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 ===== About Us ===== ===== About Us =====
  
-[[:​aboutus:​what_is_ex_libris|main page]]+[[:​aboutus:​what_is_ex_libris|main page]]\\
  
-The ELA is the Canadian national association interested in historical and current issues about libraries, archives, publishing houses, and related institutions and people. +The ELA is the Canadian national association interested in historical and current issues about libraries, archives, publishing houses, and related institutions and people. Membership is open to all interested parties, but is primarily drawn from the ranks of retired ​persons.\\ 
-Membership is open to all interested parties, but is primarily drawn from the ranks of retired ​pesons.\\ + 
-association ​[[:​aboutus:​constitution|constitution and bylaws]]; +  ​* [[:​aboutus:​constitution|Association ​constitution and bylaws]]; 
-    * [[:​aboutus:​executive_board_and_committees|Executive board and committees]],​ meeting dates; +  * [[:​aboutus:​executive_board_and_committees|Executive board and committees]],​ meeting dates; 
-    * [[:​aboutus:​long_range_plans|long range plans]]; +  * [[:​aboutus:​long_range_plans|long range plans]]; 
-    * [[:​aboutus:​history_of_ela|history]] of the Association formed 1986; +  * [[:​aboutus:​history_of_ela|history]] of the Association formed 1986; 
-    * [[:​membership:​membership_information|Membership ​information]],​ profile, and benefits; +  * [[:​membership:​membership_information|membership ​information]],​ profile, and benefits; 
-    * membership [[http://​exlibris.ca/​html/​membership.html|application form]].+  * membership [[http://​exlibris.ca/​html/​membership.html|application form]].
  
 ===== What We Do? ===== ===== What We Do? =====
  
-[[:​activities:​activities|main page]] +[[:​activities:​activities|main page]]\\
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-    * ELA's [[:​meetings:​annual_general_meeting|Annual General Meeting]]. ELA members meet annually at an AGM. The 2015 annual meeting will be held on Monday, Nov. 2nd, 9:30 a.m. at the Northern District Branch of the Toronto Public Library. Details to follow. +
-    * ELA boards and committees–members plan and  promote activities to further ELA [[:​aboutus:​long_range_plans|goals]]; ​ other members may attend these board meetings; ELA cooperates ​ with other organizations on matters of mutual interest, e.g., with CLA it  sponsors the [[:​award:​w_kaye_lamb_award|W. Kaye Lamb award]] for excellence in library services to seniors; +
-    * ELA  publishes [[:​elan:​newsletters|ELAN]] our newsletter, regularly and other items on occasion; +
-    * Sponsor sessions with other groups and participates in [[:​activities:​advocacy|advocacy on a national issues]]; +
-    * ELA engages in a variety of [[:​history:​history_mainpage|historical initiatives]] related to archives, libraries, ​ publishing houses, and  other cultural organizations;​ +
-    * ELA maintains a website, a electronic mailing list for its members and a [[http://​www.facebook.com/​ExLibrisAssociation|Facebook page]]; +
-    * ELA lists [[:​activities:​volunteers_wanted|opportunities to volunteer]] to help libraries or other related organizations. +
-    * ELA publishes [[:​occasional_papers:​occasional_papers_list|Occasional Papers]] by members. +
- +
-===== What is ELAN? Its our Newsletter! ===== +
- +
-[[:​elan:​newsletters|main page]] +
- +
-ELAN is ELA's newsletter of articles, reminiscences,​ pictures, and news;+
  
-    ​ELAN published ​ [[:elan:newsletter_list#​indexes_prepared_by_jean_wheeler|list of issues available]] for persual+  ​ELA's [[:​meetings:​annual_general_meeting|Annual General Meeting]]. 
-    thanks to the work of Jean Wheeler, ​[[:elan:newsletter_list|two indexes ​to ELAN'​s ​issues ​are available]] to help locate people ​and subjects. The first index covers the years 1987 to 1999 and the second index covers the period 2000 to 2009+  * ELA boards and committees–members plan and promote activities to further ELA [[:aboutus:long_range_plans|goals]]; 
-    ELAN volunteers: opportunities to contribute ​[[:elan:writing_reviews|book reviews]], etc.to ELAN.+  ELA cooperates with other organizations and sponsors ​the [[:award:w_kaye_lamb_award|W. Kaye Lamb award]] for excellence in library services ​to seniors; 
 +  * ELA publishes [[:​elan:​newsletters|ELAN]] our newsletter twice a year; 
 +  * Sponsor sessions with other groups and participates in [[:​activities:​advocacy|advocacy on a national ​issues]]
 +  * ELA engages in a variety of [[:​history:​history_mainpage|historical initiatives]] related ​to archives, libraries, publishing houses, ​and other cultural organizations;​ 
 +  * ELA maintains a website, a electronic mailing list for its members ​and a [[http://​www.facebook.com/​ExLibrisAssociation|Facebook page]]; 
 +  ELA publishes ​[[:occasional_papers:occasional_papers_list|Occasional papers, reports, and articles]] by members.
  
-===== What historical resources have we been responsible for? =====+===== ELAN—the Ex Libris Association Newsletter ​=====
  
-[[:history:history_mainpage|main page]]+[[:elan:newsletters|main page]]\\
  
-    * ELA is producing a database ​of [[:​history:​biographies:​biography_mainpage|Biographies of Librarians and Information Professionals in Canada]]a significant part of whose lives was spent in librariesarchivespublishing ​and related information fields; +ELAN is ELA's newsletter ​of articlesreminiscencespictures, and news;\\
-    * historical articles on Canadian library and information studies education (ELAN [[:​elan:​special_anniversary_issue|special 2004 issue on library education]]);​ +
-    * chronologies related to [[:​history:​chronologies:​history_of_education|Canadian library and information studies education]];​ +
-    * a wide ranging collection of articles in [[:​elan:​newsletters|ELAN]] related to historical topics ; +
-    * [[:​history:​morton_years|The Morton Years]]; +
-    * ELA archives.+
  
-===== How can you support ELA'​s ​work? =====+  * ELAN published [[:​elan:​newsletter_list|list of issues available]] for viewing; 
 +  * thanks to the work of Agatha Barc, [[:​elan:​newsletter_list|a master index to ELAN'​s ​issues is available]] covering the years 1987 to 2016. 
 +  * ELAN volunteers: opportunities to contribute articles and book reviews.
  
-    * [[:​membership:​membership_information|join ​ELA]];  membership includes ELAN subscription;​ +===== ELA's historical resources =====
-    * buy ELAN special library education [[:​elan:​special_anniversary_issue|2004 summer issue]] or the "​[[:​history:​morton_years|Morton Years]]";​ +
-    * purchase a handsome [[http://​exlibris.ca/​html/​shop.html|ELA t-shirt with our distinctive logo]];+
  
-===== What other organizations are ELA members likely to be interested in? =====+[[:​history:​history_mainpage|main page]]\\
  
-    ​library ​and information ​services organizations+  ​ELA is producing a database of [[:​history:​biographies:​biography_mainpage|Biographies of Librarians ​and Information Professionals in Canada]], a significant part of whose lives was spent in libraries, archives, publishing and related ​information ​fields
-    government ​and other service organizations+  historical articles on Canadian library ​and information studies education (ELAN [[:​elan:​special_anniversary_issue|special 2004 issue on library education]])
-    Internet resources ​and help.+  chronologies related to [[:​history:​chronologies:​history_of_education|Canadian library ​and information studies education]];​ 
 +  * a wide ranging collection of articles in [[:​elan:​newsletters|ELAN]] related to historical topics; 
 +  * [[:​history:​morton_years|The Morton Years]].
  
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