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  1. Special Committees, Working Groups, and Task Forces

    Digital Content Working Group Supporting the "Transformation" of libraries is a priority of the Association's 2015 Strategic Plan, and the rapid shift from print to digital content is one of the more dramatic developments now transforming l ...

    admin - 12/02/2016 - 12:17 - Member Groups & Communities

  2. Gordon M. Conable Conference Scholarship

    The FTRF website has moved to www.ftrf.org  For up-to-date information about the Conable Scholarship, please visit the Freedom to Read website.   What is the Conable Scholarship? The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) offers an annual scholarship for libra ...

    admin - 06/15/2016 - 09:02 - Member Groups & Communities

  3. Committees, Volunteer Resources & Opportunities

    Find Your Opportunity to Volunteer The American Library Association carries out its work through a member-driven structure of committees and subcommittees, divisions, round tables, and several other types of groups.  Each committee has a specific purpose, ...

    admin - 01/28/2015 - 10:56 - Member Groups & Communities

  4. ALA electronic discussion lists using Sympa

    ALA uses electronic discussion lists for interactive communications. There are lists for committees, roundtables and other groups. ALA uses an open-source mailing list application called Sympa.  Sympa provides ALA members with a web interface for handling ...

    admin - 12/02/2014 - 12:29 - Member Groups & Communities

  5. Joint Committees

    The following joint committees have been established by Council action in accordance with Bylaws Article VIII, Section 5. Joint committees are of two types: (1) those established between ALA and an outside organization, in which case the ALA Executive Boa ...

    admin - 08/12/2014 - 17:05 - Member Groups & Communities

  6. American Library Association

    Affiliates Affiliate organizations of the American Library Association are groups having purpose or interests similar to those of the Association. Under Article X, Section 1, of the Constitution and upon application formally made by the proper officers, t ...

    admin - 08/27/2013 - 12:02 - Member Groups & Communities

  7. Task Force on the ALA Election Process & Guidelines

    ESTABLISHED:  By the ALA Executive Board at the 2008 Midwinter Meeting CHARGE:  Review existing ALA policies related to ALA elections and campaigning for ALA office; Review the Guidelines for Candidates for ALA Office document as approved by the Executive ...

    admin - 02/15/2012 - 03:28 - Member Groups & Communities

  8. Task Force on E-Member Participation

    ESTABLISHED: By ALA Council at the 2007 Annual Conference CHARGE:   To examine existing documents and develop recommendations to adapt ALA policies to help the Association move forward with effective-e-participation practices; to survey current and planne ...

    admin - 02/15/2012 - 03:28 - Member Groups & Communities

  9. Policies and Guidelines for the ALA Website

    I. Introduction Technological developments have impacted the way that organizations present themselves to their members and the general public. Many organizations have moved their public presence to the Internet allowing people to access organizational in ...

    admin - 02/15/2012 - 03:28 - Member Groups & Communities

  10. Tech Resources

    We're currently developing the new structure (information architecture) of our website. Explore the left navigation, but please be patient; the content for most of these pages won't arrive until later. ...

    admin - 02/15/2012 - 03:28 - Member Groups & Communities