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  1. 2006

    ALA began to annually select a class of Emerging Leaders. "The American Library Association (ALA) Emerging Leaders (EL) program is a leadership development program which enables newer library workers from across the country to participate in problem- ...

    HDAVIES - 02/27/2013 - 15:49 - About ALA

  2. 1939

    The ALA Code of Ethics was adopted in 1939 "Adopted at the 1939 Midwinter Meeting by the ALA Council; amended June 30, 1981; June 28, 1995; and January 22, 2008. As members of the American Library Association, we recognize the importance of codifying ...

    HDAVIES - 02/27/2013 - 15:01 - About ALA

  3. 1992

    The Young Adult Services Division (YASD), formed in 1957, changed its name to the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). "The Young Adult Services Division (YASD), formed in 1957, changed its name in 1992 and became known as the Young Adul ...

    HDAVIES - 02/27/2013 - 14:37 - About ALA

  4. 1957

    "The Young Adult Services Division was formally established in June 1957, after a massive reorganization effort within ALA made substantive organizational changes, including the splitting of the Association of Young People's librarians (establis ...

    HDAVIES - 02/27/2013 - 14:31 - About ALA

  5. 1989

    ALA Literacy Assembly established. "To establish a focal point with ALA that will emphasize the Association’s continuing commitment to literacy beyond divisional and unit membership committees; to provide an opportunity for broad representation of th ...

    HDAVIES - 02/27/2013 - 14:18 - About ALA

  6. 1983

    ALA Council approves establishment of the Ethnic Materials Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT); name changed to Ethnic and Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table in 1989. "The Ethnic Materials Information Exchange Task Force (EMIE) of t ...

    HDAVIES - 02/27/2013 - 13:41 - About ALA

  7. 1973

    First National Legislative Day, sponsored by the Washington Office. National Library Legislative Day is an annual event. Scenes from National Legislative Day 2012 "National Library Legislative Day, the two-day advocacy event where hundreds of library ...

    HDAVIES - 02/27/2013 - 13:34 - About ALA

  8. 1962

    ALA organizes "Library-21" a futuristic exhibit, at the Seattle World's Fair. "The Library 21 exhibit, designed primarily to envision the role of technology in libraries of the future, featured a state-of the-art Sperry-Rand UNIVAC Sol ...

    HDAVIES - 02/27/2013 - 10:15 - About ALA

  9. 1947

    "Public Libraries" is the official journal of the Public Library Association. It was first published (Vol. 1, No.1) on January, 1947. " Public Libraries, published six times a year, is the official journal of the Public Library Association ...

    HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:22 - About ALA

  10. 1945

    ALA's Washington Office opens, under the direction of Paul Howard. "The American Library Association's Washington Office was established in 1945 to represent libraries on Capitol Hill, and now consists of the Office of Government Relations ...

    HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:28 - About ALA