International AL Direct

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International AL Direct is an international publication of AL Direct and features news about libraries and librarians around the world, ALA activities and products, conferences and institutes, continuing education opportunities, awards and grants, international exchanges, and much more.  More important, International AL Direct provides information on how to get involved within ALA.


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How to participate: We invite international librarians to participate by sending news articles, information about new activities and projects taking place at their libraries. If you would like a story featured on International AL Direct please send a description (80 words or less), the URL of the site, news story, or blog to the International Relations Office at


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Delin Guerra, Program Officer, International Relations Office
Don Wood, Program Officer, Chapter Relations Office