The Institute for Specialized Literature, a fan-run 501(c)3 library dedicated to preserving periodical and ephemeral literature, particularly that centered around s-f and s-f fandom. It was founded in March 1965, and members included Bruce Pelz, Ed Cox, Al Lewis, Fred Patten, Roy Tackett, Harry Warner, Rick Sneary, Steve Schultheis, John Trimble, and Robert Silverberg.

It was the sponsor of Confirmation, Westercon 63, in 2010.

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