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The Canadian Library Association / Association canadienne des bibliothèques was founded in Hamilton, Ontario in 1946, and was incorporated under the Companies Act on November 26, 1947. CLA is a non-profit voluntary organization, governed by an elected Executive Council, which is advised by over forty networks and committees.

CLA members work in college, university, public, special (corporate, non-profit and government) and school libraries. Others sit on boards of public libraries, work for companies that provide goods and services to libraries, or are students in graduate level or community college programs.

CLA Membership

The CLA membership consists of a diverse group of individuals and organizations involved or interested in library or information sciences. A large proportion of CLA Members work in college, university, public, special (corporate, non-profit and government) and school libraries. Others sit on the boards of public libraries, work for companies that provide goods and services to libraries, or are students in graduate level or community college programs. Membership categories of the Canadian Library Association / Association canadienne des bibliothèques  include: Personal, Institutional, Corportate, and Associate.

Total membership at September 2014 was 1,279:

  • Personal – 959

  • Institutions - 256

  • Corporate - 42
  • Associate - 22
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