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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My ALCTS Experience: Hayley Moreno

You know that saying that it takes a village to raise a child? Well the same thing can be said of ALCTS. It takes a village of library students, paraprofessionals, librarians, and staff to make this association as relevant today as it was 60 years ago. For decades ALCTS has continued to stay active as the library landscape morphs in different directions. I’m glad to be a part of ALCTS history by doing my part in helping this organization continue to thrive for years to come.

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Interviews with ALCTS Leaders: Harriet Wintermute, Fundraising Committee Co-Chair

In the past two years, the committee has strengthened its outreach efforts and increased the sponsorships for ALCTS. Last year, we reached several new vendors who ended up sponsoring or expressing interest in future opportunities. Last year, in a desire to strengthen the continuity and success of the committee, I developed new documentation including a timeline, chair procedures, and historical notes on vendors.

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