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 ====== Activities ====== ====== Activities ======
  
-===== ELA Annual ​AGM/​Get-together ​Convention =====+===== ELA Annual ​General Meeting and Convention =====
  
-  * The Annual Conference is held every fall, usually in a Toronto Public Library ​convenient for access by car or by public transportation Morning and afternoon programs feature ​outstanding ​speakers on important topics.  The  annual business meeting which provokes lively  discussion, is followed by lunch, another opportunity to meet old and new friends.  All for a nominal fee. This year's program details will be posted as they become available. +The Annual Conference is held every fall, usually in a Toronto Public Library ​branch. Morning and afternoon programs feature speakers on important topics. ​Each year's program details will be posted as they become available.\\
-  * Two items of interest related to past programs are the following:​ +
-    * ELA archivist, Nancy Williamson,​  has compiled a [[:​Previous-AGM-speakers|complete list of all past convention speakers]] and their topics, a list amazing in its variety. +
-    * ELA now has available on this website the complete panel program for 2002:"​[[:​2002-Get-Together-Panel-Discussion|Is Librarianship as a Profession Headed for Oblivion?​]]"​ More AGM program papers may be added when available.+
  
 ===== ELA Board and Committees ===== ===== ELA Board and Committees =====
  
-[[:Executive-board%2C-committees|Board and committee members]] are responsible for planning and managing activities to achieve the [[:Objectives|goals of the association]]. Because they share those association goals, other members  ​may, with advance notice, ​attend  ​or contribute to board meetings; for dates press here.+[[:aboutus:​executive_board_and_committees|Board and committee members]] are responsible for planning and managing activities to achieve the [[:aboutus:​objectives|goals of the association]]. Because they share those association goals, other members ​may, with advance notice, ​attend ​or contribute to board meetings.\\
  
 ===== ELA Cooperation with Other Organizations ===== ===== ELA Cooperation with Other Organizations =====
  
-  ​* ELA cooperates with other organizations ​on  matters of mutual interest: +    ​* ELA cooperates with other organizations ​on  ​matters of mutual interest: 
-  * ELA worked jointly with the Canadian Library ​Association  ​to establish the [[:W-Kaye-Lamb-Award|W. Kaye Lamb Award]] for service to seniors. +    * ELA worked jointly with the Canadian Library ​Association  ​to establish the [[:award:​w_kaye_lamb_award|W. Kaye Lamb Award]] for service to seniors. 
-  * ELA presented a session at the 2006 OLA convention on librarians as volunteers at home and abroad. +    * ELA presented a session at the 2006 OLA convention on librarians as volunteers at home and abroad. 
-  * ELA organized a program for FIS students ( Toronto) on techniques used in  library history research.+    * ELA organized a program for FIS students ( Toronto) on techniques used in  ​library history research.
  
 ===== ELAN and ELA Publishing Activities ===== ===== ELAN and ELA Publishing Activities =====
  
-  ​* ELA publishing activities are focused on [[:Ex-Libris-Association-Newsletters|ELAN]], the association'​s biannual newsletter which is both serious in its presentation of historical and current information issues but also at times humorous in its depiction of some aspects of library and information services. [[:Library-Education-Chronologies|ELAN'​s special issue, summer 2005]], is dedicated to library education. +    ​* ELA publishing activities are focused on [[:elan:​newsletters|ELAN]], the association'​s biannual newsletter which is both serious in its presentation of historical and current information issues but also at times humorous in its depiction of some aspects of library and information services. [[:elan:​special_anniversary_issue|ELAN'​s special issue, summer 2005]], is dedicated to library education. 
-  * ELA publishes on this web site [[occasional_papers:​occasional_papers_list|Occasional Papers]] by members.+    * ELA publishes on this web site [[:occasional_papers:​occasional_papers_list|Occasional Papers]] by members.
  
 ===== ELA Historical Activities. ===== ===== ELA Historical Activities. =====
  
-  ​* A major goal of ELA is to support [[:Histories-Main-Page|historical research related to the history of libraries]],​ archives, publishing ​houses  ​and their workers;  to that end, it has engaged in a variety of activities:​ +    ​* A major goal of ELA is to support [[:history:​history_mainpage|historical research related to the history of libraries]],​ archives, publishing ​houses  ​and their workers; ​ to that end, it has engaged in a variety of activities:​ 
-  * publishing ​a guide on [[:​Personal-and-Institutional-Archives|how to access Canadian archival materials]],​ +    * publishing ​ a [[:elan:​special_anniversary_issue|special issue of ELAN]] devoted to the history of library education ​in  ​Canada 
-  * publishing  ​a [[:Special-Anniversary--Issue-of-ELAN|special issue of ELAN]] devoted to the history of library education ​in  Canada +    * compiling [[:history:chronologies:history_of_education|chronologies]] to supplement that history 
-  * compiling [[:w:page:​31654517:Library-Education-Chronologies|chronologies]] to supplement that history +    * publishing a wide variety of articles of historical interest in [[:elan:​newsletter_list|ELAN]]; 
-  * publishing a wide variety of articles of historical interest in [[:List-of-ELA-Newsletters|ELAN]]; +    * sponsoring 'The Morton Years',​ 
-  * sponsoring 'The Morton Years',​ +    * maintaining ELA archives; 
-  * maintaining ELA archives; +    * and at present ELA is engaged in the developing of a [[:history:​biographies:​biography_mainpage|biographical database of people]] , a significant part of whose lives were spent in  ​libraries, archives, ​publishing  ​and related information fields
-  * [[:​Do-Your-Bit-for-Canadian-Library-History|advocating the collection, preservation and documentation of archival records in Canada]] +
-  ​* and at present ELA is engaged in the developing of a [[:Biographies-of-Librarians-and-Information-Professionals-in-Canada|biographical database of people]] , a significant part of whose lives were spent in  libraries, archives, ​publishing  ​and related information fields+
  
 ===== ELA Internet Activities ===== ===== ELA Internet Activities =====
  
-  ​* The ELA Electronic Mailing List is maintained ​by  ELA for the benefit of all members. ELA gratefully acknowledges the contribution ​of  the Listserv'​s host, the Ontario Library Association;​ +    ​* The ELA Electronic Mailing List is maintained ​by  ​ELA for the benefit of all members. ELA gratefully acknowledges the contribution ​of  ​the Listserv'​s host, the Ontario Library Association;​ 
-  * The ELA Web site is the work of ELA members with the technical support of the Webmaster Cameron Riddle ​and the generous cooperation of our web host the Faculty of Information Studies, the University of Toronto+    * The ELA Web site is the work of ELA members with the technical support of the Webmaster Cameron Riddle. 
-  * ELA is also has a[[http://​www.facebook.com/​ExLibrisAssociation|Facebook page]] ​especially  ​for the needs of particular members who like to communicate what they are doing and thinking.+    * ELA is also has a[[http://​www.facebook.com/​ExLibrisAssociation|Facebook page]] ​especially  ​for the needs of particular members who like to communicate what they are doing and thinking.
  
 ===== Volunteer Opportunities ===== ===== Volunteer Opportunities =====
  
-LA lists [[activities:​volunteers_wanted|opportunities for members]] to use  their technical and professional knowledge gained through education and work experience to assist libraries, archives, and other institutions with their information and administrative services.  ELA's role is limited to providing the notice that an institution is seeking volunteers.+LA lists [[:activities:​volunteers_wanted|opportunities for members]] to use  ​their technical and professional knowledge gained through education and work experience to assist libraries, archives, and other institutions with their information and administrative services. ​ ELA's role is limited to providing the notice that an institution is seeking volunteers.\\ 
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