CAIS was incorporated in 1970 to promote the
advancement of information science in Canada, and encourage and facilitate
the exchange of information relating to the use, access, retrieval,
organization, management, and dissemination of information.
CAIS achieves these goals through its internationally
recognized journal, the Canadian Journal of
Information and Library Science, and its annual conference.
CAIS members include information scientists and
archivists, librarians, computer scientists, documentalists, economists,
educators, journalists, psychologists, and others who support its
More about CAIS
Nilsen, Kirsti. 2010. "Thirty-seven CAIS-ACSI Conferences,1973-2009." The Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, 34(2):131-159.
Nilsen, Kirsti. 2007. "The Canadian Association for Information Science: A Look at Its Thirty-five Year History." The Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science ,31(2):163-177.