The Association for Information Science and Technology, ASIS&T, is an association of information professionals leading the search for new and better theories, techniques, and technologies to improve access to information. Among its membership are information specialists from such fields as computer science, linguistics, management, psychology, librarianship, engineering, law, medicine, chemistry, and education; individuals who share a common interest in improving the ways society stores, retrieves, analyzes, manages, archives and disseminates information, coming together for mutual benefit.
The Society is a nonprofit 501(c)3 professional association organized for scientific, literary, and educational purposes and dedicated to the creation, organization, dissemination and application of knowledge concerning information and its transfer. The Society provides education and conference programs, highly-regarded publications and journals, and other professional services for information systems developers, online professionals, information resource managers, librarians, record managers, and others who bridge the gaps between research and application, and between developer and user.
The mission of the Association for Information Science and Technology is to advance the information sciences and related applications of information technology by providing focus, opportunity, and support to information professionals and organizations.
The vision of ASIS&T is to establish a new information professionalism in a world where information is of central importance to personal, social, political and economic progress by