For immediate release | October 26, 2010


CHICAGO—ALA Editions, the publishing imprint of the American Library Association, announces the launch of its new website, The site offers an updated public face for ALA Editions and

  • Gives visitors a place to find out about ALA Editions products, authors and news;
  • Facilitates sharing and cross posting via Twitter and Facebook and includes an RSS feed;
  • Hosts the new ALA Editions blog, featuring the stories behind the books, discussion of trends in the library and publishing worlds, information about upcoming projects and more;
  • Serves as the gateway to Children’s Programming Monthly, a new electronic-only periodical with programs and ideas for preschool through Grade 3.
ALA Store purchases fund advocacy, awareness, and accreditation programs for library professionals worldwide. ALA Editions publishes resources used worldwide by tens of thousands of library and information professionals to improve programs, build on best practices, develop leadership, and for personal professional development. ALA authors and developers are leaders in their fields, and their content is published in a growing range of print and electronic formats. Contact ALA Editions at (800) 545-2433 ext. 5418 or


Jill Davis