10. People actually laugh at your librarian jokes. (Well, some of them anyway!)

9. Thousands of years of collective expertise in the field (but we are NOT dinosaurs, thank you very much).

8. Dues more than pay for themselves in saved research hours alone -- you never hear "I don't have time to find that for you" from SALIS colleagues.

7. You're both a member and a client. Ask for what you need, help out others, rinse, repeat. Suddenly your resource center looks fuller and has more shine!

6. Fulfill those childhood magician fantasies: You'll look like Merlin when you pull hard-to-find information out of your hat, thanks to the lightning-fast members-only SALIS e-mail list.

5. Travel to exotic locales for annual conferences (join us at our conference next spring!). Great company, great food, great knowledge!Come curious, leave energized!

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4. Strength in numbers. SALIS fights hard to maintain resources vital to the profession and encourages member travel to conferences for outreach.

3. We don't just say we're an international organization -- we mean it. Gain instant access to substance abuse collections worldwide, plus international perspectives on hot topics and key issues.

2. Feed your library with great new books, duplicate-copy giveaways of thousand-dollar journals, and other resources gleaned from SALIS News (our quarterly newsletter, view sample issue!) and our fantastic members-only e-mail list.

1. Where else are you going to find a bunch of people who get excited about discussing search strategies for finding obscure information?

SALIS: We're the 24/7 research assistant you wish you had (and now you can!)

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