At the Spring 2013 AAL meeting, members began the process of brainstorming the updated vision, mission and goals/values for AAAL as they have not been reviewed in quite some time. The Executive has also worked on revising these statements. Please submit your comments/feedback on the following new statements; we will bring a summary of your ideas to the Fall 2013 meeting for final review.
Promote excellence in college and technical institute libraries in Alberta
Suggested New Vision:Collaborate to achieve innovation and excellence in Alberta academic libraries.
Facilitate communication, planning and cooperation among college and technical institute libraries. AAAL also promotes continuing education opportunities and assists in professional development endeavors.
Suggested New Mission:Facilitate collaboration and professional development opportunities for staff in Alberta academic libraries.
Promotes the following values:
· Lifelong learning
· Professional development
· Cooperation/collaboration networking
· Diversity of duties and responsibilities associated with college and technical librarianship
Suggested New Values:We value:· Collaboration· Sharing Knowledge· Sharing Resources· Innovation· Professional Growth· Student Success· Diversity· Quality Service· Lifelong Learning