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What is ALA?

The ALA Constitution  states the purpose of ALA as, “The object of the American Library Association shall be to promote library service and librarianship.” The stated mission 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.”

Interested in learning more about ALA on a national level?  Here’s a handy page for finding quick answers to questions and examining different aspects of the organization.

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