hide You are viewing an archived web page, collected at the request of National Information Standards Organization using Archive-It. This page was captured on 17:29:20 Sep 05, 2019, and is part of the National Information Standards Organization website collection. The information on this web page may be out of date. See All versions of this archived page. Loading media information

Member Benefits

NFAIS membership privileges include:

  • Free subscription to the biweekly NFAIS Advances e-newsletter, containing fresh articles and content about news, trends and the people in the information community.
  • Attendance for the bi-monthly NFAIS Lunch & Learn Virtual Education Series is free for NFAIS members (while non-members are charged a nominal fee).
  • One free download per year of an archived audio recording of any NFAIS webinar or 1/2-day workshop.
  • Discounted registrations for NFAIS webinars, symposia, workshops and conferences.
  • Participation on special-interest groups (Standards, Humanities, etc.).
  • Ability to request Workshop or Roundtable discussions on issues of interest to NFAIS members.
  • Opportunities to survey/poll NFAIS members on key issues, such as open access and evolving business models, incentives for data sharing and the latest technologies and platform innovations.
  • A voice in the development of Industry White Papers, Guiding Principles and Best Practices.
  • Inclusion of member press releases/event promotions on the NFAIS website, in the biweekly NFAIS Advances e-newsletter, in frequently posted social media messages and in other related promotional activities.
  • Opportunities for networking, member-to-member interaction and professional development.
  • A special "Member Only" section, offering members access to networking circles, working groups, member forums and more.
  • Unlimited staff participation in the NFAIS Committees and Working Groups - including the following


Humanities Roundtable Marketing
Information Policy Standards
Library Education Usage Statistics





Special NFAIS membership product discounts:

  • 75% discount on job postings on the NFAIS Career Center.
  • Employee discounts of 10% - 25% on all e-learning courses offered by Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA (benefit applies world-wide).
  • 10% discount on all books and magazines published by Information Today.
  • 50% discount on the monthly publication, Information Today.
  • 10% discount on full and one-day registrations for all conferences offered by Information Today (does not apply to pre/post conference workshops)
  • 10% discount on the online courses covering copyright, licensing, and digital content management offered by copyrightlaws.com
  • 13% discount on the The Copyright Law and New Media Law Newsletter published by copyrightlaws.com.

To learn even more about what NFAIS membership entails, read our pamphlet, The Top 10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your NFAIS Membership.

Most importantly, in this time of unprecedented change across the global information community, NFAIS provides a networking forum in which members can freely address common interests - a place to meet and talk with peers who face the same challenges and opportunities - so that together they can identify and share solutions that meet their organization's unique needs.

View our NFAIS members page to see all of the organizations that comprise the NFAIS community.

NFAIS™ - Interact. Advance Information.