"Embraces work on the hardware and software engineering of interactive systems, the structure of communication between human and machine, characterization of the use and contexts of use for interactive systems, methodology of design, and new design themselves."
"Founded in 1906 to promote and enhance the value of law libraries to the legal and public communities, to foster the profession of law librarianship, and to provide leadership in the field of legal information."
"The American Library Association's (ALA) activities are focused in four areas: advocating for the public's interest in a free and open information society; developing innovative programs that support libraries in acquiring new information technology and training people in its use; supporting libraries as centers for culture, literacy and lifetime learning; promoting excellence in libraries and librarianship."
"The mission of the American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIST) is to advance information professionals and the field of information science by: providing methods of communication and continuing education for information professionals; encouraging research, development and applications that advance the field of information science; increasing public awareness of the field and its benefits to society."
"ARMA International (The Association for Information Managers and Professionals) members include records and information managers, MIS and ADP professionals, imaging specialists, archivists, hospital administrators, legal administrators, librarians, and educators. Provides opportunities to information professionals, to enable them to use their skills and experience to leverage the value of records, information, and knowledge as corporate assets."
"The society for information professionals leading the search for new and better theories, techniques, and technologies to improve access to information."
"ARL is a not-for-profit membership organization comprising the leading research libraries in North America. ARL programs and services promote equitable access to and effective use of recorded knowledge in support of teaching, research, scholarship, and community service."
The asssociation's major goals are to promote collaboration among librarians across national borders and facilitate exchange between U.S. and China. Website includes job listings and scholarship information.
"IFIP is a non-governmental, non-profit umbrella organization for national societies working in the field of information processing. IFIP's mission is to be the leading, truly international, apolitical organization which encourages and assists in the development, exploitation and application of Information Technology for the benefit of all people."
An association of information and knowledge professionals, dedicated in service to law libraries, legal knowledge management centers, the profession of law, and the legal community in New York City and its metropolitan area. Membership ranks are drawn from law firms, academic institutions, courts, bar associations, corporate law offices, and the vendors who provide products and services to the legal profession.
"The Long Island Library Resources Council (LILRC), one of nine New York State Reference and Research Library Resources System (3Rs), is a multi-type library membership organization that fosters and enhances resource sharing and other cooperative activities among diverse libraries in Nassau and Suffolk counties."
A reference and research resources (3Rs) library council to promote and facilitate utilization of existing resources and to develop additional library services in the New York Metropolitan Area: the five boroughs and Westchester county."
"The mission of the New York Library Association (NYLA) is to lead in the development, promotion and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning, quality of life, and equal opportunity for all New Yorkers."
OCLC is a global, nonprofit, membership, computer library service and research organization whose purpose is to further access to the world's information. OCLC member libraries contribute to WorldCat, which has over 47 million cataloging records. OCLC offers a range of services including cataloging tools and online searching services.
A division of ALA. "The Public Library Association enhances the development and effectiveness of public library staff and public library services. The PLA focuses its efforts on serving the needs of its members, addresses issues that affect public libraries, and commits to quality public library services that benefit the general public."
"Our vision is to be known as the leading organization in the information industry - a catalyst in the development of the information economy, and a strategic partner in the emerging information society."
"The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is an international organization dedicated to helping to ensure that the rights of creators and owners of intellectual property are protected worldwide."