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Library and Information Science: Organizations and Web Sources

This guide links to sources on trends, best practices, and research in the fast changing field of academic librarianship.

Why use Web Resources?

Websites provide up-to-the minute news and information about current events, trends, and controversial topics.  They may also contain government publications such as reports, statistics, legislation and service information; interviews, newspaper articles; research reports; conference/workshop/symposium papers; maps and other types of resources.                

 

Blogs

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News

Professional Organizations

There are many professional associations for librarians in addition to the largest, the American Library Association (ALA) and its many subdivisions. Specialized groups can be based on subject area, geography or both.  The links below provide additional information and can provide a taste of the remarkable diversity of the profession of librarianship. Explore and enjoy!