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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2018 ALCTS Fundamentals Web Course Schedule Now Available

The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) is pleased to announce the release of the 2018 ALCTS Fundamentals Web Courses schedule. Focusing on the fundamentals of acquisitions, cataloging, collection assessment, collection development and management, electronic resources acquisitions, and preservation, the Fundamentals Web Courses are presented as a series of related online courses that cover the basics of library technical services skill areas and are held multiple times throughout 2018.

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