Archive | July, 2009

Reconnecting at ALA

As VP of Sales at Tutor.com, ALA is often about long days at the booth talking about our great services and meeting with clients and prospective clients. It is wonderful and fun and always rewarding. ALA though for me is also about reconnecting with dear old friends. Former colleagues and clients from years ago……catching up […]

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Funding Programs in Hard Times: Diablo Supports Tempe Public Library

Budgets are tight this year.  Libraries have hard choices to make.   Finding outside funds is often a necessity.  We’re working with many clients to identify funding sources from private foundations, government grants or local businesses.  Tempe Public Library’s successful efforts to secure funding from a local group were described today in the Arizona Central news.   […]

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Pancake Breakfast

While many of you may have been hitting the snooze button this past Sunday morning, dozens of librarians were joining us for our ALA pancake breakfast.  Hot pancakes and fresh coffee was part of the appeal, but the real draw was listening to our guests and clients – David Belanger from Delaware County Library System […]

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Excited for ALA?

The ALA 2009 conference is officially underway, so be sure to stop by Booth 1848 if you’re in Chicago.  We’re throwing a Block Party, showing off our new Learning Suite, and giving one lucky library a Nintendo Wii.  We look forward to seeing you.  In the meantime, here are a few links to whet your […]

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ALA Day #1: Setting Up the Booth

Wow. There is A LOT that goes into getting ready for the ALA Annual Conference.  We’ve been exhibiting at the show for years, but I didn’t truly appreciate how much work went into setting up until this year as a member of the Tutor.com set-up crew. There’s lots to think about: Is the electricity working? Did all […]

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