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  1. Guidelines for Choosing a Master's Program in Library and Information Studies

    These guidelines are designed to help prospective students select the program that best meets their individual needs. In choosing a program, prospective students should consider several factors, including future career plans, specialization options, geogr ...

    admin - 03/17/2020 - 12:43 - Education & Careers

  2. Speciality or Practice Area

    Some scholarships available through the ALA Scholarship Program  are geared towards individuals planning to work in specific types of libraries or positions within  the library.  Speciality scholarships have been developed for people interested in: Federa ...

    admin - 09/24/2019 - 10:58 - Education & Careers

  3. Scholarships for New Media Specialty

    The following scholarship available through the ALA Scholarship Program  is designed to encourage the entry of qualified persons that plan to pursue a specialty in new media. New media is defined as digital technology’s transformation of business and cult ...

    admin - 08/27/2019 - 14:49 - Education & Careers

  4. Federal Librarianship Scholarships

    The following scholarship available through the ALA Scholarship Program  is designed to encourage the entry of qualified persons that indicate an interest in working in a Federal library. Federal Librarians Cicely Phippen Marks Scholarship- this $1,500 aw ...

    admin - 08/27/2019 - 14:52 - Education & Careers

  5. Resources for LIS program administrators

    Addressing the ALA Standards Implementing and Documenting Compliance with the 2015 Standards for Accreditation Guidance for programs on implementing and documenting compliance with the 2015 Standards for Accreditation, compiled by members of the Committee ...

    admin - 07/03/2019 - 14:06 - Education & Careers

  6. Scholarships for Service to Children, Young Adults and Teens

    The following scholarship(s) available through the ALA Scholarship Program  are designed to encourage the entry of qualified persons that indicate an interest in working in services to children, young adults, and teens.  ALSC Frederic G. Melcher Scholarsh ...

    admin - 02/08/2019 - 10:52 - Education & Careers

  7. International Degrees in Library and Information Science

      The American Library Association currently accredits library programs on the master's level within North America.  The following countries have been identified as having "formal" accreditation processes for library studies at the master&# ...

    admin - 12/11/2018 - 10:18 - Education & Careers

  8. Searchable Database of ALA-Accredited Programs

    Each entry includes contact information, program name, date through which it is accredited, and distance education opportunities. You can search by state/province, distance education options, degree type, and specific institution. Some entries may have a ...

    admin - 09/06/2018 - 14:15 - Education & Careers

  9. Resources for programs seeking initial accreditation

    Precandidacy advice (pdf) For programs submitting an application for precandidacy. Suggestions from the Office resulting from previous Committee on Accreditation decisions and based on Accreditation Process, Policies and Procedures (AP3). Precandidacy app ...

    admin - 08/22/2018 - 09:23 - Education & Careers

  10. Library Information Technologies

    The following scholarship(s) available through the ALA Scholarship Program  are designed to encourage the entry of qualified persons that indicate a potential for leadership and commitment to library technology. LITA/Christian (Chris) Larew Memorial Schol ...

    admin - 05/25/2018 - 12:23 - Education & Careers