Student Groups and Associations

LASSA (Library and Archival Studies Student Association): The official student association at SLAIS – every student is automatically a member.

Student Chapters

In addition, SLAIS students belong to and make significant contributions to a number of university and professional organizations:

ACA (Association of Canadian Archivists)

ALA (American Library Association)

ASIST (ASIS&T (American Society for Information Science & Technology)

BCLA/CLA (British Columbia Library Association / Canadian Library Association)

CHLA (Canadian Health Libraries Association/Association des bibliothèques de la santé du Canada (CHLA/ABSC)

ISKO (International Society for Knowledge Organization)

LWB (Librarians Without Borders)

PLG (Progressive Library Guild of Vancouver)

SLA (Special Libraries Association)

UBC GSS (Graduate Student Society)

YAACS (Young Adult and Children’s Services)