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  1. American Library Association Hosts Two-day Blood Drive during the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting

    In recognition of National Blood Donor Month, Librarians Build Communities (LBC), a Membership Initiative Group of the American Library Association (ALA), has organized a community blood drive during the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Chicago. Conference a ...

    DWOOD - 01/23/2015 - 13:33 - Membership

  2. Where Are Future ALA Leaders? Most Likely in the Sixty-four ALA Student Chapters!

    Planning on being active in your association after you graduate? Great! For students, the best place to start being active and also gain leadership skills and more is through one of the 64 ALA Student Chapters. Student Chapters enhance students’ ALA membe ...

    DWOOD - 01/26/2018 - 12:29 - Membership

  3. Forty ALA Student Chapter Members to Participate in the 2014 Student to Staff Program

    Forty ALA student chapter members were nominated by their schools and were accepted to assist ALA staff during the 2014 ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas. In exchange for working four hours a day (or a total of 16 hours), these students participating in ...

    DWOOD - 02/23/2017 - 11:06 - Membership

  4. Destination: London: The University of Southern Mississippi’s British Studies Program Prepares for Summer 2015

    How would you like to spend a month in beautiful London, England, while earning graduate course credits? How would you like to earn those credits by touring some of the UK’s most important and historic libraries, archives, and special collections? If yes, ...

    DWOOD - 12/01/2014 - 12:11 - Membership

  5. 40 Students to Be Nominated for the 2015 ALA Student-to-Staff Program

    Each Annual Conference ALA provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for 40 students engaged in ALA Student Chapters both to attend an ALA Annual Conference and to work behind-the-scenes with ALA staff.  The Student-to-Staff Program (S2S) was created so t ...

    DWOOD - 10/30/2014 - 13:05 - Membership

  6. Partnership Allows Students to Gain Digitization Experience

    Last spring the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, created Digi Day for students to be provided with a hands-on digitization experience and an opportunity for service hours for its students. Let me share with you how we created this succ ...

    DWOOD - 08/06/2014 - 11:38 - Membership

  7. ALA Student Chapter at Clarion University Raises Travel Funds with Literary Photo Scavenger Hunt

    Tired of the drab, uninspiring sales of T-shirts and coffee tumblers to raise funds for your ALA student chapter? Yes, we at Clarion University were too! Let me share with you how holding a literary photo scavenger hunt helped us raise funds for our annua ...

    DWOOD - 04/02/2014 - 16:49 - Membership

  8. Forty ALA Student Chapter Members Chosen to Participate in the 2011 Student to Staff Program

    Forty ALA Student Chapter members were nominated by their schools and were accepted to assist ALA staff during the 2011 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans. In exchange for working four hours a day (or a total of 20 hours), these students participating i ...

    DWOOD - 02/06/2018 - 09:57 - Membership

  9. Supporting You & Changing the World

    Engage with ALA  Throughout your career, ALA membership supports you in a multitude of ways as you develop your skills and advance in the profession, and as you use your skills to change the world for the better through libraries.   More ways to engage:   ...

    SABBAS - 10/04/2017 - 10:03 - Membership

  10. Learn About Membership Types

    American Library Association (ALA) membership is open to individuals, organizations and non-profits, and businesses interested in working together to change the world for the better through libraries and librarians.   There are a variety of memberships an ...

    SBIRES - 07/10/2019 - 14:07 - Membership