2018 ALA Election Information

The ALA elections will open on March 12, 2018, and will close on April 4, 2018. ALA members will vote on a dues increase, as well as a resolution determining whether the Association’s executive director should be required to hold an ALA- or CAEP-accredited master’s degree. Candidates for ALCTS office, as well as ALCTS members who are candidates for ALA Council, are detailed below.

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Exploring Realignment of ALCTS, LITA, & LLAMA

For some time now and especially during the past few months there have been ongoing discussions about the complexities and challenges facing ALA and the sustainability and future of the mid-size functional divisions within ALA, of which ALCTS is one. After discussing the difficulties facing ALA and our divisions, the current and future leaders and executive directors of ALCTS, LITA, and LLAMA, wrote the  “Working Document Exploration of Integration and Realignment Opportunities for ALCTS, LITA, and LLAMA.” We welcome your thoughts.

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