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UMD iSchool alumnus elected ALA president


Julius C. Jefferson Jr., section head of the Congressional Research Service at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., has been elected president-elect of the American Library Association (ALA). He will serve as president-elect for one year before stepping into his role as president at the close of the 2020 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago.

An active member of ALA for 15 years, Jefferson holds an MLS from the University of Maryland.

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