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Name Type Description Members Postssort descending
Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys Community Libraries that received the NEH Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys use this space to share ideas and resources for public programming 44 7
Virtual Membership Meeting Community Annual online virtual membership meeting 2017 23 7
PLA Staffing Issues Community of Practice Community public libraries, staffing 13 7
Technology and Industry Interest Group Community Discussion of industry and technology trends 20 7
ALCTS New Leaders Community Forum for ALCTS new leaders, including committee chairs/members, IG chairs 59 8
Balancing Baby and Book Discussion Group (ACRL - Association of College & Research Libraries) Community ACRL Balancing Baby and Book Discussion Group 26 8
LLAMA / NMRT New Leaders Discussion Group (NLDG) Community To provide discussion & networking opportunities for new librarians,librarians making career shifts, anyone interested in developing leadership skills 141 8
The Picture Books for Young Adults Interest Group Community The Picture Books for Young Adults Interest Group provides an opportunity for YALSA members to discover picture books that capture the interest of readers in middle school and high school. These books can serve as a bridge to more sophisticated reading ma 23 8
College Science Librarians Discussion Group (ACRL STS - Science and Technology Section) Community Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Science and Technology Section (STS) College Science Librarians Discussion Group 32 8
Seven Measures of Success & ALA Community Discuss new ALA directions within the "7 Measures of Success" framework. 18 8
Public Library Literacy Practitioners Community This will be for ALA members and non-members. 4 8
YALSA 2012 Proteges Community Community for YALSA's 2012-2013 proteges 12 8
ACRL Section Basic Services Funding Working Group Community Task force to examine section funding allotments 10 8
Maine Library Association Community Library Association for the libraries in the state of Maine 2 8
OITP Digital Literacy Task Force Community This task force includes members from across ALA units and will look at activities related to supporting and promoting digital literacy 18 8
ALCTS PARS Book and Paper Interest Group Community Fosters discussion of issues pertaining to the preservation and continuing role of books, paper-based materials, and other tangible artifacts. 26 8
2018 Emerging Leaders Team A Community Participants in this community will work on the AASL project: Defending Intellectual Freedom: LGBTQ Materials in School Libraries 9 8
About ALA Community Information and history about ALA itself 21 8
SALALM: Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials Community SALALM provides the only national and international forum focused on collection development and services in libraries with Latin American collections 6 9
Continuing Education / Professional Development Discussion Group (ACRL - Association of College & Research Libraries) Community Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Continuing Education/Professional Development Discussion Group 41 9