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Libraries FAQ, v. 2.1, part 7/10

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Libraries FAQ Section 6 Organizations 

6.1 What organizations can I join to network with fellow
professionals? 
6.2 What organizations are there for LIS students? 
 
6.1 What organizations can I join to network with fellow
professionals?  

There is an excellent list of library organizations on the WWW at the
School of Library and Informantion Science at San Jose
StateUniversity: http://witloof.sjsu.edu/prof/colleagues.htm 

Some prominent organizations are: 

American Association of Law Libraries
http://www.aallnet.org/ 
Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL)
http://aleph.lib.ohio-state.edu/www/ajl.html 
American Library Association (ALA)
http://www.ala.org 
Association of Research Libraries (ARL)
http://arl.cni.org 
American Society for Information Science (ASIS)
http://www.asis.org/ 
Canadian Association of Law Libraries
http://www.kingston.net/iknet/call/e-index.html 
Canadian Association of Special Libraries and Information Services
http://199.247.148.81/caslis/index.html 
Canadian Library Association (CLA)
http://www.cla.amlibs.ca/ 
International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA)
http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/ifla/ 
http://ifla.inist.fr/ (IFLANET European mirror) 
Medical Libraries Association (MLA)
http://www.mlanet.org/ 
Music Library Association
http://www.musiclibraryassoc.org/contents.htm 
Public Library Association (PLA)
http://pla.org 
Reforma, The National Assoc. to Promote Library Services
To The Spanish Speaking 
http://latino.sscnet.ucla.edu/library/reforma/index.htm 
Special Library Association (SLA)
http://www.sla.org/ 
 
6.2 What organizations are there for LIS students?  

Most professional LIS organizations have student chapters; see the
list of library organizations on the WWW at the School of Library and
Informantion Science at San Jose StateUniversity for student chapters
of the ALA, SLA, ASIS, and the Society of American Archivists:
http://witloof.sjsu.edu/organizations.html

LISSO is the Library and Information Science Students Organization. I
have located web sites for only the University of Iowa and University
of Kentucky chapters:
http://www.uiowa.edu/~libsci/studentalumni/lisso/index.shtml 
http://www.uky.edu/CommInfoStudies/SLIS/lisform.htm 
 



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