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NOTICE: Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the ALA Archives’ reading room will be fully closed to the public until further notice. We will do our best to maintain remote reference services, but we may not be able to fulfill your request until we reopen. 

Use this contact information to reach us about research inquiries, scheduling an appointment, donations, and any other general questions and comments you may have.

Email: ala-archives AT
Phone: (217) 333‐7841
Fax: (217) 244-4300

American Library Association Archives
1707 South Orchard
Urbana, IL 61801

You can also schedule an onsite research consultation with Cara Bertram here.

For further information about planning a visit or about the archives staff, please refer to the following pages:
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