Publishing

 

The ALA Publishing Department provides all librarians and information professionals a comprehensive, one-stop resource for print and digital materials dedicated to professional development, improving library services, technology training, and the promotion of libraries, literacy, and reading. The department's expanding role in disseminating materials focuses on meeting users’ needs wherever they are, whenever it’s convenient. Related materials can be found under Record Group 13 at the ALA Archives.

Sub-communities within this community

  • ALA Digital Reference is an imprint of ALA Publishing dedicated to serving the international cataloging community.
  • The publishing imprint of the American Library Association, ALA Editions offers books, eCourses, and webinars for the library and information services community.
  • ALA TechSource, an imprint of the American Library Association, publishes Library Technology Reports and Smart Libraries Newsletter.
  • American Libraries, the magazine of the American Library Association, offers a suite of print and electronic publications, appearing 6 times per year in print and offering the weekly e-newsletter AL Direct.
  • Booklist is a book-review magazine that has been published by the American Library Association for more than 100 years

Collections in this community

Recent Submissions

  • Behrens, Renate; Welsh, Anne (RDA Steering Committee, 2024-04-08)
    Agenda for the April 2024 meeting.
  • Sze, Elisa (ALA Digital Reference, 2024-04-04)
    This handout offers tips foreducators and trainers who plan to incorporate RDA into a course or training program on knowledge organization, metadata schemas, or resource description (including cataloguing).
  • Christensen, Charlotte (RDA Steering Committee, 2024-04-08)
    This document addresses questions raised in formal responses by RSC members and references these according to the summary produced by the RSC Secretary (RSC/ORDAC/2024/1/summary). ORDAC felt it was important that the ...
  • Behrens, Renate; Welsh, Anne (RDA Steering Committee, 2024-03-12)
    Discharge document for the Place/Jurisdiction Working Group. Includes summary of actions and list of documents created.
  • Behrens, Renate; Welsh, Anne (RDA Steering Committee, 2024-03-05)
    Discharges the Official Languages Working Group, including a summary of their actions and list of papers produced by them.
  • Welsh, Anne (RDA Steering Committee, 2024-04-02)
    Summary of formal responses to RSC/TechnicalWG/2024/1/rev
  • Welsh, Anne (RDA Steering Committee, 2024-03-30)
    Summary of formal responses from voting members of the RSC to RSC/ORDAC/2024/1.
  • Chou, Charlene (RDA Steering Committee, 2024-03-27)
    Formal response from the Wider Community Engagement Officer to RSC/TechnicalWG/2024/1/rev.
  • Dancs, Szabolcs (RDA Steering Committee, 2024-03-22)
    Response from the Translations Team Liaison Officer to RSC/TechnicalWG/2024/1/rev
  • Chou, Charlene (RDA Steering Committee, 2024-03-28)
    Formal response from the Wider Community Engagement Officer to RSC/ORDAC/2024/1.
  • Iseminger, Damian (RDA Steering Committee, 2024-03-28)
    Official response from the Technical Working Group to RSC/ORDAC/2024/1.
  • Christensen, Charlotte (RDA Steering Committee, 2024-03-25)
    Response from the RSC Oceania Representative to RSC/TechnicalWG/2024/1/rev.
  • Maxwell, Robert L. (RDA Steering Committee, 2024-03-22)
    Formal response to RSC/TechnicalWG/2024/1/rev.
  • Grzegorski, Jessica (RDA Steering Committee, 2024-03-22)
    Formal response from the RDA Examples Editor to RSC/TechnicalWG/2024/1/rev.
  • Cohen, Ahava (RDA Steering Committee, 2024-03-24)
    Formal response from the RSC Europe representative to RSC/TechnicalWG/2024/1/rev.
  • Sze, Elisa (RDA Steering Committee, 2024-03-25)
    Formal response from the Education and Orientation Officer to RSC/TechnicalWG/2024/1/rev.
  • Dancs, Szabolcs (RDA Steering Committee, 2024-03-21)
    Formal response from the Translations Team Liaison Officer to RSC/ORDAC/2024/1.
  • Maxwell, Robert L. (RDA Steering Committee, 2024-03-22)
    Formal response from the RSC North America Representative to RSC/ORDAC/2024/1.
  • Grzegorski, Jessica (RDA Steering Committee, 2024-03-22)
    Formal response from the RDA Examples Editor to RSC/ORDAC/2024/1.
  • Cohen, Ahava (RDA Steering Committee, 2024-03-24)
    Formal response from the RSC Europe Representative to RSC/ORDAC/2024/1.

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