LRTS Access for ALCTS Members and Subscribers

Access to the OJS-based Library Resources and Technical Services has been synchronized with the ALA membership database, and every LRTS user (members and subscribers are both considered LRTS users) can log in to using the same credentials used for other ALA websites, like, ALA conference registration, and ALA Connect.

The searchable, digital version of Library Resources & Technical Services (LRTS), goes back to volume 40, number 1 (January 1996). Earlier issues, including tables of contents, article abstracts, volume indexes, and complete issues (in PDF) are also available:


Free access to LRTS comes with ALCTS membership. Join by visiting or call ALA's Member and Customer Service (MACS) department at 1-800-545-2433 and press 5. contact MACS with membership questions, too.

To subscribe to LRTS or to ask questions about your existing subscription, email or call ALA's MACS department at 1-800-545-2433 and press 5.

Other questions? Get in touch at or (312) 280-5037.