Just a reminder of the CLA focus group that is planned for January 6th
in Halifax. Sorry for cross posting!
As a member of the Canadian Library Association, your views on what
should be doing on your behalf is critical to the success of the
To ensure that our 2004 activities meet your needs, CLA will be
surveying all members early in the year. But to be sure we are asking
the right questions and to get your ideas, we are running a focus
in Halifax to help us build the survey instrument and provide other
Date: January 6, 2004
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Nova Scotia Provincial Library
3770 Kempt Road
Who is eligible to participate:
Individual members only (institutional members are being involved in
separate research); not currently member of Executive Council
To make the research as valid as possible given our budget, we are
going to try to ensure a broad range of members are participating in
Please supply the following information.
(1) CLA wants to achieve a representative balance of practice
* special libraries
* public libraries
* academic libraries
* school libraries
* library consultants
so please let us know your primary practice setting.
MY PRIMARY PRACTICE SETTING IS:
(2) CLA wants to achieve a representative balance of membership:
librarians vs. trustees, so please let us know your primary role.
MY PRIMARY ROLE IS: Librarian Trustee
(3) CLA wants to achieve a representative balance of experience in
* Zero (students)
* Zero to five years (new librarians)
* Five to 15 years' experience (future leaders)
* 15 plus years' experience (current leaders)
so please let us know how long you have practiced / been a trustee.
I HAVE PRACTICED / BEEN INVOLVED Years.
(4) CLA wants to achieve a representative balance of current
versus non-volunteers, so please identify if you are a volunteer on a
CLA committee, interest group or Division.
I AM / I AM NOT A VOLUNTEER.
Please respond by e-mail to Executive Director Don Butcher,
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Canadian Library Association
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CANADA K2P 0X8
(613) 232-9625; Fax: (613) 563-9895