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Ariana Hussain Selected as APALA 2014 Emerging Leader

The Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association’s (APALA) Scholarships and Awards Committee is proud to announce Ariana Hussain as the 2014 Emerging Leader for the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association. APALA will provide funding to support her attendance and participation in the Emerging Leaders program at the 2014 ALA Midwinter Meeting and Annual Conference. “I congratulate Ariana on Read More …

APALA 35th Anniversary Planning Committees

Dear APALA members, APALA will be turning 35 in 2015! To celebrate and commemorate this milestone, we are planning to hold the first ever APALA conference (there was a joint APALA/CALA conference in 2001) in conjunction with the ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco, a very appropriate location considering the deep history and strong presence Read More …

APALA Travel Grant and Scholarship Award Recipients Announced

The Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA) Scholarship and Awards Committee announced the following Travel Grant and Scholarship Award recipients during the ALA Annual Conference 2013 in Chicago:   Travel Grant Recipient: Linda Nguyễn I’m a 2013 MLIS graduate from St. Catherine University and 2011 Spectrum Scholar of the American Library Association. I currently work Read More …