Professional organizations, listservs, and discussion groups are valuable resources for students to explore careers, network with professionals, and stay up to date with current trends in the field.
Association of Illinois School Library Educators
Association of Information and Image Management
Association for Computing Machinery
Association for Information Science and Technology
Digital Analytics Association
Digital Library Federation
ARMA (records and information managers)
International Federation of Library Associations
Medical Library Association
Society of American Archivists
Special Libraries Association
Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals
Illinois Library Association
iSchool student chapters and organizations
Students benefit from involvement in professional organizations at the national level, but important opportunities for involvement and leadership are also available through student organizations at the iSchool.