ALSC on Connect FAQ

ALA Connect is the official online network for the American Library Association and the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC). All ALA members have access to ALA Connect. Members are encouraged to use ALA Connect for committee work, collaboration, brainstorming, networking, and creating meaningful career connections.

Your Contact Information
*redirects to LITA site where you can find detailed answers to the questions below.

Where do I edit my contact information?
Where do I edit my job title, type of responsibility, and type of organization?
Where do I edit the ethnicity listed in my member record?
What kinds of other information can I add to my ALA profile?

Access a PDF for further information on how to update your profile and interests.

Privacy Settings *redirects to LITA site where you can find detailed answers to the questions below.

How do I control the privacy settings on my profile?
What information on my profile is public by default?
What information can other members who are logged in to Connect see on my profile by default?
What information on my profile displays only to me by default?
What are the different visibility settings on member profiles? 
If someone sends me an email through ALA Connect, will they see my email address?

Posting files such as minutes, agendas, and other committee documents

ALSC committee chairs are responsible for posting minutes from meetings to their committee's ALA Connect space. Doing so ensures that current members and future committee members have access to this information going forward. The PDF below will help members through the process.

Access a PDF for further information on how to upload files.

Find additional resources on the ALSC website.