Science & Technology Section

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  1. A Guide to Professional Development Resources for Science and Technology Librarians
  2. 2013 STS events during ALA Annual.
  3. 2011 STS-ALA funded call for proposals.
  4. The STS Midwinter 2011 discussion group presentations are now available.
  5. Check out the 2010 STS strategic plan implementation report.

About STS

The Science and Technology Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries provides a forum through which librarians in scientific and technical subject fields can achieve and maintain awareness of the impact and range of information with which they work; and promotes improved accessibility to and active use of this information. For more information about STS, consult the section's history.

  1. Section Officers
  2. STS Strategic Plan
  3. STS Manual - is intended to serve as a guide to the activities, organization, procedures, and policies of STS
  4. Information Literacy Standards for STS


  1. STS Committees - get involved and volunteer to join a committee today!
  2. ALA Connect - is a online collaborative workspace available to all ALA members.


  1. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship (ISTL) -  is an electronic journal which publishes substantive material of interest to science and technology librarians.
  2. STS Signal - the Section's newsletter, is published each spring and fall, reporting the Section's activity at ALA Conferences.
  3. Conference Programs and Discussion Groups - current and past STS Program information
  4. STS listserv - connect with your peers, join the STS-L listserv
  5. ACRL-STS Brochure - "Science Majors Needed: Great Careers Await at a Science Library Near You!"
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