Professional Organizations Affiliated with Architectural Records

Society of American Archivists (SAA) is the oldest and largest national archival professional organization. This membership organization is dedicated to providing for the informational and educational needs of its members.

Cooperative Preservation of Architectural Records (COPAR) is a partnership between professionals committed to the preservation of architectural records.

Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) is a membership organization of art librarians, established to maintain communication among professionals in the fields of art and design librarianship and image management.

Association of Architecture School Librarians (AASL) is a membership organization focused on the advancement of architectural librarianship, cooperation within the field, and enhancing the role of architecture librarians in architectural education.

International Confederation of Architectural Museums (ICAM) is an association that fosters an environment for growth in knowledge in architecture. This group is concerned with preservation of the built environment and increasing public apprecation of architecture.