ALA Editions Offers eCourses Rich in Professional Development Content

ALA Editions, the publishing imprint of the American Library Association, is offering six new courses ideal for professional development, in addition to the line of general skills courses from MindLeaders™ already offered.  The Courses are hosted at

Copyright & Electronic Resource Management, developed by library consultant and attorney Lesley Ellen Harris, covers the legal, strategic, and practical implications of using, publishing, and re-distributing licensed digital content.

Five other courses were adapted from ALA Editions books, written by experts in each area.

You can purchase access to the courses on the ALA Store; upon purchase, you will download a PDF file with an access code and instructions. and can then set up an account at the ALA Editions elearning site. From there, you can move easily among  all ALA Editions courses purchased. The single-site use courses are created using the Moodle Platform.

“We have terrific professional development content in our books; ecourses give library staff one more way to access it,” said Michael Jeffers, Publisher of ALA Editions.