ALA@UMD is a student organization at Univserity of Maryland's iSchool. Our is purpose and aim is:

  1. To facilitate and encourage participation in the American Library Association,
  2. To increase awareness and use of the resources of the American Library Association, including publications, promotional material, scholarships, and conferences.
  3. To provide the members of this organization with official representation to the American Library Association.
  4. To provide a local forum that allows members to exchange ideas and discuss issues affecting the profession of librarianship.
  5. To promote involvement in professional activities beyond the classroom.
  6. To encourage professional contacts within the field of librarianship.

All are welcome at our panel presentations, workshops, tours, networking, and social events. Feel free to contact us at umd.ala@gmail.com with questions or ideas for events!