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 ====== Long Range Plan 2011-2016 ====== ====== Long Range Plan 2011-2016 ======
  
-As its major commitment in 2004, the Ex Libris Association Board of Directors ​embarked on an analysis of its accomplishments and the planning for its future activities. The general objective was to determine how the Association could best serve its national membership in future years. A draft plan was prepared. Discussion and consultation took place and suggestions for change were made. At the Annual General Meeting, November 8, 2004, the draft proposal for the long-range plan was accepted, with the recommendation that it be reworked by the Executive Committee and presented for final approval at the January 31, 2005 meeting of the Board of Directors. The goals of the reworked plan, together with the proposed means for implementation,​ are presented below and updated to September 17, 2013: target dates are shown for items of particular, immediate focus.+As its major commitment in 2004, the Ex Libris Association Board embarked on an analysis of its accomplishments and planning for its future activities. At the Annual General Meeting, November 8, 2004, the draft proposal for the long-range plan was accepted, with the recommendation that it be reworked by the Executive Committee and presented for final approval at the January 31, 2005 meeting of the Board of Directors. The goals of the reworked plan, together with the proposed means for implementation,​ are presented below and updated to September 17, 2013: target dates are shown for items of particular, immediate focus.
  
 ===== Goal 1 ===== ===== Goal 1 =====
  
 To provide a forum for interested individuals to stimulate the recollection and publication of the history of Canadian librarianship,​ ELA will: To provide a forum for interested individuals to stimulate the recollection and publication of the history of Canadian librarianship,​ ELA will:
-|   | Action | Responsibility | Timeline | 
-| a) | maintain a biographical database of Canadian library and information science professionals that will document the contributions of those who have made their mark in some way in the library history of English Canada from its beginning; | Biography Project Committee | Ongoing | 
-| b) | publish articles of individual professional recollections in ELAN; | Newsletter Committee | Ongoing Publish 2 issues per year | 
-| c) | facilitate the collection of oral histories related to library and information science in Canada by: |   |   | 
-|   | i)   encouraging the safe deposit of material from oral history projects in appropriate archival collections | Oral History Project Committee | Training session for interviewers List of interviewees | 
-|   | ii)  exploring the possibilities of continuing to collect oral history of libraries, librarianship and related fields; |   |   | 
-| d) | encourage the preservation of, and access to, Canadian historical materials in the field of library and information science by: | Archivist | Ongoing | 
-|   | i)   publishing reports and making recommendations concerning the deposit of individuals’ personal papers and institutions’ archives on the ELA website and in ELAN | Website Committee; Newsletter Committee | Ongoing | 
-|   | ii)  communicating this information to provincial organizations |   | Ongoing | 
-|   | iii) providing assistance to ELA members to find appropriate locations for their personal papers. | Archivist | Reactive | 
  
-===== Goal 2  =====+|  |Action |Responsibility |Timeline | 
 +|a) |maintain a biographical database of Canadian library and information science professionals that will document the contributions of those who have made their mark in some way in the library history of English Canada from its beginning; |Biography Project Committee |Ongoing | 
 +|b) |publish articles of individual professional recollections in ELAN; |Newsletter Committee |Ongoing Publish 2 issues per year | 
 +|c) |facilitate the collection of oral histories related to library and information science in Canada by: |  |  | 
 +|  |i)  encouraging the safe deposit of material from oral history projects in appropriate archival collections |Oral History Project Committee |Training session for interviewers List of interviewees | 
 +|  |ii)  exploring the possibilities of continuing to collect oral history of libraries, librarianship and related fields; |  |  | 
 +|d) |encourage the preservation of, and access to, Canadian historical materials in the field of library and information science by: |Archivist |Ongoing | 
 +|  |i)  publishing reports and making recommendations concerning the deposit of individuals†personal papers and institutions†archives on the ELA website and in ELAN |Website Committee; Newsletter Committee |Ongoing | 
 +|  |ii)  communicating this information to provincial organizations |  |Ongoing | 
 +|  |iii) providing assistance to ELA members to find appropriate locations for their personal papers. |Archivist |Reactive | 
 + 
 +===== Goal 2  ​=====
  
 To serve as a voice for members on library services and other important library-related issues on which they would wish to be heard, ELA will: To serve as a voice for members on library services and other important library-related issues on which they would wish to be heard, ELA will:
  
-  | Action | Responsibility | Timeline | + |Action |Responsibility |Timeline | 
-| a) | provide a forum for library and archival related issues of importance through ELAN, the Web site, programmes at annual conferences,​ and other means; | Website Committee; Newsletter Committee; Annual Conference Committee | Ongoing | +|a) |provide a forum for library and archival related issues of importance through ELAN, the Web site, programmes at annual conferences,​ and other means; |Website Committee; Newsletter Committee; Annual Conference Committee |Ongoing | 
-| b) | sponsor the W.K. Lamb Award for Library Service to Seniors; | Public Relations Committee | Ongoing | +|b) |sponsor the W.K. Lamb Award for Library Service to Seniors; |Public Relations Committee |Ongoing | 
-| c) | identify, monitor, and advocate in problem areas related to librarianship. |   | Ongoing |+|c) |identify, monitor, and advocate in problem areas related to librarianship. |  |Ongoing |
  
-===== Goal 3  =====+===== Goal 3  ​=====
  
 To act as a medium of communication among members, keep members informed of developments of interest, and continue to improve communication with members throughout Canada, ELA will: To act as a medium of communication among members, keep members informed of developments of interest, and continue to improve communication with members throughout Canada, ELA will:
-  | Action | Responsibility | Timeline | + 
-| a) | publish the newsletter, ELAN, a minimum of twice a year; | Newsletter Committee | Ongoing | + |Action |Responsibility |Timeline ​|  ​
-| b) | develop, maintain, and update the website Facebook and web presence; | Website Committee | Ongoing |   +|a) |publish the newsletter, ELAN, a minimum of twice a year; |Newsletter Committee |Ongoing ​|  ​
-| c) | maintain an electronic discussion list to facilitate debate and discussion on relevant issues; | Treasurer | Ongoing |   +|b) |develop, maintain, and update the website Facebook and web presence; |Website Committee |Ongoing |  
-| d) | provide an ELA presence at the conferences of CLA and provincial and regional associations;​ | Public Relations Committee | Ongoing |   +|c) |maintain an electronic discussion list to facilitate debate and discussion on relevant issues; |Treasurer |Ongoing |  
-| e) | hold annual conferences and such other gatherings as may be deemed appropriate;​ | Annual Conference Committee | Ongoing |   +|d) |provide an ELA presence at the conferences of CLA and provincial and regional associations;​ |Public Relations Committee |Ongoing |  
-| f) | increase provincial and regional activity. | Recruitment and Member Services Committee | Ongoing |   |+|e) |hold annual conferences and such other gatherings as may be deemed appropriate;​ |Annual Conference Committee |Ongoing |  
 +|f) |increase provincial and regional activity. |Recruitment and Member Services Committee |Ongoing |  |
  
 ===== Goal 4 ===== ===== Goal 4 =====
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 To expand the membership of the Ex Libris Association throughout Canada, ELA will: To expand the membership of the Ex Libris Association throughout Canada, ELA will:
  
-  | Actions | Responsibility | Timeline | + |Actions |Responsibility |Timeline | 
-| a) | explore ways and means of recruiting members, and developing strategies for recruiting members from all parts of Canada; | Recruitment and Member Services Committee | Ongoing | +|a) |explore ways and means of recruiting members, and developing strategies for recruiting members from all parts of Canada; |Recruitment and Member Services Committee |Ongoing | 
-| b) | conduct periodic recruitment campaigns; | Recruitment and Member Services Committee | Ongoing | +|b) |conduct periodic recruitment campaigns; |Recruitment and Member Services Committee |Ongoing | 
-| c) | liaise with library and information associations across Canada. | Recruitment and Member Services Committee | Ongoing |+|c) |liaise with library and information associations across Canada. |Recruitment and Member Services Committee |Ongoing |
  
 ===== Goal 5 ===== ===== Goal 5 =====
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 To provide services to the membership of the Ex Libris Association ELA will: To provide services to the membership of the Ex Libris Association ELA will:
  
-  | Actions | Responsibility | Timeline | + |Actions |Responsibility |Timeline | 
-| a) | provide a clearinghouse for consultants,​ e.g. facilitate announcements for consultants,​ offer distribution via wiki, and other web services. | Website Committee | Ongoing | +|a) |provide a clearinghouse for consultants,​ e.g. facilitate announcements for consultants,​ offer distribution via wiki, and other web services. |Website Committee |Ongoing | 
-| b) | provide mentorship opportunities;​ |   | Ongoing | +|b) |provide mentorship opportunities;​ |  |Ongoing | 
-| c) | arrange tours of libraries, archives, and other related establishments. | Public Relations Committee | Two tours per year |+|c) |arrange tours of libraries, archives, and other related establishments. |Public Relations Committee |Two tours per year |
  
 Updated September 17, 2013 Updated September 17, 2013
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