PLA Publications available on ALA Online Store

Contact: Angela Thullen

PLA, Marketing Specialist

For Immediate Release
January 17, 2007

PLA Publications available on ALA Online Store

CHICAGO – The Public Library Association (PLA) publications now are available via the American Library Association (ALA) store, With these publications, PLA offers public librarians the best resources for career advancement, problem solving, continuing education, and library information, in publications and monographs written by public librarians and public library staff members specifically for public librarians and public library staff members.

Some PLA titles include:

* “A Guide to Research @ Your Library®”

* “A Library Board's Practical Guide to Finding the Right Library Director”

* “Collection Development and Resource Access for the Skokie Public Library”

* “Defending Access with Confidence: A Practical Workshop on Intellectual Freedom”

* “Forming and Funding Library Foundations” (2nd edition)

* “Public Library Data Service Statistical Report 2006”

* “The Public Librarian's Guide to Providing Consumer Health Information”

* “Trustee Facts File” (3rd edition)“Weeding Manual: Gwinnett Public Library” (2nd edition)

PLA publications also may be ordered by calling 1-866-Shop ALA (1-866-746-7252). For more information on PLA Publications, contact the PLA office at 800-545-2433, ext. 5PLA, or visit PLA’s Web site at

PLA is a division of the American Library Association. PLA’s core purpose is to strengthen public libraries and their contribution to the communities they serve. Its mission is to enhance the development and effectiveness of public library staff and public library services.