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TLA dues include membership in one roundtable.

 

Children and Young Adults Services

The purpose of this Roundtable shall be to promote children's and young adult services in public and school libraries; to improve training among librarians who work with children and young adults; to create positive relationships among all librarians who work with children and young adults in public, school, and private school libraries.

Chair: Lindsey Patrick

 

Library Technologies

The purpose of the Roundtable shall be to provide a forum to discuss issues, problems and solutions, share ideas and provide education and training in managing electronic resources.

Chair: Cody Behles

Government Documents

The purpose of this roundtable is to promote statewide cooperation among people working with all types of government documents, i.e., Federal, State, and Local.To provide a forum for those people to discuss their problems and share their ideas concerning government documents.To sponsor projects for increasing the use of documents and to improve bibliographic control of them.To contribute to the education and training of documents personnel. Section To encourage all levels of government to make their public documents readily available to all types of libraries. To continually review the laws, rules, and guidelines that affect the governance of our collections, and to actively support lobbying efforts to change these laws and rules when the need for change is necessitated.

Chair: Anne Whitver

 

Library Instruction

The purpose of the Roundtable shall be to promote the improvement of library use instruction in all libraries and more effective use of library resources.

Chair: Dorcas Davis

 

Library Leadership

The purpose of this Roundtable is to provide an avenue for discussion about issues related to library management and leadership.
 

 

New Members

The purpose of the Roundtable shall be to help individual members who have been members of TLA ten years or less to orient themselves in the profession of librarianship, to acquaint them with the structure and purpose of TLA, to promote comradeship among TNMRT members, to provide them with the opportunity for involvement in TLA, and to serve as a common voice for TMNRT members.

Chairs:

 

Reference

The purpose of the Roundtable shall be to promote the improvement of reference services in all libraries and to promote communication between the various branches of reference services.

Chair: Holly Herbert

 

Technical Services

The object shall be to unite in one group Tennessee librarians and others interested in activities related to the acquisition, identification, cataloging, classification, and preservation of library materials, and to provide opportunity for the interchange of ideas and the discussion of problems.

Chair: Sue Mazaros


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