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Social and Behavioral Sciences Commons

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2009

Portland State University

Library and Information Science

Series

Online social networks

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Full-Text Articles in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Why We Should Adopt Alaconnect : A Brief Review And Rumination On Ala's New Online Community, Emily Ford May 2009

Why We Should Adopt Alaconnect : A Brief Review And Rumination On Ala's New Online Community, Emily Ford

Library Faculty Publications and Presentations

The article offers a brief review and rumination on American Library Association's (ALA's) ALAConnect, an online community. ALAConnect aims to engage in ALA business and network with other members around issues and interests relevant to the profession. The author discusses the social context and implications that ALAConnect has on ALA politics and the organization's evolution, as well as some of the more apparent and concrete issues surrounding this technological implementation.