries have gone above and beyond the call of duty to make a real difference in their communities. They reach out to people of […]