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Core Top Tech Trends session at ALA Midwinter starts Saturday, January 23, 2021

Are you ready for Core Top Tech Trends? If you’ve registered for the ALA Midwinter Virtual Meeting, you’ll automatically receive access to this on-demand session starting Saturday, January 23, 2021. Core Top Tech Trends is a part of the News You Can Use series which is located on the left hand side menu of the ALA Midwinter Virtual Meeting homepage. Use the hashtags #alattt and #alamw21 to share your biggest takeaways from the conversation on Twitter and Instagram.

New Core Jobs: January 20, 2021

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Systems Librarian, Williams College, Williamstown, MA Head of Cataloging & Metadata Management, UMKC Miller Nichols Library, Kansas City, MO Systems Engineer, Washington University, St. Louis, MO Cataloging Librarian, Binghamton University Libraries, Binghamton, NY Director of Law Libraries, San Diego County Public Law Library, San Diego, CA Visit the Core Jobs Site for additional job openings and information on submitting your own job posting.

Rescheduling the Core Board Meeting to January 22 at 2pm Central Time

The Core Board Midwinter Meeting has been rescheduled to Friday, January 22 at 2:00 CST to avoid conflicts with Inauguration Day. If you were already registered, you should have received an email notification. If you plan to attend, but have not registered, please do so now. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.

A Statement from Your Core Leadership

Dear Members, Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures wishes to convey its ardent support of ALA’s statement condemning yesterday’s tragic violence on Capitol Hill. In particular, we express our concern for colleagues and members who work and serve their country in the many cultural and scientific heritage organizations throughout the Washington D.C. region — whether they be libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, or government organizations. We recognize that the deplorable and racist actions carried out yesterday will have lasting impact on many of our friends and colleagues in the area and across the country. Our thoughts are with you all now and in the coming weeks, as is our gratitude for your service. This event is but the latest in an all-too-long history of events that are the direct product of hatred born from lies. The rhetoric of white supremacy is misinformation. As a division dedicated to leadership, and as a profession dedicated to…Continue Reading

The December 2020 Issue of Library Leadership & Management is Now Available

Library Leadership & Management (LL&M) focuses on assisting library administrators and managers at all levels as they deal with day-to-day challenges. In-depth articles address a wide variety of management issues and highlight examples of successful management methods used in libraries. Features include interviews with prominent practitioners in libraries and related fields, and columns with practical advice on managing libraries. Explore the latest posts from your colleagues in the library world of leadership and management.