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A guide to acronyms and special terms used by the American Library Association and librarians in general.

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A special library is any library that is not a public, school, or academic library. Special libraries include music libraries, medical and law libraries, and private libraries such as corporate ...

Domain: Library & information science; Category: Library Collected Term

YALSA is a national association of librarians and other interested parties whose mission is to provide and improve library services for patrons from age 12 through age 18. YALSA uses continuing ...

Domain: Library & information science; Category: Library

RUSA's mission is to foster excellence in the delivery of library services and materials. Members are dedicated to providing reference and information services, collection development, readers’ ...

Domain: Library & information science; Category: Library Collected Term

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA)was established in 1957 to encourage outstanding leadership and management practices in library and information services. This division of ...

Domain: Library & information science; Category: Library

LITA membership includes new information professionals, systems librarians, library administrators, library schools, vendors and others interested in innovative technology and applications for ...

Domain: Library & information science; Category: Library Collected Term

ALSC is the world's largest organization devoted to children's library services. This division of the American Library Association encourages creative programming and innovation in children's ...

Domain: Library & information science; Category: Library Collected Term

ALCTS has nearly 4,000 members from the United States and 42 other countries. This division of the American Library Association is the member resource for specialists in collection development, ...

Domain: Library & information science; Category: Library Collected Term

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