International Programs

International Programs : International Services

The IFSI Library has been actively involved in international and national organizations, associations, and communities, with the following being a non-exhaustive list of organizations of which the library is a member. 

• International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
• inFIRE (International Network for Fire Information and Reference Exchange, an international consortium of fire libraries)
• American Library Association (ALA)
• Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA)
• Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)
• Association for Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)
• Special Libraries Association (SLA)
• Medical Library Association (MLA)
• Joint Council of Librarians of Color (JCLC Inc.)
• Beta Phi Mu, Alpha Chapter
• Health Science Librarians of Illinois (HSLI)
• Illinois Library Association (ILA)
• Illinois Heartland Library System (administered by the Illinois State Library, formerly Lincoln Trails Library System)


Lian Ruan

Director of International Programs

Chris Downey

International Programs Liaison

Telephone: 217-265-6107