About the Public Library Data Alliance

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Data Alliance FAQs

What is the primary function of the Public Library Data Alliance (PLDA)?
Who will be on the PLDA?
How long will members serve?
What is the overall member commitment?
Who appoints members?
What are the desired characteristics of PLDA members?
Are PLDA members compensated?
Where can I get more information?

National library organizations Endorsing the Public Library Data Alliance:

The American Library Association
The Public Library Association
The Association for Rural and Small Libraries
The Chief Officers of State Library Agencies
The Urban Libraries Council

The Institute of Museum and Library Services will maintain a liaison role with the Alliance, and the National Information Standards Organization will serve as the Alliance’s Secretariat for its first year.

Institute of Museum and Library Services
National Information Standards Organization

Measures that Matter is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services RE-0016-0181-16.