How to Join the Intellectual Freedom Round Table

What is the IFRT and Who May Join?

The Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT) is a forum for discussion of intellectual freedom issues for libraries and librarians, and a channel of communication on intellectual freedom matters.

Any personal or institutional ALA member may become an IFRT member. Institutional members are non-voting. To join as a personal member, you will need to logon to the ALA site and follow the instructions as appropriate.

To apply for Organizational Membership in ALA, download  a print-ready application (PDF) to pay by check, credit card or purchase order.

Dues 

Individual members, $15; institutions, $20; student members, $5. If you are a member of the American Library Association, you may send a check for the appropriate membership status (payable to the American Library Association) to Intellectual Freedom Round Table, American Library Association, 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611. Be sure to write your ALA membership number and IFRT membership status on your check.

Membership Benefits

  • Receive notice of the online  IFRT Report , published twice a year
  • Vote for IFRT officers
  • Serve on IFRT committees
  • Run for IFRT office

IFRT E-List

Join the IFRT Members e-list to be informed of the latest news.