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Version 2.0February 11, 2008
10+ IT organizations that canboost your career
 Joining a professional organization is more than just a convenient way to beef up your resume. Groups such asthe ones listed below can help you enhance your technical and career skills. If you need a first-hand opinionabout a vendor—or you want the inside scoop on a competitive job—one of these associations can help.We were surprised at the wide range of benefits and services many organizations are now offering. Besidesnetworking opportunities, several groups provide valuable discounts on everything from magazine subscriptionsto travel. Many have comprehensive Web sites and organize conferences or workshops. In an industry as fast-paced as information technology, this is a valuable asset. Here are some of the best-known organizations for theIT professional.
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10+ IT organizations that can boost your career 
Membership:
More than 4,000
Dues:
 
Student $40
Regular: $140
Corporate patron status $800
Member benefits:
 
Free newsletter and journal subscriptions
Access to digital library (with online membership option)
Access to special interest groups
Discounted conference fees
Discounted educational courses
Access to ASIS&T JobLine
Year founded:
1937
Address:
 320 Fenwick LaneSuite 510Silver Spring, MD 20910
Telephone:
301-495-0900
Fax:
301-495-0810
E-mail:
Purpose:
To advance the information sciences and support information professionals and organizations
Eligibility to join:
Regular membership is open to any interested person
Membership:
82,000 computing professionals and students worldwide
Dues:
Professional membership $99
Students $19
Member benefits:
 
Communications of the ACM, in print and online
Membernet quarterly newsletter; the latest news and discounts
Eligibility to subscribe to the ACM Digital Library, a members-only option
Presentations from technology experts via Queuecasts
Free acm.org e-mail forwarding address
Online job listings and career center
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10+ IT organizations that can boost your career 
A distinguished member network of more than 80,000 of your peers
Discounts on ACM magazines, journals, and books
Discounts on all ACM-sponsored conferences
Free access to hundreds of online books and courses
Opportunities to participate in the 30+ ACM special interest groups
ACM professional and student Chapters
Year founded:
1947
Address:
 2 Penn PlazaSuite 701New York, NY 10121
Telephone:
800-342-6626
Fax:
212-944-1318 or 212-626-0500
E-mail:
Purpose:
To advance the arts, sciences, and applications of information technology
Eligibility to join (one of the following):
Bachelor's degree
Equivalent level of education
Two years full-time employment in IT
Dues:
Academic $125
Student $85
Member benefits:
 
Free access to the AIS eLibrary
Subscriptions to
Journal of the Association for Information Systems 
and
Communications of the Association for Information Systems 
 
Discounts to a variety of IT journals
Placement service for faculty applicants
Year founded:
1994
Address:
 P.O. Box 2712Atlanta, GA 30301-2712
Telephone:
404-413-7440
Fax:
404-413-7443
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