ELLA Membership

An ELLA membership is open to anyone who works in or is interested in law librarianship. The annual membership year runs from September 1 to August 31.

Membership Benefits

  • Email notification of upcoming Association events 10+ days in advance
  • Optional inclusion in the Association Membership Directory
  • Access to the Association Membership Directory
  • Ability to post messages to the Member Blog
  • Occasional local information field email announcements: job openings, news
  • Occasional Association event discounts
  • Right to attend all Association meetings
  • Right to vote on Association business
  • Qualify for executive roles

Membership Renewal & New Members

Annual renewal for Active, Affiliate, and Student memberships opens September 1 of each year. New members are welcome to join at any time throughout the year.

To renew your membership or to join, please fill out and submit the 2023/2024 Membership Form.

Membership dues can be paid by e-transfer to ellaexec@gmail.com or you can be invoiced and pay via credit card through Paypal.  

Membership Types

Living or working in Edmonton who has an official connection to a law or legislative library or comparable organization
Voting rights, can hold office, $25/year

Living in Alberta but not actively engaged in law library work
Voting rights, can hold office, $25/year

Enrolled in library or records management post-secondary studies;
Voting rights, can hold office, free.

Honourary Lifetime
For significant contributions to the Association, conferred by nomination and voting affirmation of 75% of voting members;
Voting rights, can hold office, free.

This is an informal description of the types; see ELLA’s bylaws for official definitions and details.

Membership Directory

The Membership Directory lists the names and contact information of members who have signed up or renewed their membership by November 30 and have opted to be included in it. The Directory is available to members only and is password protected. To change your option to be included in the directory and/or to receive the current password, please email ellaexec @ gmail.com.

Click here to go to Membership Directory (members only)