American Library Association Journals


Children and Libraries

Children and Libraries (CAL) is the official journal of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association. The Journal primarily serves as a vehicle for continuing education of librarians working with children, which showcases current scholarly research and practice in library service to children. It also serves as a vehicle for communication to the ALSC membership, spotlighting significant news, activities, and initiatives of the Association.

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DttP: Documents to the People

DttP: Documents to the People is the official publication of the Government Documents Round Table (GODORT) of the American Library Association (ALA). DttP features articles on local, state, national, and international government information, government activities, and documents the professional activities of GODORT.

Volumes 1-30 (1972-2002) are available via the DttP Digital archive, housed at Stanford University. In addition to the journal issues, the site contains the indexes that were published and a number of related resources.

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Journal of Intellectual Freedom and Privacy

Journal of Intellectual Freedom and Privacy is the official journal of the Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF), an office of the American Library Association.

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Library Resources & Technical Services

Library Resources & Technical Services (LRTS) is the official journal of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. LRTS is a peer-reviewed journal that takes a critical approach to the questions and challenges facing librarians and libraries with regard to:
  • Collections
  • Scholarly communication
  • Preservation (including digitization)
  • Acquisitions (including licensing and economic aspects of acquisitions)
  • Continuing resources
  • Cataloging (including descriptive metadata, authority control, subject analysis, and classification)

LRTS publishes both research papers and thoughtful explorations of operational issues that have value and implications for other libraries. In addition, LRTS publishes editorials, book reviews, letters to the editor, and the annual report of the president of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services.

Issue Archive for LRTS volumes 1 (1957) - 40 (1996)

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Library Technology Reports

Published by ALA TechSource, an imprint of the American Library Association, Library Technology Reports helps librarians make informed decisions about technology products and projects.

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Newsletter on Intellectual Freedom

Announcement:

We are so pleased to introduce the first issue of the Journal of Intellectual Freedom and Privacy (JIFP). JIFP is an expansion of The Newsletter on Intellectual Freedom (NIF), published between 1952 and 2015. Ever mindful of serials librarians’ woes, we hereby state that this new publication is a continuation of NIF, but begun over with vol. 1, no. 1.

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Reference & User Services Quarterly

Reference & User Services Quarterly is the official journal of the Reference and User Services Association of the American Library Association. Its purpose is to disseminate information of interest to reference librarians, information specialists, and other professionals involved in user-oriented library services.

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Smart Libraries Newsletter

Published by ALA TechSource, an imprint of the American Library Association, Marshall Breeding’s Smart Libraries Newsletter presents news and analysis on products, vendors, and new developments library automation marketplace.

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