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  1. Leaders Wanted Doctoral Options Fair

    The ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services and the ALISE Multicultural, Ethnic, and Humanistic Concerns Special Interest Group invite you to contribute information about your doctoral program through the Leaders Wanted website.  If you ...

    WPRELLWITZ - 05/08/2019 - 13:31 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  2. Peer Mentoring

    By Laura Birkenhauer, Student Success Librarian for Campus Engagement, Miami University Libraries I’ve served in a formal capacity as both a mentor and a mentee, inside and outside of librarianship. We all know that mentoring is unquestionably hard work, ...

    AHAYES - 04/05/2019 - 10:45 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  3. Talking Points & Tools

    ALA's advocacy and public policy staff are committed to helping library workers, policy analysts, government officials, and the public to identify and prepare for the future. Our research covers a broad range of issues, all related to how libraries s ...

    EWAGNER - 05/09/2019 - 13:57 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  4. Contact

    - For media inquiries,  contact  the ALA Communications & Marketing Office- To report censorship,  contact  the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom- For Banned Books Week support,  contact  ALA Banned Books Week ...

    EDIAZ - 05/17/2019 - 17:39 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  5. Using Social Media

    Social media channels provide a place where libraries can share the work they are doing – and reinforce relationships with decision makers and the communities they represent. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram are perfectly designed for communicati ...

    EWAGNER - 04/05/2019 - 10:55 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  6. Sydney Taylor, Jewish Books, and Building a Better World

      By: Heidi Rabinowitz, Past President of the Association of Jewish Libraries History was made this year when the ALA Youth Media Awards press conference kicked off by naming the winners of the Sydney Taylor Book Award. Who’s Sydney Taylor and what IS thi ...

    AHAYES - 03/29/2019 - 20:01 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  7. Advocacy Library Submission Form

    Fill out the form below to add a resource to the Advocacy Library. Questions? Email ola@ala.org. About the resource Title of resource * URL * URL where the resource can be accessed. Descriptive paragraph * Please include the author, date of publication, a ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 09/16/2018 - 22:17 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  8. Q&A with Twanna Hodge (2013), interviewed by Nancy García Ramírez (2018)

    Twanna Hodge is a 2013 Spectrum Scholar currently working at SUNY Upstate Health Sciences Library as an Academic/Research Librarian. Twanna graduated with her MLIS from the University of Washington in 2015. She earned her Bachelors in Humanities with mino ...

    BJARNAGIN - 03/26/2019 - 10:51 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  9. CopyTalk Webinar Archive

    CopyTalk is a series of webinars on specific copyright topics that include orphan works, mass digitization, international copyright developments, pending and recent copyright court cases, the copyright implications of new technologies, and more. Browse th ...

    EWAGNER - 05/13/2019 - 08:25 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  10. Banned Books Week Box

    The Banned Books Week Box is a literary subscription that fights censorship. Sent once a year, the box contains the newest Banned Books Week products at a 15% discount. Sales support the Office for Intellectual Freedom's work in defending the right t ...

    EDIAZ - 04/27/2019 - 12:24 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues