BCLTA Governance Workbook: Abbreviations and Acronyms

ABCPLD                   Association of BC Public Library Directors
BCLABC Library Association
BCLCBC Libraries Cooperative (sometimes referred to as the Co-op)
BCLTABC Library Trustees Association
CFLACanadian Federation of Library Associations
The PartnersRefers to the BC Public Library Partners. The ABCPLD, BCLA, BCLC, and BCLTA work together as the Partners to advocate for funding and resources of BC public libraries.
Public Libraries BranchGovernment unit (branch) within the of the BC Ministry of Municipal Affairs, that is responsible for the oversight and administration of the Library Act, provincial funding and programs.
SOFIStatement of Financial Information (a requirement for libraries and federations under the Financial Information  Act