October 10, 2015

Facts, Stats, and Much More: The Library of Congress ALA Midwinter 2013 Update

Twice each year, as the ALA Annual Conference and the ALA Midwinter Meeting begin, the Library of Congress (LC) publishes an in-depth update about what they’ve been up to since the previous meeting or conference.

The update is loaded with facts, stats, personnel updates, and loads of other information.

Here’s a direct link to: Update for 2013 ALA Midwinter Meeting: June-December 2012. The author of the document is Roberta Shaffer, Associate Librarian for Library Services.

What’s included in the report? Here’s a SMALL sample.

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