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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.


Name Type Description Memberssort ascending Posts Created
ALA Members Community A community for all current ALA members 14681 187 Jun 18, 2009
ALA 2015 Environmental Scan Community ALA 2015 Environmental Scan 728 101 Jun 22, 2009
ALCTS New Members Interest Group Community ALCTS New Members Interest Group 515 378 Oct 11, 2009
Diversity Member Initiative Group Community This member initiative group provides an organizational home for members dedicated to fostering an improved climate for diversity within their institutions and professional organizations. 301 78 Oct 22, 2014
ACRL Student Retention Discussion Group Community To discuss methods, best practices, and assessment for developing case-by-case and programmatic efforts related to student retention. 280 52 Mar 28, 2012
Emerging Technologies Interest Group (LITA) Community Library & Information Technology Association (LITA) Emerging Technologies Interest Group 254 16 Dec 10, 2008
Spectrum & Diversity Scholars Community Community Community for past and present recipients of ALA's Spectrum Scholarship and participants in other library diversity recruitment initiatives 250 1,638 Aug 4, 2009
Graphic Novels & Comic Books Community Comic Book and Graphic Novel Member Initiative Group (GN MIG) 230 107 Feb 8, 2011
DEFUNCT Young Professionals Working Group Community [Working to make ALA more responsive to young librarians.] 227 80 Apr 20, 2009
Career Connections Community Career Connections is a place where librarians can get help with their resumes, cover letters and interview skills. 219 45 Feb 4, 2009
ACRL Digital Humanities Interest Group Community ACRL Digital Humanities Interest Group 210 78 Oct 27, 2011
Games and Gaming Community Games and Gaming Member Initiative Group that anyone can join (GGMIG) 205 93 Dec 10, 2008
The American Dream Starts @ your library Community ALA Connect community for American Dream recipients to connect and exchange ideas 204 1,255 Mar 19, 2010
Libraries Foster Community Engagement Community Libraries Foster Community Engagement Member Initiative Group 197 213 Dec 9, 2008
Ambassadors Community A meeting and orientation group for ALA Ambassadors at Annual Conferences 193 26 May 3, 2011
ALA.org Drupal Content Managers Community Where staff and member-volunteers who update ala.org gather to ask questions, request new functionalities, and share tips. 192 11 Sep 12, 2012
Blogs, Interactive Media, Groupware, and Wikis Interest Group (LITA BIGWIG) Community Library & Information Technology Association (LITA) BIGWIG Interest Group 184 16 Feb 5, 2009
ALCTS Metadata Interest Group Community Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) Metadata Interest Group 184 78 Dec 10, 2008
Academic Library Services to International Students (ACRL) Community ACRL Academic Library Services to International Students 178 102 Jul 23, 2009
ALA Kitchen Table Conversations Community Open conversation 162 22 Jul 22, 2013