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American Library Association

Works: 5,143 works in 8,982 publications in 4 languages and 193,448 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Rules  Bibliography  Reviews  Directories  Conference proceedings  Programmed instruction  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Encyclopedias  Dictionaries 
Roles: Publisher, Editor, Other, Compiler, Former owner, Composer, Contributor, Publishing director, Annotator
Classifications: Z673.A5, 020.5
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Most widely held works about American Library Association
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Most widely held works by American Library Association
Anglo-American cataloguing rules by Canadian Library Association( Book )
73 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The consolidated reprinting of all corrections and revisions to the AACR2R text! For the first time, AACR2R is available in perfectly parallel print and electronic formats, both of them produced from the same base SGML file. This will allow catalogers to move freely back and forth between both formats.\\The 1998 Revision includes all changes and corrections authorized by the Joint Steering Committee for Revision of AACR since 1988, including Amendments authorized through 1997
The booklist by American Library Association( )
in English and held by 5,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American libraries by American Library Association( )
in English and held by 4,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains library news, special reports, job listings, events calendar, and tables of contents for the monthly print periodical American Libraries
Introducing RDA : a guide to the basics by Chris Oliver( Book )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Practical advice for catalogers and library administrators on how to make the transition from the Anglo-American cataloging rules (AACR) to Resource description and access (RDA)
Metadata in practice by Diane I Hillmann( )
10 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the "Wild West" of digital library projects, pioneering information specialists have uncovered successful solutions, learned what to avoid, and how to proceed amid constant change. As administrator of "AskDCMI," Diane Hillmann has fielded hundreds of questions from implementers. This new collection of reports from the field, co-edited by Hillmann, is an opportunity for librarians to learn from the experience of others involved in technically diverse digital library archive projects. Part One illustrates projects serving teachers, universities, Canadian educators, statewide collaborations, and geographical information, while Part Two addresses future trends
Censorship and selection issues and answers for schools by Henry Reichman( )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 2,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Addresses censorship involving school libraries, curriculum materials, and the student press
Library technology reports by Library Technology Program (American Library Association)( )
in English and held by 2,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anglo-American cataloguing rules by Joint steering committee for revision of anglo-american cataloguing rules( Book )
34 editions published between 1976 and 1985 in English and held by 2,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Compiles the rules for library cataloging agreed upon as of 1978 by the American Library Association, the Canadian Library Association, and The Library Association (Britain.)
Guidelines for bibliographic description of reproductions by Association for Library Collections & Technical Services( )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The future of the descriptive cataloging rules papers from the ALCTS Preconference, AACR2000, American Library Association annual conference, Chicago, June 22, 1995 by "AACR2000" ALCTS Preconference( )
6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Library journal ( )
in English and held by 1,696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Issued also separately
Anniversaries and holidays, a calendar of days and how to observe them by Mary Emogene Hazeltine( Book )
15 editions published between 1928 and 1975 in English and held by 1,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of information on significant days that are celebrated throughout the year. Assists in program planning and verification of facts
American library laws by Alex Ladenson( Book )
32 editions published between 1964 and 1983 in English and held by 1,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anglo-American cataloging rules by C. Sumner Spalding( Book )
41 editions published between 1967 and 1975 in English and German and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Works with Authorship of mixed character; Certain legal publications; Certain religious publications; Choice and form of name; Entry of name; General additions to names; Headings for corporate bodies; Subordinate and related bodies; Geograhic names; Governamentt bodies and officials; Conferences, congresses meeting, etc; Religious bodies and officials; Radio and television stations; Exceptions for entry under place; Other general rules; Other sacred scriptures; Separately published monographs; Serials; Incunabula; Photographic and other reproductions; Non-book materials; Manuscripts; Maps atlases, etc; Motion pictures and filmstrips; Music; Phonorecords; Pictures, designs and other two-dimensional representations
Mentoring in the library building for the future by Marta K Lee( )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"With librarians at all levels in mind, noted reference librarian and researcher Marta Lee offers her ideas for an experience with establishing a formal mentoring process at the library"--Cover page 4
Guide to reference books by Constance M Winchell( Book )
34 editions published between 1951 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
ALA world encyclopedia of library and information services by American Library Association( Book )
20 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and Catalan and held by 1,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ALA book of library grant money ( )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides profiles of philanthropic programs in the United States --programs associated with private foundations, corporate foundations, and corporate direct givers. All of the funders in this directory have either made grants to libraries within the last few reporting periods or have listed libraries as a typical recipient category
Young adult library services ( )
in English and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
ALA-LC romanization tables : transliteration schemes for non-Roman scripts by Randall K Barry( Book )
24 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and Italian and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
ALA (American Library Association)
American Libraries Association
American Library Association
American Library Association Chicago
American Library Trustee Association
Amerika Toshokan Kyōkai
Beikoku Toshokan Kyokai
Chicago (Ill.)
Library Association
Library Association United States
The American Library Association
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