Membership in AAAL is institutional and is available to all academic libraries in Alberta upon payment of an annual institutional membership fee. Membership Fees are determined by institutional FLE and calculated from a base fee of $135. Smaller institutions may pay less than this base amount and large institutions will pay more.

For more information, please see our fees breakdown:

Membership Category Fee
Tribal College $33.75
Affiliate Membership (Non-voting) $67.50
FLE <1000 $101.25
FLE 1000-6499 $135.00
FLE 6500+ $270.00

View the current membership list.

To become a Member of AAAL:

Individuals employed in the libraries of institutional members are eligible to participate in association activities and meetings. However, each institutional member must appoint a single voting representative.

Other interested parties may seek affiliate membership by submitting a request to the Executive Committee for consideration by the voting members:

  • Affiliate memberships do not include voting rights;
  • Employees of affiliate members are welcome to attend and participate in association meetings and activities; and
  • The annual affiliate institutional membership fee will be determined by member institutions at a general meeting. It is payable no later than January of every year.