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December 6, 2021 by No Comments

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For Immediate Release
Wed, 11/10/2021
Dan Freeman
Director of Continuing Education
Publishing
American Library Association
[email protected]
CHICAGO – The American Library Association today launched ALA eLearning, a new centralized web portal that brings together the most comprehensive digital collection of professional development for library and information professionals anywhere.
As the leading content provider of courses, webinars, and customized eLearning content for both library workers and library institutions of all types, ALA eLearning is designed to meet the evolving learning needs of the library and information community. The site will make it easy for individual library staff members and institutional customers to find the content they need and register for a wide range of events.
This fully accessible, mobile-friendly site offers numerous benefits, including a robust search capability and dynamic product listings. Other features include:
“ALA eLearning brings together the association’s unrivaled capacity for education, enrichment, and advancement across all library types and services,” said Tracie Hall, ALA executive director. “Our members demand content that is responsive to their needs, resonant with the communities they serve, and convenient to their schedules. We are incredibly proud to offer this new site in response to the evolution of the field and the incredible people who serve in it.”
Learners can expect to find custom content developed by ALA’s field-leading authors and instructors, highly engaging courses and a mix of free and paid webinars, on-demand events and asynchronous eCourses. For information on customized eLearning events for your institution or region, and for special rates for group, bulk or institutional partnerships, please contact ALA Continuing Education at [email protected].  
About the American Library Association
American Library Association (ALA) is the foremost national organization providing resources to inspire library and information professionals to transform their communities through essential programs and services. For more than 140 years, ALA has been the trusted voice of libraries, advocating for the profession and the library’s role in enhancing learning and ensuring access to information for all. For more information, visit ala.org.
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