Alberta Association of Library Technicians (AALT) is dedicated to supporting the professionalism of Library Technicians through communication, continuing education and cooperation. AALT was formed in 1974 to help promote a wider understanding and acceptance of the Library Technician's status in Alberta and to assist in the implementation of recognized provincial education standards.
AALT is a non-profit organization with an energetic, dynamic and dedicated membership governed by an annually elected Board of Directors.
AALT strives to:
address the ongoing professional development needs of the membership
ensure that a high standard of progressive, timely and appropriate education continues to be offered in the library information programs
promote accurate information on the qualifications and capabilities of library and information technicians
interact with other associations within the library and information field
provide networking opportunities within an educational framework
maintain liaisons with various organizations to support Library Technicians
AALT provides an avenue for professional and personal development, interaction and communication through:
annual Spring conference
regional PD & social events
volunteer opportunities on committees
serving on the Board of Directors
AALT Technician Journal
Employment Surveys (formerly called Salary Surveys)