Magazine article American Libraries

1989 ALA Midwinter Meeting: Agenda, Services, and Other Information

Magazine article American Libraries

1989 ALA Midwinter Meeting: Agenda, Services, and Other Information

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Agenda, services, and other information

ALA Council meetings

Monday, Jan. 8, 9-11 a.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 9, 9-11 a.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 10, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

ALA Council orientation

The Council Orientation Committee will hold a Council Orientation Meeting, Sunday Jan. 7, 9:30-11 a.m. Coffee will be available at 9 a.m. There will be panel presentations titled "Council Caucuses," "behind the Podium," and "Dear Pat and Linda: Nonsolicited Advice to our President and New Executive Director from ALA Council." Eileen Cooke will speak on Washington Office issues and councilors Bernard Margolis and Norman Horrocks will provide "Insights on Parliamentary Procedure." A question-and-answer session is also planned.

Members of the committee are: Nancy M. Bot, Margaret A. Bush, co-chairs; William Asp; Cesar Caballero; Faye Clow; Sue Eagles Darden; Judith R. Farley; and Elaine A. Franco.

ALA Council/Executive Board

information meeting

On Sunday, Jan. 7, 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m., the Council/Executive Board Information Meeting is called under ALA policy 5.6.2. It will focus on essential Association business, reports Council requested from the ALA Endowment Trustees and the Committee on Program Evaluation and Support, as well as a review of Executive Board actions since the 1989 Annual Conference.

Tentative Council agenda

Council I

Monday, Jan. 8, 9-10:15 a.m.; Chicago Hilton, International Ballroom.

Presiding: Patricia Wilson Berger, president; assisted by Richard M. Dougherty, president-elect;

Council secretary: Linda F. Crismond

Parliamentarian: Lee Leonidas Demeter

Adoption of the rules

Establishment of the agenda

Approval of 1989 Annual Conference Council Minutes

President's Report - Patricia Wilson Berger

Council Committee on Committees' nominations for Executive Board Election - Richard M. Dougherty, chair.

Appointment of tellers for the election - President Berger

ALA Nominating Committee report - Elizabeth Elias, chair (See AL, p. 1124)

Policy Monitoring Committee report - J. Linda Williams, chair

Committee on Program Evaluation & Support report - Ernest DiMattia, chair

Treasurer's report - Carla Stoffle

Freedom to Read Foundation report - Robert S. Peck, President

Council II

Tuesday, Jan. 9, 9-11 a.m.

Minorities Concerns Committee Report on Implementation of Equity at Issue - Robert Caban, chair

Report to Council: Status of ALA Planning - President Berger and Treasurer Stoffle

Committee on Planning report - Bruce Daniels, chair

Executive Director's report - Linda F. Crismond

Information Report on Implementation of 1989 ALA Conference Council Resolutions - Linda F. Crismond, Council Secretary.

Council III

Wednesday, Jan. 10, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Memorias & Tributes

Intellectual Freedom Committee report - Gordon Conable, chair

Constitution & Bylaws report - Diana D. Young, chair

International Relations Committee report - E. J. Josey, chair

Legislation Committee report - Patricia G. Schuman, chair

Committee on Organization report - Nancy Marshall, chair

Teller's report

New Business

President's Program:

Info. Access - Back to the Basics

Preservation and literacy are the focuses of a two-session President's Program.

Presidents Preservation Forum I

Preservation Forum I will be held Saturday, Jan. 6, 2-3:15 p.m., at the Chicago Hilton. (Part II will be held at ALA Annual Conference in June.) Featured are U.S. Representative Major R. Owens, and former ALA president Peggy Sullivan.

Owens will share his views on whether the existing national preservation policy ensures equal access to information in an increasingly complex world. …

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