Welcome to Academic Library Association

"The Academic Library Association (ALA), India is purely a professional society of qualified library and information science professionals.

The Academic Library Association was initially formed on 1st November 1996. The Association secured registration under the Travancore-Cochin, Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Registration Act 1955 with Reg. No. TSR/TC/267/2014.

Since its inception, ALA is doing all efforts for the overall development of libraries and protect the interests of librarians working in different kinds of libraries.  As school libraries are the starting points for creating effective reading culture in the society which becomes the foundation for the growth and development of all types of libraries, including public libraries, ALA has special interest in building strong school library system."