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ALA Connect, a virtual workspace where official ALA groups and communities of interest collaborate online.
Visit ALA Connect, a virtual workspace where official ALA groups and communities of interest collaborate online.

Hashtags to Watch

Libraries Transform Campaign - #LibrariesTransform

Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence - #ala_carnegie

- ALA's Center for the Future of Libraries.

#TeamALA - Connect with ALA staff

Connect with all of ALA on one Twitter list!

There's an ALA Facebook list, too!

ALA Leadership

ALA President Jim Neal @jamesneal.

ALA President-Elect Loida Garcia-Febo @loidagarciafebo.

Past-President Sari Feldman @sari_feldman.

Past-President Courtney Young @librarycourtney.

ALA Electronic Discussion Lists

ALA maintains a community of electronic discussion lists using an open-source application called Sympa. There are lists for committees, roundtables and a variety of interest groups. Learn how to subscribe, change mail options, and more.

Other ways to contact ALA and ALA staff.

Upcoming Events

ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits, February 9-13, 2018 in Denver #alamw18 Twitter YouTube Pinterest Tumblr LinkedIn Storify

ALA Placement Center twitter icon

PLA 2018 Conference, March 20-24, 2018 in Philadelphia Public Library Association 2018 Conference Facebook

Publishing & Communications

ALA Editions ALA Editions Twitter ALA Editions Facebook
Books, e-books, online courses

ALA en español ALA in Spanish Twitter

ALA Graphics ALA Graphics twitterALA Graphics Facebook
READ posters, bookmarks, award seals, more

ALA TechSource   ALA Techsource Twitter
Smart Libraries Newsletter, Library Technology Reports TechSource Blog

American Libraries  American Libraries twitter American Libraries FacebookAmerican Libraries  FlickrAmerican Libraries  Pinterest 
Official publication of ALA The Scoop  E-Content

Booklist  Booklist Twitter iconBooklist FacebookBooklist YoutubeBooklist Pinterest
Book reviews for librarians and book lovers from the experts at ALA The Booklist Reader

ALA Divisions

Initiatives

Digitallearn.org (PLA initiative)Digitallearn.org Twitter iconDigitallearn.org Facebook iconDigitallearn.org Tumblr

Project Outcome (PLA initiative) Project Outcome Twitter iconProject Outcome Facebook icon

ALA Events

Banned Websites Awareness Day - September 27, 2017 (Wednesday of Banned Books Week)

Digital Learning Day (AASL Partner)- February 22, 2018 Digital Learning Day Twitter icon

International Games Day - November 18, 2017

Money Smart Week® - April 21-28, 2018

National Bookmobile Day - April 11, 2018 (Wednesday of National Library Week)#NBD2018National Bookmobile Day Facebook icon

National Library Workers Day - April 10, 2018 (Tuesday of National Library Week)#nlwd18National Library Workers Day Facebook icon

Picture Book Month - November

Preservation Week - April 22-28, 2018#preswkPreservation Week TwitterPreservation Week Facebook icon

Teen Read Week - October 8-14, 2017#TRW17Teen Read Week  Pinterest

Teen Tech Week - March 4-10, 2018#TTW18

ALA Offices

ALA LibraryALA Library twitter iconALA Library Pinterest

Chapter Relations Office (CRO)Chapter Relations Office twitter iconChapter Relations Office Facebook

Information Technology & Telecommunication Services (ITTS) ITTS Blog

International Relations Office (IRO)International Relations Office twitter iconInternational Relations Office Facebook

International Relations Office (IRO) ALA en español ALA en español twitter icon

Office for Accreditation (OA) Office for Accreditation twitter icon

Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) twitter icon

Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) Office for Intellectual Freedom  twitter icon Office for Intellectual Freedom Facebook OIF Blog

Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services (ODLOS) Intersections Blog

Office for Research and Evaluation (ORE) ORE Blog

Public Programs Office (PPO) Programming Librarian

Washington OfficeWashington Office twitter icon Washington Office Facebook Washington Office TumblrDistrict Dispatch

Round Tables of ALA - Round Table Projects

Ethnic and Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT) EMIERT twitter iconEMIERT FacebookEMIERT ALA Connect

Federal & Armed Forces Libraries Round Table (FAFLRT) FAFLRT twitter iconFAFLRT ALA Connect

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Round Table (GLBTRT) GLBTRT twitter iconGLBTRT FacebookGLBTRT Reviews ALA ConnectGLBTRT Reviews

GLBTRT  Rainbow List Rainbow List twitter iconRainbow List Facebook

Government Documents Round Table (GODORT) GODORT FacebookGODORT ALA Connect

International Relations Round Table (IRRT) IRRT FacebookIRRT YoutubeIRRT ALA ConnectIRRT Blog

Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT)IFRT Twitter iconIFRT FacebookIFRT ALA Connect

Learning Round Table (LearnRT)Learning Round Table twitter iconLearning Round Table FacebookLearning Round Table ALA Connect

Library History Round Table (LHRT)Library History Round Table FacebookLibrary History Round Table ALA Connect

Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) ALA Connect

Library Research Round Table (LRRT) Library Research Round Table ALA Connect

Library Support Staff Interests Round Table (LSSIRT) Library Support Staff Interests Round Table ALA Connect

Map and Geospatial Information Round Table (MAGIRT) Map and Geospatial Information Round Table FacebookMap and Geospatial Information Round Table ALA Connect

New Members Round Table (NMRT) New Members Round Table  twitter iconNew Members Round Table  FacebookNew Members Round Table  ALA ConnectNMRT Notes

Retired Members Round Table (RMRT) Retired Members Round Table FacebookRetired Members Round Table ALA Connect

Social Responsibilities Round Table (SRRT) Social Responsibilities Round Table  FacebookSocial Responsibilities Round Table  ALA Connect

SRRT Amelia Bloomer Project SRRT Amelia Bloomer Project twitter icon

Sustainability Round Table (SRT) Sustainability Round Table (SRT) FacebookSustainability Round Table (SRT) LinkedInSustainability Round Table (SRT) ALA Connect

Committees

All ALA Committees use ALA Connect.

Additionally:

Committee on Accreditation (COA) Standards Review Information

ALA Committee on the Status of Women in Librarianship (COSWL) @ALA_COSWL

ALA Training, Orientation & Leadership Development  Committee (TOLD)  @ALA_TOLD

Committee on Archives, Libraries and Museums (CALM) @CALMcte
Joint Committee of the American Library Association (ALA), Society of American Archivists (SAA), and American Association of Museums (AAM)

Affiliates & Chapters & Companion Organizations

ALA ChaptersALA Chapters Facebook icon

ALA Student Chapters Facebook icon

REFORMA The National Association to Promote Library & Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking REFORMA twitter icon REFORMA Facebook icon REFORMA YouTubeREFORMA FlickrREFORMA Pinterest REFORMALinkedIn REFORMA ALA Connect

 

ALA Member Initiative Groups (MIGs)

Comic Book and Graphic Novel Member Initiative Group Comic Book and Graphic Novel Member Initiative Group Facebook icon

Virtual Communities and Libraries Virtual Communities and Libraries Facebook icon

Individual ALA Staffers

  • Keri Cascio, Executive Director, Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)  twitter icon
  • Mary Ghikas, ALA Senior Associate Executive Director  twitter icon
  • Jenny Levine, Executive Director, Library & Information Technology Association  twitter icon
  • Keir Graff, Booklist Executive Editor  twitter icon
  • Daniel Kraus, Booklist Editor of Books for Youth  twitter icon
  • Bill Ott, Editor & Publisher of Booklist Publications  twitter icon
  • Carrie Russell, Program Director, Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP)  twitter icon
  • Rebecca Vnuk, Booklist Editor, Collection Management and Library Outreach  twitter icon
  • Beth Yoke, Executive Director, Young Adult Library Services Association  twitter icon

 

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