CLA/ACB

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Expanded name

Canadian Library Association/Association Canadienne des Bibliothèques

Date of establishment

1946

URL

http://www.cla.ca [external]

Objectives

The objective of the CLA/ACB is to to build the Canadian library and information community while advancing the information professionals who form its membership.

Areas of Activity

The CLA/ACB:

  • Advocates on funding and public policy to the federal government of Canada
  • Undertakes public relations for the library profession
  • Supports library professionals through interest and divisional committees and task forces
  • Presents awards and scholarships to further the library profession
  • Works with library educators to support qualifying and recently qualified professionals.

Membership

Membership of the CLA/ACB is by subscription and has both institutional and personal members. Participation is through membership of library division types and interest groups.

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