The International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) is an international non-profit 501(3)c organization that influences the establishment and development of school libraries in every country in the world. Its mission is to provide an international forum for people interested in promoting effective school library programs as viable instruments in the educational process. IASL also provides guidance and advice for the development of school library programs and the school library profession.

For more information, about IASL in general, go to http://www.iasl-online.org

One of its objectives is to initiate and coordinate activities, conferences and other projects in the field of school librarianship and information services. Since 1972 IASL has held an annual conference in different locations throughout the world.