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American Library Association

is an acrostic for ala.


  1. The American Library Association is a non-profit organization based in the United States that promotes libraries and library education internationally. It is the oldest and largest library association in the world, with more than 62,000 members.
    • also known as ALA, ALA Corp
    • written works: "Let's Read Together", "An Index to General Literature", "Children's encyclopedias and sets", "Pamphlets and minor library material", "Planning document", "Start Early for an Early Start", "The motion picture", "Access to public libraries", "A.L.A. policies concerning sexual orientation", "The significance of the school library", "Replacement list of fiction", "Use your library for better grades and fun, too!", "Libraries of the United States and Canada", "Student use of libraries", "Why do we need a public library?", "A.L.A. catalog, 1904-1911", "Defending Access With Confidence", "Library/USA", "Helping minority business", "Litstart", "Problem Behavior Manual", "Membership Directory, 1977", "A.L.A. rules for filing catalog cards", "Local indexes in American libraries;", "The Newbery and Caldecott Awards", "Notable Children's Books", "Book publishing at ALA", "Resume Guide", "Frontiers of access to to library materials", "Latin American books", "100th anniversary calendar", "The new copyright law", "Library Facilities", "Interlibrary Loan Codes, 1980", "Women of Color in Librarianship", "Reglas De Catalogocion Angloamericanas", "Sex Education for Adolescents", "A.L.A. portrait index", "Selecting Material for Children and Young Adults", "ACRL continuing education program: CE", "ALA Guide to Information Access", "I Read, You Read, We Read: I See, You See, We See: I Hear, You Hear, We Hear", "Acquisitions Guidelines", "The freedom to read", "The sourcebook of library technology", "ALA-APA Salary Survey 2006", "Library education and manpower", "Books at work in the war", "One thousand useful books", "Position statements and policies and procedures"
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  2. American Library Association is a publisher.

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Google previewDictionary for Library and Information Science (2004)

by Joan M. Reitz

American Library Association (ALA) 25 American Folklife Center Created by Congress in 1 976, the American Folklife Center is an agency within the Library of Congress dedicated to preserving and presenting the American folk tradition.

Google previewWorld Encyclopedia of Library and Information Services (1993)

by Robert Wedgeworth

Keitaro Amano Membership, Organization, Mission Membership Organization Mission The American Library Association,. books, libraries, and public reading is in charge of this program. The training of librarians occurs at two levels. Persons ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Librarianship (2014)

by Mary Ellen Quinn

In 1925, with support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Julius Rosenwald fund, the American Library Association (ALA) established a school for training African American librarians at the Hampton Institute in Virginia. After the ...

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