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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. Membership is open to all interested parties, but is primarily drawn from the ranks of retired ​pesons.+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.\\
  
-    ​* [[:​aboutus:​constitution|association ​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]]\\
  
-    ​* 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's [[:​meetings:​annual_general_meeting|Annual General Meeting]]. ELA members meet annually at an AGM. 
-    * 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 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; +  * 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]]; +  * 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 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 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, reports, and articles]] by members.
-    ​* ELA publishes [[:​occasional_papers:​occasional_papers_list|Occasional ​Papers]] by members.+
  
-===== What is ELAN? Its our Newsletter=====+===== ELAN—the Ex Libris Association ​Newsletter =====
  
-[[:​elan:​newsletters|main page]]+[[:​elan:​newsletters|main page]]\\
  
-ELAN is ELA's newsletter of articles, reminiscences,​ pictures, and news;+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+  ​* ELAN published [[:​elan:​newsletter_list|list of issues available]] for viewing
-    * 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+  * thanks to the work of Agatha Barc, [[:​elan:​newsletter_list|a master index to ELAN's issues ​is available]] to help locate people and subjects. The master ​index covers the years 1987 to 2016
-    * ELAN volunteers: opportunities to contribute [[:​elan:​writing_reviews|book reviews]], etc.to ELAN.+  * ELAN volunteers: opportunities to contribute [[:​elan:​writing_reviews|book reviews]], etc.to ELAN.
  
-===== What historical resources ​have we been responsible for? =====+===== ELA'​s ​historical resources =====
  
-[[:​history:​history_mainpage|main page]] +[[:​history:​history_mainpage|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 libraries, archives, publishing and related information fields; +
-    * 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.+
  
 +  * 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;
 +  * 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.
  
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