Essential textbooks and course resources spotlighted in new catalog from ALA Editions | ALA Neal-Schuman

For Immediate Release
Tue, 10/20/2020


Rob Christopher

Marketing Coordinator

ALA Publishing

American Library Association


CHICAGO — With texts covering everything from online instruction and school librarianship to collection management and cataloging, the Fall 2020/Winter 2021 Textbooks and Course Resources Catalog from ALA Editions | ALA Neal-Schuman includes dozens of key titles for LIS instructors and academic libraries. Among the many books featured:

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