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ALA Midwinter Meeting

The 2005 ALA Midwinter Meeting will be held in Boston January 14-19. To register and to learn more about programs and exhibits, go to: http://www.ala.org/ala/eventsandconferencesb/midwinter/2005/home.htm

Video Contest

The deadline to enter the "Working @ Your Library: For Love or Money" video contest is Jan. 31 and is open to the first 20 groups or individuals who register. The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) is currently holding a contest to write a guide to accompany "Working @ Your Library: For Love or Money," a new advocacy video produced by ALA-APA. Interested parties will use the video and guide to augment related presentations during meetings and conferences with colleagues, managers, trustees, and others who are in a role to affect the salaries of library workers. Participation is free and the winner will receive a $250 prize-donation to a school or library. Contact ALA-APA to register for the contest and to request the video: working @ your library: for Love or Money? [ 50 E. Huron St. , Chicago , IL , 60611-2795 ; 1-800-545-2433, ext. 2424; jgrady@ala.org]
More info at: http://www.ala-apa.org/videocontest.html

Tax Forms

Federal and Georgia state tax forms, publications, and instructions will be available for free distribution for the 2004 tax season beginning the week of January 4th. All three libraries will have the forms; the Main Library will have the most comprehensive collection.

The Libraries has a new calendar located at www.libs.uga.edu/events, providing a central place for information on events and meetings. Please contribute by sending your news to libnews@uga.edu. The "libnews" address also replaces libjobs@uga.edu as the places to send news for Update.

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