ACM is an educational and scientific computing society that delivers resources to advance computing as a science and a profession. ACM provides the premier Digital Library and serves its members and the computing profession with leading-edge publications, conferences, and career resources.
AAAI is an international, nonprofit, scientific society devoted to advancing the scientific understanding of the mechanisms underlying thought and intelligent behavior and their embodiment in machines. It also aims to increase public understanding of artificial intelligence (AI), improve the teaching and training of AI practitioners, and provide guidance for research planners and funders of AI developments and future directions.
"There are many definitions of cybernetics and many individuals who have influenced the direction of cybernetics. Cybernetics takes as its domain the design or discovery and application of principles of regulation and communication." [http://www.asc-cybernetics.org/foundations/definitions.htm]
The American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) is the society for information professionals leading the search for new and better theories, techniques, and technologies to improve access to information.
This is a premier global organization for academics specializing in information systems. Founded in 1994, AIS is an international professional society of 4,000 members from 90 countries and a key player in the advancement of the IS academic community.
AWC is one of the first professional organizations for women in computing. It promotes the advancement of women in the computing professions. Members include many types of computer professionals: programmers, system analysts, operators, technical writers, Internet specialists, trainers and consultants.
The Cognitive Science Society, Inc. brings together researchers from many fields who hold a common goal: understanding the nature of the human mind. The Society promotes scientific interchange among researchers in disciplines comprising the field of Cognitive Science, including Artificial Intelligence, Linguistics, Anthropology, Psychology, Neuroscience, Philosophy, and Education.
CPSR is a global organization promoting the responsible use of computer technology. CPSR educates policymakers and the public on a wide range of issues. CPSR has incubated numerous projects such as Privaterra, the Public Sphere Project, EPIC (the Electronic Privacy Information Center), the 21st Century Project, the Civil Society Project, and the CFP (Computers, Freedom & Privacy) Conference. Originally founded by U.S. computer scientists, CPSR now has members in 26 countries on six continents.
The Internet Society (ISOC) is a nonprofit organization that provides leadership in Internet related standards, education, and policy. Through the offices in Washington D.C., USA, and Geneva, Switzerland, it ensures the open development, evolution and use of the Internet for the benefit of people throughout the world.
NISO is a resource for content publishers, libraries, and software developers to turn for information industry standards that allow them to work together. Through NISO, all of them collaborate on mutually accepted standards — solutions that enhance their operations today and form a foundation for the future.
The National Technical Information Service collects and distributes technical reports related to all areas of government sponsored research, including computer science and information theory. Reports are available for sale. The website has a limited database of some of the publications available for sale.