PLA Select Publications to offer “Trustee Facts File”

Contact: Kathleen Hughes, Manager

Communications, PLA

For Immediate Release

March 24, 2005

PLA Select Publications to offer “Trustee Facts File”

CHICAGO - "Trustee Facts File," produced by the Illinois Library Association and the Illinois State Library, 3rd ed., is the latest title available through the PLA Select Publications distribution program.

Librarians and trustees in need of assistance in providing effective training for trustees can turn to "Trustee Facts File," a straightforward resource tool that provides expert information on library service, with an emphasis on trustees' major areas of responsibility.

Intended to serve as a resource to help trustees understand and fulfill their duties responsibly, this book addresses trustee duties and responsibilities, orientation for new trustees, board organization, legal responsibilities and liability, policymaking, intellectual freedom and many other issues relevant to public libraries and trustees nationwide.

“Trustee Facts File” (ISBN: 0-8389-8317-0) is available via the ALA Order Department, phone 1-866-Shop ALA. Cost is $12 for members, $15 for nonmembers. Visit or call 800-545-2433, ext. 5752 for more information.

PLA is a division of the American Library Association.