CHICAGO — The Committee on Accreditation (CoA) of the American Library Association (ALA) announces that its ongoing review of the ALA 2015 Standards for Accreditation of Master’s Programs in Library and Information Studies has culminated in a draft revision now available for comment from the link at 2022 Update to the ALA Standards for Accreditation of Master’s Programs in Library and Information Studies (
ORLANDO, Fla.—Ever felt frustrated by the prospect of another unfunded mandate from the federal, local or state government? Empower yourself, your library and your community by learning to navigate major e-government resources and websites by attending “E-Government Services At your Library: Conquering An Unfunded Mandate,” a conference session that takes place at the 2016 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Orlando, Fla.
CHICAGO — Be one of more than 500 members who will have the first-time ever opportunity to vote on a resolution submitted via the Virtual Membership Meeting (VMM15). American Library Association (ALA) members can make their voices heard regarding the organization’s strategic direction and budget priorities by sharing their ideas and experiences and offering their suggestions during the annual Virtual Membership Meeting (VMM).
CHICAGO — At its meeting at the 2013 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, the ALA Committee on Accreditation voted to withdraw accreditation from the Master of Library Science program offered by Southern Connecticut State University. The MLS program had held conditional accreditation status since June 2010.
CHICAGO — Bruce Kingma, former associate dean of the ALA-accredited Master of Science in Library and Information Science program and associate provost for entrepreneurship and innovation at Syracuse University, and Dodson visiting professor at the LIS program at the University of British Columbia, has been selected keynote speaker for the Association of Specialized and Professional Accreditors (ASPA) fall meeting, Sept. 9, 2013, at the Baltimore Hyatt Regency. The program topic is Academic Innovation and Entrepreneurship.