Essential archives resources

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For Immediate Release

December 8, 2009

ALA Editions, the publishing imprint of the American Library Association, is announcing a partnership with The Society of American Archivists (SAA.) Founded in 1936, SAA is North America's oldest and largest national archival professional association. To enrich the reference resources offered by ALA Editions,
select SAA titles will be available for purchase through the ALA Store. Among them are

The mission of
The Society of American Archivists is to serve the educational and informational needs of more than 5,000 individual and institutional members and to provide leadership to ensure the identification, preservation, and use of records of historical value.

ALA Store purchases fund advocacy, awareness, and accreditation programs for library professionals worldwide.

ALA Editions develops resources for the library and information services community. Tens of thousands of librarians are helped and supported professionally each year by 30 or more new and revised titles. ALA authors are leaders across their fields, and their books are distributed and valued worldwide.