As you might have heard there was a Photo Scavenger Hunt running during the recent ALA Annual Conference. From the sights of our beautiful host city of New Orleans to some tucked away corners of the Conference itself, we asked attendees to look around and play along by snapping some photos.
Our first prize winner, Christina Getrost, collected 10,600 points!
ED note: For several years, Jim Casey has been providing this blog with his thoughts on ALA Council actions - until recently as a Councilor and now as an interested member-observer - as well as reports from division committees he serves on. This will be his last report as he and his wife Diane are not expecting to attend in the future.
Beginning in August 2010, the Membership Development Office and the Office for Research and Statistics initiated an ongoing survey of member satisfaction. This report provides an analysis of the survey responses received between August 2010 and January 2011 and compares them to baseline data established in surveys conducted in 2007 and 2008.
Recognizing that the Top Tweets blog posts (see links below) of the 2011 ALA Annual Conference were choices of ALA staff, I thought I’d take note of the tweets that were retweeted heavily among the attendees. Below are five of the #ala11 tweets that were retweeted by 30 others—and even more!
On Tuesday, June 28, most bid a fond farewell to the Annual Conference’s New Orleans environs—while others carried on the work of the Association… And—Hey! A couple of the exhibitors looked in on the #alaleftbehind!
On Monday, the Annual Conference Weekend was beginning to take its physical and mental toll—including on @ALAAnnual, which accidentally tweeted about Tuesday’s Closing General Session with Molly Shannon as if occurring that early Monday morning (which was me; oops). Yet there was rejuvenation…
It was a busy day on Sunday, June 26, at the ALA Annual Conference for RDA and the RDA Toolkit. The U.S. Test Committee met with vendors, testers, and the public, and summarized the results of the test and the reasoning behind its recent decision.