Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment (HRDR)

Organization and Personnel Administration eCourse Starting Soon

CHICAGO — The ALA Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment (HRDR) is offering a six-week Organization and Personnel Administration course. The online asynchronous sessions will be available on six sequential Mondays from Jan. 4, – Feb. 12...

ecourse on Planning and Management of Buildings Starting Soon

The ALA Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment (HRDR) is offering a six-week Planning and Management of Buildings course. The online asynchronous sessions will be available on six sequential Mondays from Feb. 22 - April 3, 2016. The cost of...

eCourse on Fundraising and Grantsmanship Starting

The ALA Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment (HRDR) is offering a six-week Management of Technology course. The online asynchronous sessions will be available on six sequential Mondays from Dec. 7, 2015 – Jan. 17, 2016. The cost of the...

Management of Technology course starting soon

CHICAGO — The ALA Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment (HRDR) is offering a six-week Management of Technology course. The online asynchronous sessions will be available on sequential Mondays from Oct. 19 – Nov. 23, 2015. The cost of the...

ALA Awards 60 Spectrum Scholarships for 2015-2016

CHICAGO — Today, the American Library Association's (ALA) Office for Diversity awards 2015-2016 Spectrum Scholarships to 60 exceptional students pursuing graduate degrees in library and information studies. Since 1997, the ALA has awarded more than 900...

Accepting sponsors for the ALA Emerging Leaders program

CHICAGO — The ALA Emerging Leaders program has begun the process of preparing for the 2016 class of participants. We are now accepting program sponsors. Sponsorship means that an organization will provide financial support of at least $1,000 ($500 per...

Get your career questions answered

CHICAGO — Need a little bit of help with your career? Wondering if you should stay in your current position or look for something new? Not sure what your next move should be? If you plan to attend the ALA 2015 Annual Conference in San Francisco, then you...

Have a professional photo taken at ALA Annual Conference

CHICAGO — An exciting service is now part of the ALA JobLIST Placement Center. The JobLIST Placement Center offers all conference attendees the opportunity to have a "headshot" photo package created. Any attendee can sign up for an appointment with ALA's...

New photography service offered during ALA Annual Conference

CHICAGO — An exciting new service is coming to the ALA JobLIST Placement Center during the ALA 2014 Annual Conference in Las Vegas. The Placement Center will be offering all attendees the opportunity to have a “headshot” photo package created. Any...

Which describes your situation?

Before you begin the process of joining or renewing, take a moment to read the following information. It will make the process quick and easy. Which best describes your situation? New Member? If you are sure you are a new member joining ALA for the very first time, click the Join Online button located in the right hand column of this page. Enter your email and you will be taken to our secure online membership form to make your selections. Renewing/Rejoining? If you are an ALA member now, or have been an ALA member in the past, click the Renew Online button located in the right hand column of...

Kate Tkacik selected as NMRT's 2014 Emerging Leader recipient

CHICAGO - The New Members Round Table (NMRT) announced Kate Tkacik as its representative in the 2014 Emerging Leaders program. Tkacik is currently working as a business librarian with the Bank of Montreal Business Research Group in Chicago. She received...