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Croatian Library Association

Croatian Library Association was founded in 1940. However, the need for an independent library profession had been stated in Croatia much earlier, in 1819, in Zagreb Royal Academy manifesto "Glorious Homeland ". It was quite progressive view for that time and in accordance with that in other countries where librarians were expected to do their jobs skilfully and where librarianship was turning into a profession.


Regular activities of the Association include the work of its governing and professional bodies, publishing of the Newsletter and maintenance of its web site, and proposing library legislature. It also entails publishing of translations of international library standards and guidelines.

The Head Board, Executive Board, and Supervisory Board are the governing bodies of the Association. Constitution prescribes that the meetings of the Head Board should be held as the need arises, and at least twice a year. Executive Board shall hold its meetings at least four times a year. However, in practice governing bodies meet more often than it is prescribed.Read More...