American Library Association Handbook (Google eBook)

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Page 52 - ... by disposing the public mind to the founding and improving of libraries; and by cultivating good will among its own members, and have complied with the provisions of the statutes of this Commonwealth in such case made and provided, as appears from the certificate of the President...
Page 116 - Association for the purpose of promoting the library interests of the country by exchanging views, reaching conclusions, and inducing co-operation in all departments of bibliothecal science and economy; by disposing the public mind to the founding and improving of libraries...
Page 116 - Bicknell, their associates and successors, are legally organized and established as, and are hereby made an existing corporation under the name of the American Library Association, with the powers, rights, and privileges, and subject to the limitations, duties, and restrictions, which by law appertain thereto. Witness my official signature hereunto subscribed, and the...
Page 46 - Massachusetts, do hereby certify that said [the names of the subscribers to the agreement of association], their associates and successors, are legally organized and established as, and are hereby made, an existing corporation under the name of [name of the corporation], with the powers, rights and privileges, and subject to the limitations, duties and restrictions, which by law appertain thereto.
Page 531 - Petitions for the establishment of sections shall be presented only by members actively engaged In the work of the proposed section and by not less than 20 such members.
Page 377 - Council, it shall be referred to a special committee to be appointed by the president, which...
Page 54 - Executive board may direct. The endowment fund shall be in the custody of three trustees, one of whom shall be elected by ballot at each annual meeting, to hold office for three years from the date of his election and until his successor Management Sec.
Page 59 - US public documents. ALA Portrait index, edited by William C. Lane and Nina E. Browne. Cloth, $3. Can be obtained from the Superintendent of Documents by sending in advance a money order for $3. An index to portraits (about 120,000) contained in printed books and periodicals, compiled with the co-operation of many librarians and others for the ALA Publishing Board.
Page 55 - Board annually to hold office for three years from the date of his election and until his successor shall be elected.
Page 361 - Association aims: 1. By organization and force of numbers to effect needed reforms and improvements, most of which could not be brought about by individual effort. 2. By co-operation, to lessen labor and expense of library administration. 3. By discussion and comparison, to utilize the combined experiments and experience of the profession in perfecting plans and methods, and in solving difficulties. 4. By meetings and correspondence, to promote acquaintance and esprit de corpt.

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