How to Join
All New and Renewing Memberships starting July 1, 2023 will have an updated pricing structure below:
- Small Libraries – $110
- Academic libraries with collections up to 200,000 volumes/items.
- All other library types with collections up to 100,000 volumes/items.
- Medium Libraries – $125
- Academic libraries with collections between 200,001 and 1,000,000 volumes/items.
- All other library types with collections between 100,001 and 500,000 volumes/items.
- Large Libraries – $150
- Academic libraries with collections of over 1,000,000 volumes/items.
- Other library types with collections of over 500,000 volumes/items.
- Consortia – $220
- Organizations representing more than 1 library.
- Membership allows staff from all member libraries to have a website login.
Organization size is self-reported when signing up or renewing. If you’re unable to locate your collection size, the library’s profile on: https://librarytechnology.org/ might be helpful. Libraries can also create a free profile on that site to update any erroneous information.
This fee structure was based on member feedback and announced in February of 2022.
How to join
- Determine your membership plan size (see above)
- Fill out the membership application.
- You'll be placed in a pending member status and will be notified once your membership is approved.
How to renew
- The site contact will get several email reminders prior to the renewal date.
- Use this form to find or update the Site Contact.
- Anyone linked to the organization record can pay the membership dues online.
- You'll also be prompted to renew past due memberships when accessing member only areas.
- Prior to your membership expiration, you may see options for optionally renewing when registering for events.
Benefits of Membership
Your library’s annual membership fee offers the following benefits.
- Ability to subscribe and contribute to various IUG forums
- Membership is per institution, no need to pay for every staff member
- Access to online Proceedings and program materials of the IUG Annual Meeting
- Eligible to register for the annual conference for all staff of member libraries
- Opportunity to serve as a team member to help review and shape suggestions for product development and enhancements
- Site contact has one vote pertaining to IUG, a non-profit corporation
- Access to the IUG Clearinghouse Forum, which is a repository of locally developed resources such as tutorial, scripts promotional materials, and training documents
- Periodic emails detailing the group’s services and upcoming events.
How do I find out if my institution is a member of the IUG?
- Try logging into the membership area, resetting your password if needed.
- Fill out this form if you are unable to login or have additional questions.