IAML is governed by the General Assembly and the Board. The General Assembly comprises all members and shall meet during the Association’s congress. The Board is the executive committee of the Association and is made up of elected and appointed officers: the President, the President-Elect or Past-President, the four Vice-Presidents, the Secretary General and the Treasurer.
The work of the Association is accomplished through a network of Institutional Sections, Subject Sections, Committees and special Project Groups.
Governing documents and policies:
- Rules of procedure
- Rules of order
- Code of conduct
- Terms of Reference
- Document change log
A list of policy statements approved by the IAML Board on international issues are collected on the IAML Policy Statements page.
An organizational change process began in 2010.