• To provide a forum for communication between librarians and others in Canada on any subject related to technical services.
  • To study issues connected with technical services in libraries of all types: including the acquisition, cataloguing and processing of all types of resources (monographs, serials, printed resources, electronic resources, etc.).
  • To provide a means of keeping abreast of recent developments in the field of technical services, with special emphasis on Canadian developments.
  • To ensure ongoing Canadian involvement in the development of standards relevant to technical services by recommending the appointments of the CLA representatives to the Canadian Committee on Cataloguing and the Canadian Committee on MARC.
  • To identify needed research and investigation in the management of technical services and serials.