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ALA Connect User logins are disabled for a temporary "gray-out" period, to prevent new posts while we upgrade into the New Connect. This gray-out period will begin on March 26th, and the new site will be launched on April 25th.

Users can use Search to view public content. Logins will be reinstated and users can create new posts, upload files, etc. post launch.

Thank you for your patience in cooperation. Check out training resources and schedule at:

Or contact Julianna Kloeppel for training or Pam Akins with questions/concerns.
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How to Upload a File Attachment

To upload any type of file, do the following:

  1. Go to the group where you want to add it.
  2. Click on the "[add]" link in the right-hand column after "Posts" (or whichever type of content you want to add to the group).
  3. Fill out the appropriate fields (title, description, etc.).
  4. At the bottom of the page, click on "Add file attachments".

  5. Browse your hard drive for the file and attach it.
  6. Click on the submit button.

Please note that the maximum file size you can upload is 20MB. File types allowed include:

  • avi (video / avi)
  • csv (comma-separated values for text and spreadsheets)
  • doc / docx (Microsoft Word)
  • eps (graphic / image)
  • flv (Flash)
  • gif (graphic / image)
  • ics (iCalendar files)
  • indd (InDesign)
  • jpg / jpeg (picture / graphic)
  • mov (video / Quicktime)
  • mp3 (audio)
  • mp4 (video / mp4)
  • odp (OpenDocument)
  • ods (OpenDocument)
  • odt (OpenDocument)
  • pdf (Adobe Acrobat)
  • png (graphic / image)
  • pps / ppt / pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint)
  • rtf (Rich Text Format)
  • txt (plain text)
  • tif / tiff (graphic / image)
  • wma (audio / Windows Audio)
  • wmv (video / Windows Media)
  • xls / xlsx (Microsoft Excel)
  • xml (Extensible Markup Language files)
  • zip (application / zip)

If you need an additional file type added, please contact us to request it.