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Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA)

Mission (quoted from CALA 2015 Strategic Plan): CALA enhances communications and discussions of the shared professional concerns among its members, and with members of other library professional organizations; promotes Sino-American librarianship and library services; provides its members...





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Association for Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL)

“The mission of the Association for Rural and Small Libraries is to provide a network of people and materials to support rural and small library staff, volunteers, and trustees to integrate the library thoroughly with the life and work of the community it serves.” http://www.arsl.info


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Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA)

Founded in 1980, the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA) was incorporated in Illinois in 1981 and formally affiliated with the American Library Association (ALA) in 1982. A predecessor of APALA, the Asian American Librarians Caucus (AALC), was organized in 1975 as a discussion...


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American Indian Library Association (AILA)

AILA was founded in 1979 in conjunction with the White House Pre-Conference on Indian Library and Information Services on or near Reservations. At the time, there was increasing awareness that library services for Native Americans were inadequate. Individuals as well as the government began...