Assam College Librarians' Association (ACLA)

The Assam College Librarians' Association (ACLA) is a state level premier association of librarians established in 1973. It represents those who work in or advocate for college libraries of Assam. ACLA is committed to the cause of college library movement and development in Assam and working whole heatedly for the academic and social status of the college librarians and also for the development of the library profession. ACLA has provided a wide variety of services and programs to its members and others in the library community.

The aims and objectives of the Association shall be

a) To strive for and contribute towards the all round development of the Library Services for the spread of education within the state of Assam;

b) To adopt such means as may be necessary for the development of healthy academic, social and cultural life in the state of Assam;

c) To promote national integration;

d) To safeguard the interest of the members of the Association and improve the service condition and status;

e) To render necessary help to the distressed members of the Association and their families;

f) To promote study and formulate principles for the expansion of education through library service in the state by holding seminars, publishing bulletins and journals for the purpose;

g) To enhance ideas and information among the readers with the book world;

h) To take such steps as may be necessary for the furtherance of the objectives of the Association;

i) To maintain and keep the Association way from the political involvement.

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Message from President

The ACLA is for developing professionalism among its members. For a knowledge based society, the role library is recognized to a great extent. Professional Associations have to work consistently in one way for creating a reading culture in the society and on the other for enhancing the professional standard of its members. ACLA is working in both directions.
Prof. Narendra Lahkar

Message from General Secretary

Dear Readers, Greetings from ACLA. ACLA is committed to the College Librarians of Assam but at the same time also recognize the need and expectation of the user community. A library is a place where effective, meaningful and joyful learning take place and we are committed to improve this environment.
Dr. Prasanta Kumar Deka
General Secretary