20-minute Connect Demo hosted on April 20, 2021 for ALSC members. [video]
ALA Connect is the official online network for the American Library Association and the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC). All ALA members have access to ALA Connect. Members are encouraged to use ALA Connect for committee work, collaboration, brainstorming, networking, and creating meaningful career connections.
ALSC encourages members to use ALA Connect in their ALA-related tasks. Check out these resources below or browse the robust FAQ resource page on ALA Connect:
Updating Your Profile and Interests
The first features to explore are associated with the ALA Connect profile:
Updating Community Notification Settings | WATCH RECORDING
Posting files such as minutes, agendas, and other committee documents
ALSC committee chairs are still responsible for posting minutes from meetings to their committee's ALA Connect space and to the ALSC Community Home space. Doing so ensures that current members and future committees have access to this information going forward. Please remember, to comply with ALA's Open Meeting policy (A.7.4.4), we ask that you post your committee documents (agendas and minutes) to the ALSC Community Home space so all members can have access to them and learn more about the work of your committee.
Uploading Files | WATCH RECORDING
Adding Subfolders | WATCH RECORDING
Removing Discussion Posts and Files | WATCH RECORDING
ALSC on Connect FAQ
Have further questions on contact information and privacy settings? Check out our FAQ on Connect.
Having problems logging in? Questions about ALA Connect? Contact ALSC Membership Marketing Specialist, Elizabeth Serrano, ext. 2164
Drop-in Connect Sessions
These quick virtual 30-minute sessions are designed for you to come ask any questions you have related to ALA Connect and how to use the platform to engage with other members or carry out any committee work. These sessions will be led by ALSC Membership Marketing Specialist, Elizabeth Serrano. Elizabeth will address any unanswered questions shortly after the live session has concluded.
Upcoming Drop-In Sessions
Previous Drop-In Session Recordings
Friday, October 1, 2021 | Topics covered: uploading files to both committee and ALSC members spaces and adding subfolders in admin view (admin view is only available for chairs/co-chairs).