Academic & Special Libraries Section (ASLS) Update
Submitted by Jessica Clemons, ASLS President
Communication is being streamlined and updated. New board members are have been added, the website is accurate, and people have been removed from the board listserv as appropriate.
The 2017 NYLA conference was very strong, with excellent evaluations from ASLS sections.
Conference programming for 2018 is off to a strong start.
Legislative Committee rep will be Matthew Kopel. Previous rep could no longer continue in her role.
Academic Library Summit from last fall is being synthesized, shared, and discussed for future actions.
2018 Academic Librarian conference happening in Ithaca in October, Marcy Strong and Laura Osterhout are representing ASLS.
ASLS is on sound financial footing. We will be contributing to Library Advocacy Day.
New projects for the group
- Rebranding ASLS to have a more professional image