Via press release From the creation of #WeNeedDiverseBooks to the heroic response of the Ferguson Public Library, diversity and inclusion have played key roles in the library conversation this year. Whether with annual traditions – MLK Sunrise Celebration with Dr. Cornel West and REFORMA’s Noche de Cuentos – or updates on new projects – The […]
By John Mack Freeman Registration and hotels for the Annual Conference in San Francisco will open this Monday, January 12th. The list of conference hotels can be found here: http://alaac15.ala.org/hotels. Individuals who have bundled their conference registrations should receive an e-mail with instructions on how to book their hotel rooms.
By John Mack Freeman I can hardly believe it. The GLBT News reformat has gone on for a whole year. Here’s a bit of a look back at what we accomplished in the last year: Over 540 posts, including: 30 pieces of original content (and the new regular column “Queer Quest” by Ashley R. Lierman) 36 profiles compiled, […]
By Ann K. Symons On behalf of the GLBTRT Board and it’s officers, thank you for letting us represent you. 2014 is flying out the window. It was a good year for the GLBT community and the Round Table. Our GLBT News has gone from a quality newsletter to equally excellent digital coverage. We have […]
By John Mack Freeman If you haven’t stopped by the GLBTRT website lately, do it now. We now have feature slides that point to various resources that the round table produces and supports. These will help point visitors both new and old in the right direction. A special thanks to David Isaak for his work […]
By John Mack Freeman (thanks to Nel Ward for the tip) This week, the story of the Ferguson Library was featured as part of The Rachel Maddow Show’s “Best New Thing in the World” segment, and it included GLBTRT members Kyle Lukoff and Talya Sokol who have volunteered their time to help with the cataloging needs from […]
By John Mack Freeman GLBT News will not have a regularly scheduled posting this week. I and a good chunk of northwest Georgia have come down with the flu. Regularly scheduled updates will resume next week.
By John Mack Freeman If you haven’t stopped by GLBTRT’s homepage yet, take a look. We’ve received a brand new look. Special thanks to the Board and to David Isaak, Chair of the GLBTRT Web Committee. David worked with ALA staff and with the board to come up with a new look, and it really does look fantastic! […]
By John Mack Freeman With a little more than six weeks before Midwinter, many people are starting to plan their conference schedules. Be sure not to miss these programs of special interest to the GLBTRT Membership: Blood Donation: Facts, Fear and Discrimination GLBTRT will be hosting a panel at the 2015 Midwinter Meeting entitled “Blood […]
By John Mack Freeman Last week, we announced that this year’s fundraising committee had set a goal to raise $5,000 this year. Erin Berman raised $600 through selling baked goods to friends, family, and coworkers. Also, this week, Bill Cohen and Harrington Park Press donated $1,000 to GLBTRT. Add this to the $500 matching funds […]