With today’s IT environment, technology needs to be integrated into everything MLA does, built into the DNA of every group. Work and decisions surrounding technology have greatly outgrown the scope of a single committee.
Full speed ahead. Exactly! Readers of this blog will know that the MLA Board has established a strategic goal of serving the mission and growth of MLA by increasing the breadth, depth, and quality of MLA education offerings and expanding our audiences.
Reflections on the last ten months, riding a tremendous wave of change that will benefit the association for many years to come.
T. (Terrence) Mark Hodges didn’t set out to be a librarian, but like many of us, he fell into the love of organized books. While serving in the British Army, Mark was stationed in Egypt at the Army Education Center in Suez, where he was placed in charge of the library.
This week, the MLA Board did its first semi-annual evaluation of the strategic goals adopted in spring 2015. The consensus? We’ve come a long way, with plenty more “way” to go.