Join us

Benefits of ELISA membership:

  • Extend your professional connections in Edinburgh through a valuable network of library and information professionals
  • Share ideas and experiences at the popular and well-attended Open Forum
  • Help organise or take part in library events, conferences and fairs
  • Take part in groups dealing with wide-ranging library issues
  • Assistance in promoting learning and development in your library
  • Regular opportunities to visit other libraries in Edinburgh
  • Professional development and opportunities for Chartership portfolios
  • Improve services to your users through practical ventures on the ground
  • Access to this website to share news and read about other members
  • Be involved in advocacy for libraries in Edinburgh

Costs of membership:
Your membership shows a commitment to the aims of ELISA and to the work it does in libraries advocacy and raising the profiles of services in Edinburgh and nationally. It provides invaluable professional development opportunities for you and your staff, and it is significant value for money.

Subscription rates for 2017 (1st Jan to 31st Dec) are as follows:

  • £150 for organisations with 20+ staff
  • £100 for more than 6 staff
  • £30 for less than 6 staff
  • £15 individual members

The current ELISA membership can be viewed here

If you’d like to join ELISA, either as an organisation or as an individual, please contact Iain Young, the ELISA Treasurer