ALA Reference Desk / ALA Management SolutionsSM:

The Reference Desk/ ALA Management SolutionsSM is a legal management reference service provided free to ALA members.
Using a wide array of in-house and on-line resources, the ALA Management SolutionsSM staff develop meaningful and timely responses to your management questions. They access targeted information from an in-house legal management library that includes:

  • Surveys
  • Statistics
  • Policies
  • Samples
  • Templates
  • Books and articles
  • Internet resources
  • In-house proprietary electronic database

Responses are in the form of individually crafted Research Studies specifically developed for the inquiry, and often include Web links, copies of relevant articles and print pieces. When appropriate, the responses will also include detailed statistical or survey data.

This service operates from ALA’s headquarters in Lincolnshire, Illinois, and is staffed by full-time industry veterans with extensive research skills and experience.