Fact sheets

Links to informational resources pertaining to and succinct descriptions of the degree accreditation process, the ALA's role in accreditation, and the roles of affiliated organizations.

A description of the main aspects of the ALA's tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) status, including answers to common questions and explanations of relevant regulations.

A list of financial terms pertinent to ALA budget background and guidelines.

An extensive informational resource compiling the ALA's background and goals, its governance structure, and its units and their affiliated  groups and initiatives. 

This page was prepared under the direction of the ALA Training, Orientation  and Leadership Development Committee (TOLD).  For additional assistance and comments, please contact, Lorelle R. Swader, Director of the  Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment (HRDR) at lswader@ala.org.