Broaden Your Horizons!Join the ALA International Relations Round Table

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Become an IRRT Member and Receive:

  • a subscription to International Leads
  • information on international opportunities available to US librarians
  • a schedule of ALA programs featuring speakers from around the world

If you are already a member of the American Library Association, please consider adding the IRRT membership. Annual dues for IRRT are $15.00 (regular members), $5.00 (student members), $15.00 (organizational and corporate), free for international members. If you are interested in joining ALA and the Round Table for the first time or renew, please see the ALA Membership page for additional information.

Ways to join:

Online -

Mail - Please see our printable membership brochure, and mail back to the address on the form.

Phone - Inside USA: 1-800-545-2433 | Outside USA: 1-312-280-4299

Become an IRRT Member and Participate in:

  • preparation of guidelines and publications on international library issues
  • discussions of international standards
  • planning of international activities and events
  • mentoring of international visitors at ALA meetings
  • hosting international librarians
  • developing WWW resources on international librarianship
  • organizing conference programs on international library topics
  • assisting at the international lounge and international visitor orientation at the ALA Annual Conference

Use the ALA Request Appointment form to join an IRRT Committee (You will need to log in)

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*Please note that when using the online form, the option to add a Round Table to your membership is found at the end of the listing of Divisions/Sections.

IRRT Membership Profiles: Charts with Membership Profiles (pdf)

For more information or to request multiple copies of our brochure, contact:

International Relations Office

American Library Association

50 E. Huron St.

Chicago, IL 60611-2795 USA

Telephone: International +1 (312)280-3201

Inside US (800)545-2433 ext.3201

Fax: +1 (312)280-4392