aim of The Association of International Librarians and Information
Specialists (AILIS) is to foster better communication and closer
co-operation amongst international librarians and information specialists
in the Geneva - Lausanne area. But more than that, because of the
great changes that have occurred in the world of information during
last decade, AILIS provides an opportunity to learn about the trends
in our profession. In particular AILIS co-sponsors the programme
"Library Science Talks" which consists of 5-6 presentations
per year given by internationally recognized specialists in the
International organizations are major providers
and users of data and need to stay current to continue serving their
constituents with easily accessible and up-to-date information.
Their libraries and information centres play a vital role in this
AILIS assists in this effort by finding practical ways of promoting
co-operation amongst its members.
to seminars and lectures, AILIS organizes regular visits to international
libraries and information centres, training courses and provides
a meeting point for its members.
How to become
a member of AILIS
We encourage you to e-mail
us directly with your suggestions for interesting and useful events
and activities or, even better, send your suggestions to our listserver to ensure that all
fellow members can benefit.