ALIA Institutional Membership

Be a leading employer in the library and information services sector.

By joining ALIA you will be setting your team up for success by equipping them with the tools, resources and support they need to excel in the library and information sector. Your ALIA institutional membership means you can offer your staff access to a vast professional network, discounted rates for events and development opportunities, and free member only resources for staying informed and innovative. ALIA membership will enhance your institution's reputation by signalling that you are a leading employer that supports best practice and values your staff and their professional development.

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ALIA institutional membership: Exclusive network, discounts, resources. Boost your institution's reputation, foster collaboration, and empower your team.

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ALIA Institutional Membership is available to all organisations that provide library and information services in Australia.

Staff will automatically have a discount applied when registering for ALIA training and events if they use their institutional email address.


Institutional Membership Fees

There are six grades of membership according to the non-salary budget of your institution’s library and information service.

Annual memberships start from the application date. All prices are in $AUD and include GST.

Grade Annual non-salary budget Annual Fee
C1 $0 - $100 000 $585
C2 $100 001 - $250 000 $740
C3 $250 001 - $750 000 $1245
C4 $750 001 - $1 million $1645
C5 $1 000 001 - $3 million $2060
C6 Over $3 million $4115

Institutional Member Benefits

Membership Benefit Institutional member Institutional staff
Free CPD and Member-only events
Member only resources and reports
Monthly CPD Digest, including free CPD opportunities    
ALIA CPD scheme    
ALIA mentoring scheme (nominal fee)    
Weekly RecruitLIS with latest job opportunities
Discounts for conferences, training, CPD and merchandise
Access to Taylor & Francis 30% discount on books
Access to specialist LIS ebooks
Subscription to JALIA
Join ALIA Regional Groups, Special Interest Groups and some Sector Committees**
Serve on the Executive Committee of ALIA Regional Groups, Special Interest Groups and some Sector Committees
Stand for election to the ALIA Board
Nominate a colleague or apply for an ALIA Award
Recognition of your accredited LIS qualification
* Available via Institutional Membership
# Official Institutional nominee
** APLA, ACSL and VLA have representatives of state associations

Need help with joining or renewing?

Contact our friendly membership team today on 1800 020 071