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  1. Scholarships for New Media Specialty

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

    admin - 07/12/2012 - 12:43 - Education & Careers

  2. 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

  3. ALA Scholarships for Library Support Staff

    Some scholarships available through the ALA Scholarship Program  are geared towards individuals currently working as support staff in libraries.  They include: Tom and Roberta Drewes Scholarship- established with a donation from the founder of Quality Boo ...

    admin - 07/12/2012 - 12:44 - Education & Careers

  4. Federal Librarianship Scholarships

    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 a Federal library. Federal Librarians Cicely Phippen Marks Scholarship- this $1,50 ...

    admin - 09/18/2012 - 11:12 - Education & Careers

  5. Library Specialties

    Do you enjoy... Law? Medicine? Music? Psychology? Art? Working with children? Working with college students?  Whatever your interest, there is a place for you in the library profession. Here, we give you some idea about the variety of work and environment ...

    admin - 12/14/2011 - 07:42 - Education & Careers

  6. Employment Resources by Specialty Area

     There are many specialties within librarianship and each has its own organization dedicated to that specialty.  Below is a list of some of the major organizations within these specialty areas.  If you need information concerning their individual employme ...

    admin - 12/14/2011 - 07:42 - Education & Careers

  7. Labor Relations

    The American Library Association (ALA) comunicates with libraries on issues relating to management and human resources and acts as an advocate for "best practices" in these areas.  Although, the American Library Association cannot provide legal ...

    admin - 12/14/2011 - 07:42 - Education & Careers

  8. Foreign Credentials Evaluation Assistance

      The policy of the American Library Association (ALA) states: "The master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association (or from a master's level program in library and information studies accredited or recognized ...

    admin - 12/14/2011 - 07:42 - Education & Careers

  9. Educational Requirements for Becoming a Librarian

        A Master's degree from an ALA-accredited Library and Information Studies program prepares you for a professional career in library and information science. The majority of employers require an ALA-accredited Master’s for professional positions. A ...

    admin - 12/14/2011 - 07:42 - Education & Careers

  10. Becoming a Librarian

      The policy of the American Library Association (ALA) states: "The master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association (or from a master's level program in library and information studies accredited or recognized ...

    admin - 12/14/2011 - 07:42 - Education & Careers