November 29, 2015

ALA Announces Committee on Accreditation Actions Taken at 2013 Midwinter Meeting

From an ALA Announcement:

The Committee on Accreditation (COA) of the American Library Association (ALA) announces accreditation actions taken at the 2013 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Seattle.

Continued accreditation status was granted to the following programs:

  • Master of Arts in Information Resources and Library Science program at the University of Arizona;
  • Master of Library and Information Studies program at Dalhousie University;
  • Master of Science and Master of Arts programs at the Florida State University.

The next comprehensive review visit at each institution is scheduled to occur in 2019.

Conditional accreditation status was granted to the following program:

  • Master of Science in Library and Information Science program at Long Island University.

The next comprehensive review visit is scheduled to occur in 2015.

Read the Complete Announcement

Gary Price About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

Craft Exceptional Digital Experiences for Your Users
Digital UX LJ and ER&L present an exceptional roster of library and user experience (UX) experts for our newest online course, Digital UX Workshop: Crafting Exceptional Digital Experiences for the User-Centered Library. During this 5-week online workshop, you will explore why UX matters, and how to sell user-centered design (UCD) to leadership within your organization. Whether you want to redesign your website, revamp your user interface, create a new discovery tool, implement e-resources, or develop a mobile app—you’ll have a tangible product by the end of the course.