The Association of Vision Science Librarians (AVSL) is an international organization composed of professional librarians, or persons acting in that capacity, whose collections and services include vision-related materials. All members must either currently work in a vision library or be retired as a member of AVSL.
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Membership Expectations

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Individual Members
  • Be willing to participate and contribute to AVSL, either as an officer or in support of one of the many AVSL projects.
  • Institutions with more than one AVSL member should strive to have at least one active member in AVSL.
  • Attend AVSL meetings when possible.
Corporations or Businesses
  • Librarians at corporate libraries or information centers that support research in eye and/or vision care may become members of AVSL.
  • Those who seek a profit from AVSL membership will not be accepted as members.
Student Members
Students will be awarded temporary membership if they:
  • submit a copy of their library school student ID, and
  • they renew membership yearly by re-submitting their student ID.