- Latin American Studies Association
The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) is the largest professional Association in the world for individuals and institutions engaged in the study of Latin America. With over 5,000 members, twenty-five percent of whom reside outside the United States, LASA is the one Association that brings together experts on Latin America from all disciplines and diverse occupational endeavors, across the globe.
- Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials - SALALM
SALALM's primary missions are the control and dissemination of bibliographic information about all types of Latin American publications and the development of library collections of Latin Americana in support of educational research. Through various committees the members of SALALM promote, conduct, and participate in research and studies of current and potential problems. The compilation of bibliographies is an especially important aspect of these studies.