What is the United States Agricultural Information Network (USAIN)?
The United States Agricultural Information
Network (USAIN) is a member-focused organization that connects librarians and
other information professionals working in agriculture.
As such, USAIN:
a forum for discussion of issues in agriculture, food, natural resources
and the environment, sustainability, human ecology, and rural sociology
a leadership role in the formation of a national information policy as
related to these areas
recommendations to the National Agricultural Library (NAL) on agricultural
information matters and advocates for NAL, and
cooperation and communication among its members and with other
organizations and individuals.
USAIN Committees and Interest Groups engage members with:
Preservation and digitization of current and historical publications
Access to publicly-funded research and data
Professional development opportunities
Animal health issues
Exchange of research results generated by our members and collaborators