Professional Organizations

DLIS encourages its students to join and participate in professional organizations. Below is an abbreviated list of professional organizations and groups with chapters in the New York area. Distance students are encouraged to join professional organizations in their respective locations.

American Library Association: http://www.ala.org/

American Association of Law Libraries:http://www.aallnet.org/

Art Libraries Society of North America: http://www.arlisna.org

Association of College & Research Libraries: http://www.ala.org/acrl/

Association for Library Service to Children: http://www.ala.org/alsc/

Law Libraries Association of Greater New York: http://www.llagny.org/

Metropolitan New York Library Council: http://metro.org/

New York Library Association: http://www.nyla.org/max/index.html 

Progressive Librarians Guild: http://www.progressivelibrariansguild.org/

The Archivists Round Table of New York: http://www.nycarchivists.org/

The Society of American Archivists: http://www2.archivists.org/

Special Libraries Association: http://www.sla.org/

Young Adult Library Services Association: http://www.ala.org/yalsa/