ALA is the national professional organization for librarians, promoting professional development for librarians and advocating for libraries throughout the US.
Maryland Library Association
Affiliated with the American Library Association (ALA), MLA provides local professional resources and advocacy for Maryland libraries.
Maryland Information Literacy Exchange
MILEX is a collaborative of Maryland academic librarians to promote information literacy in higher education. MILEX members work together to develop better pedagogical, promotional and organizational models and materials for Maryland librarians and faculty interested in information literacy.