Benefits of Membership
Thank you for your interest in becoming a member (or renewing your support as a member) of the Society of American Archivists! SAA is your professional partner throughout your career. We help to keep you abreast of the latest news and developments in the field through a variety of high-quality programs and activities offered to members at substantial discounts.
The Society of American Archivists offers several categories of membership. Learn about the different types of membership via the links below:
- Individual full membership
- Individual student membership
- Individual associate membership
- Institutional membership
SAA Programs and Services
Individual members of SAA enjoy access to the following indispensable resources:
The American Archivist (Journal)
The premier journal of the archives profession, this semi-annual periodical features research articles, literature reviews, case studies, perspectives, and international reports. Individual full members and associate members receive complimentary print subscriptions with their membership. All members receive electronic access to American Archivist Online.
Archival Outlook (Newsletter)
Stay abreast of the latest news and information essential to the archives community. This bimonthly newsletter reports on SAA activities and upcoming events; the print edition is mailed exclusively to members.
Member discounts on:
- Titles in the SAA Bookstore, covering a broad range of archives topics.
- Registration for SAA's Annual Meeting, the premier educational and professional networking event of the year for archives and records management professionals.
- Registration for continuing education workshops around the country, providing unmatched opportunities to learn about new and developing technologies, polish professional skills, and enhance knowledge.
SAA's Mentoring Program brings together members with expertise in subjects and members who want to build their knowledge within those subject areas. To learn more or to apply, please visit the Mentoring Program page.
Section and Roundtable Membership
Access to the SAA Membership Directory
Networking opportunities abound with contact information for all SAA individual and institutional members.
Watch our video summarizing the value of an SAA membership.