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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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AASL, a division of the American Library Association since 1951, has more than 7,000 members. It serves school librarians in the United States, Canada, and around the world. AASL also maintains ...

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

The American Library Association (ALA) was founded in 1876 during the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ALA is the oldest and largest library association in the world. As such, ...

Domain: Library & information science; Category: Library

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

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

The Association for Specialized and Cooperative Library ASCLA ASCLA improves library service by advocating for and providing networking, enrichment, and educational opportunities for its members, a ...

Domain: Library & information science; Category: Library

ACRL is the largest division of the American Library Association, accounting for nearly 20% of the total ALA membership. This professional association consists of academic librarians and other ...

Domain: Library & information science; Category: Library

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

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