Become a member of the Society of American Archivists (SAA)!
Founded in 1936, the Society of American Archivists (SAA) is North America’s oldest and largest national professional association dedicated to the needs and interests of archives and archivists. SAA represents more than 6,200 professional archivists employed by governments, universities, businesses, libraries, and historical organizations nationally.
SAA has a discounted student membership option; the current rate is $55 per year.
If you are serious about pursuing a career in Archives or curious to learn more about the profession, we strongly encourage you to join SAA. Here are a few highlights:
Mentoring Program: SAA’s Mentoring Program brings together members with expertise in subjects and members who want to build their knowledge within those subject areas.
Section Membership: Connect with colleagues who share your areas of expertise and/or special interest by joining an unlimited number of sections.
Access to the SAA Membership Directory: Networking opportunities abound with contact information for all SAA individual and institutional members.
Member Discounts On: Continuing education workshops, SAA Annual Meeting registration, and items in the SAA Bookstore
Access to: The American Archivist journal and Archival Outlook magazine
Click here for more details on the benefits of membership.