Purpose:  To promote interest in library issues and librarianship worldwide; to help coordinate international activities within the American Library Association, serving as a liaison between the International Relations Committee and those members of the Association interested in international relations; to develop programs and activities which further the international objectives of ALA; and to provide hospitality and information to visitors from abroad.

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Congratulations to the new IRRT Editors:

  • Robin Kear - Website

  • Rebecca Miller Banner - IL

  • Steve Witt - ALA World



2008 Midwinter Meeting in

We would like to thank our sponsors for the 2007 International Reception:
Principal Sponsors:
-Blackwell Book Services
-OCLC/Web Junction

-Innovative Interfaces

Featured Websites of the Month

"New" National Libraries Website:
National Libraries around the World

Global Studies E-Journal now available:
Global e

New-IRRT ALA Student Chapter Affiliates:  Open letter about how to join

International Librarians Opportunity:  IFLA, ATLA & OCLC Int. Librarian Early Career Development

Want to be a global librarian? See the new  International Job Exchange: Bibliography

Join an International Librarian Discussion List at:
International Discussion List

See profiles of:  IRRT Notable Librarians

Related Files

2006 Assist Papers Winners
Overseas Librarians from the 50s & 60s

Related Links

Library Employment and Foreign Credentials
International Associations, Organizations and Conferences
International Awards, Grants, and Exchanges
International Donation and Shipment of Books
Campaign for the Worlds Libraries
ALA International Relations Committee
ALA International Relations Planning Document 2000-2005
ALA International Relations Office
Sister Libraries Initiative