BCALA Newsletter Information

The BCALA Newsletter is distributed to all members of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc. two (2) times a year. The deadlines for receipt of articles and ads are listed below. Ads received after the deadline will be considered for the next issue of the Newsletter.

Frequency: Twice a Year 

Subscription:Free to Members

Deadlines: March 15 & October 15

Paid Advertisements: See Advertising for details regarding rates and policies. Copies of logos should be sent separately for paste-up in advertisements.


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