The ALA Homepage: Worse than I imagined

OK, so I know that the new ALA homepage is a mess, and I know that everybody knows this, but I just tried to use it to find something, and it is impossible!

Where on the homepage do I go to get to a list of divisions? That is, I am at the ALA Homepage and I want to click on something to get to the ACRL homepage. There's nothing obvious, so I tried "Our Association", although I wasn't too hopeful. I didn't see anything, so I continued on to "Profesional Tools", "Libraries & You", and "Issues & Advocacy". Nada. Nothing on any of them.

Just now, while writing this entry, I went back and I found the divisions list on the "Our Association" page, but it's hardly very obvious, given that many members primary interaction with the association is going to be via a division.


The Alphabet... Helloo!

Part of the site map is alphabetical, part isn't. What gives? And why should our professional organization exemplify the worst in web usefulness? And the search function? Get out.

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