Becoming a part of the professional community is an important aspect of professional education. Students at the Information School are fortunate to have a number of quality professional organizations with student chapters and student membership. We encourage our students to become active in at least one of these organizations and join your respective listservs.
Association for Information Management Students
Association of Library and Information Science Students
American Society for Information Science and Technology
Circulation is the student-run journal of the iSchool. We support interest in literature, scholarly communication, and publishing.
Doctoral Student Association of the iSchool
Graduate and Professional Students Senate
Where art and information intersect
A movement to erase the belief that one group is superior to another
Connects new and experienced distance students in the iSchool's MLIS program at the University of Washington
The iSchool’s LGBTQA organization
Informatics Undergraduate Association
iWorld is a forum for student conversations about international libraries and information access, as well as global issues important to the U.S. community.
Celebrates young adult and children's literature, and supports professional development for students and youth services librarians
Society of American Archivists- UW Student Chapter (formerly the Archives & Preservation Club)
The UW chapter of the Special Libraries Association
The University of Washington's Student Chapter of the American Library Association
Women in Informatics supports ways to empower women to thrive as producers of technology