In 1981 the then Library Association of Australia published Local studies collections: guidelines and subject headings for organizing and indexing resources (2) by Flint and Berry.
What does LAA stand for?
LAA stands for Library Association of Australia
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We have 194 other meanings of LAA in our Acronym Attic
- League of Advertising Agencies
- League of Animal Artists (Dallas, GA)
- Learning Alliance Approach
- Left Atrial Abnormality (cardiology)
- Left Atrial Appendage
- Left Atrial Auricle
- Legal Administrative Assistant (various companies)
- Legal Aid Agency (UK)
- Leicester and Leicestershire Animal Aid Association (UK)
- Library Association of Alberta
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In his first editorial, Brown stamped his own style on The Journal by introducing themes for each issue, with number 1 being based around 'the Library Association of Australia.
Sydney: Library Association of Australia, 1968, and subsequent editions (as Biographical Dictionary of Australian Librarians).
A role is seen for the Library Association of Australia in the promotion of research rather than its financing, and moves towards the creation of a central federal funding agency or agencies are suggested as timely.
These guidelines had their origins in the Library Association of Australia (now the Australian Library and Information Association) 1972 publication Interim minimum standards for public libraries.
Jean Whyte was a member of the 'Sydney Mafia' at a time when the then Library Association of Australia was ruled by a small number of professionals, each wearing many hats.
These agencies included the Australian Teachers' Federation, the Australian Council of State School Organisations, the Headmasters' Conference, the Australian Education Council, school library associations, the Library Association of Australia and the newly formed Australian Library Promotion Council which in 1968 issued School libraries, a report to the nation.
371) Pressure began to build for the then Library Association of Australia (LAA) to take a role in overseeing these courses, largely with a view to ensuring a degree of standardisation between states.