Allied Organizations

ACSC, Association of Centers for the Study of Congress

Helpful for those working with political papers or interested in working with political papers. They work closely with the Congressional Papers Roundtable, now Congressional Papers Section, of SAA and often offer travel and research grants for annual meetings. Likewise, their annual meeting is generally archives/preservation heavy.

ARLIS/NA, Art Libraries Society of North America

For those who work, or are interested in working, within institutions or organization with a Fine Arts focus. Job listings, ongoing webinars and educational opportunities, internationally affiliated organizations, nationwide internship listings, various other resources.

BLC, Boston Library Consortium

Member institution organization made up of university and public libraries in MA. For staff of member institutions they offer webinars, the annual networking day (a one day conference), and a network of resources.

IFLA, International Federation of Library Associations

Information about global movements in the field of library and information science. Information is searchable by topic or by global region. Special Collections materials are here.

MARAC, Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference

Similar to NEA but focused on the states just to the south of New England. Helpful for those who may live on the border of the two regions or may be expanding their job hunt. Scholarships, travel grants, job postings, ongoing workshops and occasional webinars.

NEDCC, Northeast Document Conservation Center

Ongoing professional development resources such as webinars, the annual Digital Directions meeting, grants, projects, and resources centered around preservation and conservation. Particularly helpful for those working with audio visual materials or materials in need of special attention.