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  1. Interning: A Supervisor's and Student's Perspectives

    Are you currently completing an internship or have any advice for those in one? March's e-Forum will focus on the sharing experiences and discussing "what makes a great internship." Topics will include: what are great questions to ask a sup ...

    EWHITMORE - 04/01/2015 - 10:26 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Interviewing Tips to Get a Job (a free LLAMA webinar)

    Description:  This free webinar will help prepare participants for interviewing and offer some insight into the interviewing process from the employer's viewpoint.  It will include examples of interviewing behavior and questions/answers to illustrate ...

    FREULAND - 03/11/2014 - 09:57 - Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA)

  3. Transforming Libraries

    Visionary professor R. David Lankes, author of  the award-winning “Atlas of New Librarianship,” and Barbara Stripling, Co-Chair of ALA President Molly Raphael’s Empowering Voices, Transforming Communities initiative, presented a free webinar on Thursday, ...

    JFALCON - 04/03/2013 - 10:51 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  4. Passing the Community Engagement Baton

    “Passing the Community Engagement Baton: A Conversation with ALA President Molly Raphael and ALA President-elect Maureen Sullivan,” hosted by ALA 2013-2014 ALA President Barbara Stripling, features an unprecedented conversation among ALA leadership, focus ...

    JFALCON - 04/03/2013 - 10:35 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  5. Don’t Let It Stay in Vegas

    By Laurie D. Borman June means the ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition, and this year we’re going to Las Vegas. The conference program is packed with speakers and programs, so flip to our preview to get the latest information on what’s happening. While y ...

    LBORMAN - 06/02/2014 - 12:38 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Newsmaker: Kathleen Shearer

    In August 2013, the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR), the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), and two other groups launched a Joint Task Force on Librarians’ Competencies in Support of E-Research and Scholarly Communication. Its first ...

    geberhart - 12/02/2013 - 13:04 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. 1923

    By 1923 the Committee on Library Training recommended that ALA appoint a board or committee to review library training agencies and to define standards for evaluating or accrediting them. The Temporary Library Training Board was appointed. The same year, ...

    HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 12:07 - About ALA

  8. 1905

    Starting in 1905, ALA began to issue recommendations for the education of librarians ensuring the highest standards within the profession.  That year ALA recommended that two to three years of college be a pre-requisite to library education.  ...

    HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 12:07 - About ALA

  9. General Scholarships

    ALA has general scholarships that are open to all applicants who have applied for admission to a formal program of library and information studies leading to a master's degree.  ALA also has scholarships people from underrepresented groups, for libra ...

    admin - 12/20/2012 - 10:55 - Education & Careers

  10. How to Choose a Library Science School

    There are several factors to consider when choosing a school that will best meet your needs: ALA accreditation- To receive accreditation from the American Library Association, a school must meet a wide variety of criteria. If desire a position that requir ...

    admin - 05/01/2013 - 12:16 - Education & Careers