The constitution is the legal basis for IATUL and provides information on the organisational and legal structure of IATUL.
IATUL is a non-profit-organisation and its assets shall be used exclusively and directly in accordance with its various purposes and tasks. The association promotes in particular:
- Science and research in the field of library services
- Effective cooperation among member libraries
- Introduction of innovative technology
It provides a forum where library directors and senior managers can meet to exchange views on matters of current significance.