Many national and international professional organizations have local chapters that hold events and meetings year-round and are a great way to get involved in the rich library and information science community. We have brought together a list of the major groups below:

Local American Library Association Chapters

American Society for Information Science and Technology, New England Chapter
http://neasist.org/; see also the American Society for Information Science & Technology.

Art Libraries Society of New England
http://newengland.arlisna.org/; see also Art Libraries Society of North America.

Association of College and Research Libraries, New England Chapter
http://www.acrlnec.org/; see also Association of College and Research Libraries.

New England Archivists
http://www.newenglandarchivists.org/; see also Society of American Archivists.

New England Music Library Association
http://www.wesleyan.edu/nemla/; see also Music Libraries Association.

Special Libraries Association, Boston Chapter
http://newengland.sla.org/; see also Special Libraries Association.