Interest Group Transition

Where have ASGCLA Member Groups Gone

Interest Groups migrated from the Association of Specialized, Government, and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASGCLA) to other parts of ALA on September 1, 2020. This list indicates the locations of the groups in the areas formerly supported by ASGCLA. More specific information relating to each Interest Group appears below.

ASGCLA area:  State library agencies

Interest Groups relocated in: Chapter Relations Office (CRO)

  • LSTA Coordinators
  • State Library Agencies – Library Development
  • State Library Agencies – Youth Services Consultants

ASGCLA area: Federal and armed forces libraries

Interest Groups relocated in: Reference and User Services Association (RUSA)

  • Federal and Armed Forces Libraries

ASGCLA area: Library agencies and individuals which provide library materials and service to underserved populations which include, but are not limited to, people with sensory, physical, health, developmental, learning, attention, or behavioral conditions, and people who are incarcerated or detained

Interest Groups relocated in: Office of Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services (ODLOS)

  • Bridging Deaf Cultures
  • Consumer Health Information Librarians
  • Library Services for Dementia/Alzheimer’s
  • Library Services for the Incarcerated and Detained
  • Library Services to Persons with Print Disabilities
  • Tribal Librarians
  • Universal Access

ASGCLA area: Library cooperatives

Interest Groups relocated in: Core: Leadership Infrastructure, Futures

  • Collaborative Digitization
  • Consortial eBooks
  • Consortium Management

ASGCLA area: Library cooperatives

interest Group relocated in: Reference and User Services Association (RUSA)

  • Physical Delivery

ASGCLA area: Independent librarians and consultants 

Interest Groups relocated in: Core: Leadership Infrastructure, Futures

  • Library Consulting

In addition, the Accessibility Assembly, an Interdivisional Committee has migrated to the Reference and User Services (RUSA) division.

View your Interest Group information below:

Alzheimer’s & Related Dementias

Bridging Deaf Cultures @ your library

Collaborative Digitization

Consortial eBooks

Consortium Management

Consumer Health Information Librarians

Federal and Armed Forces Libraries

Library Consulting

Library Services to the Incarcerated and Detained

Library Services to Persons with Print Disabilities

LSTA Coordinators

Physical Delivery

State Library Agencies – Library Development

State Library Agencies – Youth Services Consultants

Tribal Librarians

Universal Access

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