A good library association serves its members, improves the librarianship, and helps library institutions achieving their missions. This article describes the history, missions & goals, organization structure, membership, financial sources, professional activities, publication, and website of the Library Association of China (LAC) and American Library Association. (ALA) Considering environmental differences between Taiwan and the United States, the author then compares these two library associations based on above 8 aspects. At the end, suggestions for the LAC are proposed.
|Translated title of the contribution||The Comparison of LAC and ALA|
|Original language||Chinese (Traditional)|
|Number of pages||31|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 1 2000|