Organizations

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National Professional Organizations

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American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)
American Association of School Librarians (AASL)
American Library Association (ALA)
Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA)
Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)
Association of Research Libraries (ARL)
International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA)
Medical Library Association (MLA)
Public Library Association (PLA)
Special Libraries Association (SLA)
American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)
American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T)
American Society of Indexers (ASI)
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM)
Association for Information Systems (AIS)
Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP)
Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP)
Information Resources Management Association (IRMA)
Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS)
International Association for Computer Information Systems (IACIS)
International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT)
Society for Information Management (SIM)
Society for Technical Communication (STC)
Society of Competitive Information Professionals (SCIP)
Visual Resources Association (VRA)

Pacific Northwest Professional Organizations

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College Librarians and Media Specialists of Washington State (CLAMS)
Idaho Library Association (ILA)
Law Librarians of Puget Sound (LLOPS)
Montana Library Association (MLA)
Oregon Library Association (OLA)
Pacific Northwest Library Association (PNLA)
Washington Library Association (WLA)
Washington Library Media Association (WLMA)
Washingtion Medical Librarians Association (WMLA)
Data Management Association – Puget Sound (DAMA-PS)

iSchool Student Organizations

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Student Chapter American Library Association, UW (SALA)
Society of American Archivists, UW Student Chapter (SAA-UW)
Special Libraries Association, UW Chapter (SLA UW)
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American Society for Information Science & Technology, UW Chapter (ASIS&T)
Informatics Undergraduate Association (IUGA)Winfo
Graduate and Professional Students Senate (GPSS)
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Library Organizations by Type

Public Libraries Academic & Research Libraries
American Library Association (ALA)
Idaho Library Association (ILA)
Montana Library Association (MLA)
Oregon Library Association (OLA)
Pacific Northwest Library Association (PNLA)
Public Library Association (PLA)
Washington Library Association (WLA)
Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)
Association of Research Libraries (ARL)
College Librarians and Media Specialists of Washington State (CLAMS)
School Libraries/School Media (K-12) Special Libraries
American Association of School Librarians (AASL)
Washington Library Association (WLA)
Washington Library Media Association (WLMA)
Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA)
International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA)
Law Librarians of Puget Sound (LLOPS)
Medical Library Association (MLA)
Special Libraries Association (SLA)
Washington Medical Librarians Association (WMLA)

Information Science Organizations by Type

Informatics Information Management
American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM)
Information Resources Management Association (IRMA)
Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS)
Data Management Association – Puget Sound (DAMA-PS)
Information Systems General
Association for Information Systems (AIS)
International Association for Computer Information Systems (IACIS)
International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT)
American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T)
American Society of Indexers (ASI)
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP)
Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP)
Society for Technical Communication (STC)
Society of Competitive Information Professionals (SCIP)
Visual Resources Association (VRA)