The Caribbean Association of Law Libraries hosts its 34th Conference and Annual General Meeting on the 21st July – 25th July, 2019. The Theme of this year’s conference is “Climate change, Artificial Intelligence and Sustainable Development: Caribbean Law Libraries Navigating the Future.”
This year Ms. Juliet Glenn-Callender, a former president of the Association will be presenting at the conference on 22nd July, 2019, Session 2, 2:30p.m – 3:15p.m. The theme of her presentation is “Transition, Transformation and Sustainable development: Caribbean Law Libraries Connecting the Dots.”
Ms. Callender is currently the Campus Librarian at the University of The Bahamas, North Campus in Grand Bahama, The Bahamas. The Association wishes her well with her presentation as she continues to make her contribution towards the development of libraries in the Caribbean.
Please join us in giving heartfelt congratulations to our President, Ms. Beverly Ann Williams, who has been awarded the 2019 Innovation Alumni Award from Syracuse University's School of Information Studies. This award recognizes alumni who have shown creative and innovative ways to improve processes and business models unique to their organization.
Ms. Williams was granted her Masters in Library and Information Science from Syracuse University in 2011. This Award was granted to her based on her conceptualization and action of 4 Cs Framework: Having a Conversation with the Community to make that Connection to promote our Collection.
Beverly continues to be a passionate advocate for libraries and library services, demonstrating the impact libraries make in our communities and the nation at large. The University has invited her to receive this Award at a ceremony and luncheon in September 2019.
The Library Association of Trinidad and Tobago (LATT) celebrates the life of Eaulin Antoinette Blondel, who passed away on Friday 28th June, 2019.
Ms. Blondel served as the Association's President from 1983-1985. She was a spirited individual whose literary works include 'Tobago: An Introduction and Guide' and 'Two Peculiar Pelicans: A Caribbean Story Poem.'
The Executive Board sends condolences to her family and friends during this difficult time.
Elmelinda Lara has been re-appointed as LATT's representative on the Board of Directors of the National Library and Information System Authority (NALIS). The re-appointment became official after she was sworn-in on June 17, 2019. The new board will serve for three (3) years.
The newly appointed members are:
Neil Parsanlal - Chairman
Charleen Phillip – Deputy Chairman
Pandita Dr. Indrani Rampersad
Catherine Romain (Executive Director and Ex-Officio Member)
We are pleased to inform you that one of our very own members, Ms. Cheryl Peltier-Davis, was bestowed with the honour of Caribbean Information Professional of the Year 2019 by the Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries (ACURIL).
Please view the link to an article below which details Ms. Peltier-Davis' academic and professional achievements.