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Professional Associations

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Professional development is an important part of your graduate education and your professional career.  Many of the national organizations offer students a discounted membership rate.  In addition, SLIS offers several student organizations to help you get involved and make professional connections.

National and International Associations Local and Regional Associations
American Library Association
(http://www.ala.org/)
South Carolina Library Association
(http://www.scla.org/)
American Library Association Divisions
(http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/index.cfm)
South Carolina Association of School Librarians
(http://scasl.net/)
American Library Association Round Tables
(www.ala.org/groups/rts)
South Carolina Chapter of Special Libraries Association
(https://connect.sla.org/carolinas/home)
American Society for Information Science & Technology
(https://www.asisonline.org/)
Southern Chapter/Medical Library Association
(https://southernchaptermla.wildapricot.org/)
Special Libraries Association
(http://www.sla.org/)
Maine Library Association 
(http://mainelibraries.org/)
Medical Library Association
(http://www.mlanet.org/)
New England Library Association
(http://www.nelib.org/)
Society of American Archivists
(http://www2.archivists.org/)
Virginia Library Association
(http://www.vla.org/)
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions 
(http://www.ifla.org/)
West Virginia Library Association
(http://www.wvla.org/)

 

Student Associations

Library and Information Science Student Association

The Student Community for Archives, Libraries, and Museums 

American Society for Information Science and Technology SC student chapter


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