Why Become A Member of NFAIS?


NFAIS creates a critical link for leaders in the information industry. Our members apply ideas and insights learned through collaboration and networking opportunities provided by NFAIS. Conferences, task force participation and leadership opportunities abound in the NFAIS community.

Who belongs to NFAIS? Government agencies, members of academia, not-for-profit and commercial organizations all recognize the value an NFAIS membership carries. Information providers and publishers; information industry consultants; business development professionals; executives, product managers and librarians have all joined our information community.

For membership dues rates, click here.

As a member of NFAIS, you can:

  • NETWORK with the most influential players in the information community.
  • LEARN via discounted access to educational opportunities such as workshops, webinars and the annual conference that address transformative trends and issues facing our community.
  • PARTICIPATE in developing white papers and best practices for the most relevant issues affecting the community.
  • STAY CURRENT with subscriptions to the quarterly NFAIS E-notes and the biweekly NFAIS Advances e-newsletter, keeping you current on the latest trends.
  • FIND TALENT and look for a job through the NFAIS Career Center.
  • SAVE with discounts on various relevant and industry publications.
  • ENGAGE with colleagues around the industry as you pursue your career goals.
  • DEBATE with the ability to request roundtable discussions on issues of interest among the membership.

To learn even more, take a look at our virtual membership brochure, or read our pamphlet, The Top 10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your NFAIS Membership.

Clicking on the "Join Now" button will take you to the online membership application, where you can make your dues payment or request an invoice, and add staff associated with your organizational membership. For questions about dues rates, please contact the NFAIS office at (443) 221-2980. Special rates are available to subsidiaries or divisions of existing NFAIS members. Please call us for more information.