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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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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