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American Library Association

The American Library Association (ALA) was founded in 1876 in Philadelphia. It is the oldest and largest library association in the world, with more than 64,000 members. Its mission is to promote the highest quality library and information services and public access to information. ALA offers professional services and publications to members and nonmembers, including online news stories from American Libraries and analysis of crucial issues from the Washington Office. Its membership is open to any person, library, or other organization interested in library service and librarianship. (above statements extracted and concatenated from ALA website)

Web Address
Postal Address American Library Association

50 E. Huron

Chicago, IL 60611

Phone +1 800 545 2433
Fax +1 312 440 9374
Information Online Conferences / seminars

Publishes newsletter

Publishes journal

Books / brochures / articles

Publications viewable online

Publication sold online

Searchable Yes
Categories General

Non-profit organization

Website Languages English

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