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Communities of Practice

Community members are at the heart of our work, and LLAMA members can join any Community, or all.  Whatever your interest in library management, you can find a Community that provides a place for connection with colleagues, professional resources, or the opportunity to work with other volunteers on community projects. Any ALA member is welcome to view the work of our Communities, and to join LLAMA if you'd like to get more involved. 


We focus on library assessment, evaluation, and measurement regardless of type of library or activity; and we emphasize the role of assessment in demonstrating the impacts of our libraries. Join this Community

Buildings and Equipment
We bring together librarians and design professionals to analyze, discuss, and share information related to academic, public, and school library buildings, equipment, and furnishings. Join this Community

Human Resources

We are the central resource for all aspects of library human resources, providing training, programming, discussions, online resources, etc. Join this Community

Library Organization and Management

We investigate issues pertaining to efficient library operations in all types of libraries and disseminates information on management issues to the LLAMA membership and all librarians. Join this Community

Marketing and Communications

We are for anyone interested and involved in a variety of marketing and communications areas within academic, public, and special libraries, including public relations, promotion, content creation, design, branding, websites, social media, and outreach. We strive to develop library marketing and communications leaders through an emphasis on strategy, planning, and assessment. Join this Community

New Professionals

We help new professionals gain the leadership and management skills they need as they lead from where they are and move into influential roles, through both virtual and in-person services and programs. Join this Community


We gather and disseminate information, and provide a forum for the discussion of leadership and management issues related to technology in libraries.
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