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Forum on Library Education

ALA Forum on Library Education

January 19, 2007
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Seattle, WA

Meeting Location: Convention Center Room 602/604



This Forum continues the dialog on issues in library and information science education and it identifies new issues and new challenges confronting our profession.


Blog for the Forum on Library Education 






Topics and Presenters

Brief papers on the following topics from these respective presenters:



Submitted Papers


Additional Resources



Call for Papers

We invite you to share your ideas and submit an issues paper on library education. Papers will contribute to our knowledge base and action agenda for library education.

Papers can be submitted by individuals or organizations.

Papers can address the following topics or any other topic in library education:

  • Core Issues Confronting Library Education

  • The Knowledge Base of the Field

  • How Education is Delivered

  • The Need for Educational Innovation

  • The Role of ALA Accreditation


Please send submissions to Kimberly Sanders at  For more information, contact Kimberly Sanders.



There is no fee to register for this event. You may register for the Forum using the online form at