March 14, 2008

American Sociological Association

There are librarians who participate in the Book Award and the Task Force on Teaching Ethics throughout the Sociology Curriculum in the American Sociological Association (ASA).

AAAS Librarian Gatherings

A group of librarians gathers informally at American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) meetings.

Anthropology and Scholarly Communications

Librarians are quite appropriately involved in the Scholarly Communications Interest Group of the American Anthropological Association (AAA).

Agricultural Economics Committees

In the American Agricultural Economics Association (AAEA), librarians participate in relevant committees such as Communications/Publications and Economics, Statistics and Information Resources.

Council on Social Work Education

There is a group of librarians that gathers at Council on Social Work Education meetings.

Informal International Law Affiliations

Some groups are much less formal. A group of librarians regularly meets at American Society for International Law meetings, and they sometimes present programs at meetings. Although they have discussed it, they do not yet have a formal group .

Radiology and Librarians

The newly formed Radiology Library Advisory Board is sponsored by the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). The advisory board meets at the Medical Library Association annual meeting and offers input to RSNA on library-related matters.

Middle East Librarians Association

The Middle East Librarians Association is affiliated with the Middle East Studies Association.

Geoscience Information Society

The Geoscience Information Society (GIS) is associated with the American Geological Society (GSA) and they meet in conjunction with the AGS annual meetings. The relationship between GIS and GSA is formal enough that GIS meeting presentation abstracts appear in the GSA abstracts book.

Atmospheric Science Librarians International

Atmospheric Science Librarians International (ASLI) is affiliated with the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and holds its meetings in conjunction with AMS.

Architecture School Librarians

The Association of Architecture School Librarians (AASL) is formally affiliated with the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), and they meet annually with the ACSA.

Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries

The Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL) is formally affiliated with the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

Libraries and Pharmacy Education

The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy has a Libraries/Education Resources Section.

Libraries in Medical Education

Libraries in Medical Education is among the special interest groups in the Central Group on Educational Affairs, a regional group in the Association of American Medical Colleges. They offer continuing medical education courses at the annual meeting and sponsor panel discussions as part of the regular program.

Engineering Libraries Division of ASEE

The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) has an Engineering Libraries Division (ELD). As the name of the parent group indicates, ELD is concerned with supporting engineering education. ELD has an active listserv that is open to non-members as well as ELD members, ELDNET-L.