Sections

The Academic Library Section: Support and promotes the mission, goals, and focus of the ULA within the area of academic libraries. The Section shall be concerned with administrative, management, political, or policy issues which relate to academic libraries and academic librarianship in general. The ALS shall be responsible for major programs at the annual workshops and other programs, provide an opportunity for the discussion of issues, events, needs and problems currently related to the academic library.

The Public Library Section: Supports and promotes the mission, goals, and focus of the ULA within the area of public libraries. The Section shall be concerned with administrative, management, political, or policy issues which relate to public libraries and public librarianship in general. The PLS shall be responsible for major programs at the annual workshops and other programs, provide an opportunity for the discussion of issues, events, needs and problems currently related to the public library.

The School Library Section: Supports and promotes the mission, goals, and focus of the ULA within the area of school libraries. The Section shall be concerned with administrative, management, political, or policy issues which relate to school libraries and school librarianship in general. The SLS shall be responsible for major programs at the annual workshops and other programs, provide an opportunity for the discussion of issues, events, needs and problems currently related to the school library.

The Special Library Section: Supports and promotes the mission, goals, and focus of the ULA within the area of special libraries. The Section shall be concerned with administrative, management, political, or policy issues which relate to special libraries and special librarianship in general. The Section shall be responsible for major programs at the annual workshops and other programs, provide an opportunity for the discussion of issues, events, needs and problems currently related to the special library.


There shall be four sections based on type of library‚Äďacademic, public, school, and special. ULA members may belong to one primary section. Members may also join secondary sections. Sections shall be concerned with administrative, management, political, or policy issues which relate to a specific type of library.Sections shall be responsible for major programs at the annual conference, which shall be planned through and in coordination with the Program Board.