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ALA Presidential Candidates Forum for Canadian LIS Students and Professionals

The University of Alberta’s Library and Information Studies Students’ Association (LISSA) would like to invite all LIS students and faculty to the ALA Candidates Forum for Canadian LIS Students, featuring the candidates for 2023-2024 ALA President, Emily Drabinski and Kelvin Watson.

News February 19, 2022 

Usage Survey: ALA Core Competencies for Cataloging and Metadata Professional Librarians

The purpose of our survey study will be to ascertain how widely and in what ways the Core Competencies are currently being used in the library profession and identify what needs to be changed or added in the next iteration of the document.

News January 25, 2022 

ALA/ARL Seek Feedback on Draft Cultural Proficiencies for Racial Equity Framework

The framework has been developed as a tool both theoretical and practical in its orientation, as a guide for developing personal, organizational, institutional, and systems-level knowledge and understanding of the nature of racism, its many manifestations.

News January 23, 2022 

American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference 2022


Event June 23, 2022 (Type: Conference) 



Event January 21, 2022 (Type: Conference) 

ALA Releases Draft Revised Core Competences of Librarianship for Feedback

The draft document is the first iteration of the ALACCs which intentionally incorporates the concepts of social justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion both throughout the competences and in a separate competence.

News June 17, 2021 

American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference & Exhibition (Virtual)


Event June 23, 2021 (Type: Conference) 

Call for Nominations: 2021 ALA Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Projects

The ALA Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Projects recognizes innovative contributions to international librarianship.

News December 16, 2020 

American Library Association (ALA) 2021 Midwinter Virtual


Event January 22, 2021 (Type: Conference) 

ALA Virtual – Community Through Connection

Website: American Library Association (ALA) will host ALA Virtual – Community Through Connection, an online event that will offer educational programming, special author events, and social networking on June …

Event June 24, 2020 (Type: Conference)