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Membership Benefits

  • Access to the ARCS Forum
    A community of professionals sharing information, documentation and stories, and searching for help from colleagues. 
  • Educational Opportunities
    Workshops, seminars, webinars and more. Includes advance notice of educational opportunities around the world. Link to professional development.
  • Networking Opportunities
    Network with professionals at meetings, workshops, the forum and through volunteering. Link to programs tab.
  • Mentoring Program
    The RCS Mentoring Program is a joint collaboration between Collections Stewardship professional network of AAM and ARCS (Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists). Become a mentor or mentee through your ARCS membership.
  • Attendance Funding
    Members are eligible to apply for funds supporting attendance at ARCS meetings, workshops and conference.
  • ARCS Website Resources
    Members can access various resources on the ARCS website that are available only to membership, such as the ARCS forum, publications and more. Link to resources tab.
  • Career Center
    Access open position and internship listings. Link to career and internships tab.
  • ARCS Update E-Newsletter
    Stay up-to-date with the latest news from ARCS.
  • The opportunity to participate in improving the community and professionalism of Registrars and Collection Specialists.

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The mission of ARCS is to represent and promote registrars and collection specialists, to educate the profession in best practices of registration and collections care, and to facilitate communication and networking.

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