American Library Association (ALA). Graduate School of Library and Information Science University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign Student Chapter Presentation February 24, 2011 Lorelle R. Swader, MLS, MA, CAE
Graduate School of Library and Information Science University of Illinois at Urbana – ChampaignStudent Chapter Presentation
February 24, 2011
Lorelle R. Swader, MLS, MA, CAE
Director – ALA Office for Human Resource Development & Recruitment (HRDR)
ALA is the leading advocate for:
InstitutionsThe Association represents all types if libraries and members
ACRL – Academic
PLA – Public
AASL – School
ASCLA – Specialized and Cooperative Agencies
Type of Function
ALSC – Children Ser.
YALSA – Young Adults
LLAMA – Management
LITA – Technology
RUSA – Reference Ser.
ALCTS – Technical Services
ALTAFF – Trustees, Advocates, Friends & FoundationsALA Divisions
Some of the Specialties Represented: Social Responsibilities, Intellectual Freedom, International Relations, Government Documents, Library Instruction, Research, History, Retired Members and Support Staff.