CJCLS Midwinter Philadelphia 2014

Notes provided by José Aguiñaga, CJCLS Chair
Regarding the CJCLS Executive Committee meeting, there was discussion of encouraging our colleagues across the country to submit program presentations for ACRL 2015 in Portland,  http://conference.acrl.org/program-pages-166.php

Another item of discussion, was having virtual meetings for Midwinter 2015 in Chicago.  Since traveling budgets may be limited for 2015 with three conferences (2 ALA's and ACRL).
The CJCLS Awards Committee was notifying the selected recipients of this year's program and leadership awards.  This year's award dinner will be on Friday, June 27th in Las Vegas.  Feel free to contact the co-chairs of the Awards Committee, David Wright (wrightd@surry.edu) or Beth Lander (blander@manor.edu) regarding the selected recipients of the CJCLS/EBSCO Program and Leadership Awards.

Regarding the ALA Annual Las Vegas conference, CJCLS and other ALA-related groups will be co-sponsoring the ACRL President's Program, which will be focused on financial literacy, http://www.ala.org/acrl/acrl-president-trevor-dawes-2013-14-presidential-initiative

One final item, David Wright and Mary Carr, have been representing community college libraries and librarians with the NCLR (National Council for Learning Resources: http://nclr.surry.edu/), a council of the AACC (American Association of Community Colleges).  They continue to advocate for community college libraries and librarians to join the NCLR as members.