- The Arkansas Association of School Librarians is a Division of the Arkansas Library Association and is an official affiliate of the American Association of School Librarians.
- The mission of the American Association of School Librarians is to advocate excellence, facilitate change, and develop leaders in the school library media field.
- AASL works to ensure that all members of the school library media field collaborate to:
* provide leadership in the total education program
* participate as active partners in the teaching/learning process
* connect learners with ideas and information
* prepare students for life-long learning, informed decision-making, a love of reading, and the use of information technologies.