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ALA Library
American Library Association
50 E. Huron St.
Chicago, IL. 60611
Toll free: 1-800-545-2433 x2153
Local: 312-280-2153
Fax: 312-280-3255


The primary mission of the ALA Library is to help the staff of the American Library Association serve ALA members, and thereafter, the needs of the members of ALA, other libraries, and members of the public seeking information on librarianship. The ALA Library is a small special library with a collection that focuses exclusively on the history of and issues within libraries and librarianship. The Library's staff will respond to reference and information requests in accordance with this mission and collection scope.

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Rebecca Gerber - Electronic Resources Librarian
Karen Muller - Director of Library and Knowledge Management Specialist
David Sievers - Library Assistant

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