Personal Members

ALISE invites anyone who has an interest in the objectives of the Association to become a personal member.

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Membership Types

Full-time: $155

Full-time faculty member, administrator, librarian, researcher or other interested individual

Emerging Professional: $85

For doctoral student transition to faculty member status (type may be claimed for a maximum of 3 years)

Part-Time/Retired: $85

Part-time and retired faculty members

Student: $40

Students (type may be claimed for a maximum of six years)

Dues/membership are paid on an anniversary date basis.

Please note that if you need to change your membership type (i.e., from Full-time to Retired), contact the ALISE office prior to renewing online. Type changes may not be processed online.

Membership Benefits

  • Subscription to the quarterly Journal of Education for Library and Information Science (non-member price is $135 for an individual subscription, $340 per year for an IP address subscription).
  • Members only access on Your membership includes admittance to the secure, searchable online membership directory, the ability to renew and pay online, and access to other members-only documents.
  • Reduced registration rates for the ALISE Annual Conference.
  • Complimentary registration to live webinars and access to webinar archive.
  • Eligibility for the Research Awards Program.
  • Eligibility for ALISE Awards for Teaching Excellence, Professional Contribution, Service, and Faculty Innovation.
  • Opportunities for committee and Board of Directors service.
  • Participation in our Special Interest Groups.
  • Formal and informal placement services at ALISE conferences, including resume dissemination, interviews, and networking to meet the people with positions available.
  • Have your interests and concerns represented nationally through our affiliation with the American Library Association, American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T), Medical Library Association, and SLA (Special Libraries Association), among others, and as an association member of the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA).