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Subject: Libraries FAQ, v. 2.1, part 7/10

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Libraries FAQ 2.1 http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Acropolis/1107 Anthony Wilson paw@iglou.com 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