An association of individuals and organizations interested in library and information science with particular emphasis on aquatic, marine science and related topics.
The website is .
Aquatic Commons is a thematic digital repository covering the natural marine, estuarine, brackish and freshwater environments. Along with OceanDocs, which mainly covers high sea environments, Aquatic Commons is one of the two major repositories related to fisheries, aquatic life and water environments. Both of them include all aspects of management and conservation of their respective environments, their life and resources and also the economic, sociological and legal aspects related to those environments.
The repository was started in 2007 and currently offers more than 5200 full-text documents on an Open Access basis.