American Library Association - ALA

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Other Contact Information

50 E. Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
1-800-545-2433 (Voice - Toll-free)
312-944-6780 (Voice)
312-440-9374 (FAX)


This association represents all types of libraries: public, school, academic, state, and special libraries serving government, commerce, the armed services, hospitals, prisons and other institutions. Its 57,000 members are primarily librarians and library staff, but also trustees, authors, publishers and others who share its commitment to ensuring free and open access to information. The mission of the ALA is to provide leadership for the development, promotion and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all.

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Review Date

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013