2018 ALA Presidential Candidates Respond to ALCTS’ Questions

Every year ALCTS sends a list of questions to the ALA presidential candidates. This year Wanda Brown and Peter Hepburn are the candidates for the 2019–20 presidency of ALA, and both responded thoughtfully to our questions. Ballot mailing for the 2018 ALA election will begin on Monday, March 12, and will run through Wednesday, April 4. Results will be announced on April 11, 2018.

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Career Profile: Supervisory Librarian

Although I have wanted to be a cataloger since library school, I did not specifically choose the exact job and institution where I am now. The job chose me! During my job search, I discovered that this is where many opportunities appear: in blended positions (part cataloging, part collection management, part access services, part staff management) and at special libraries.

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