Access Member Benefits

Personal Members

  • Personal membership in ALA/United provides access to benefits for the named member only.
  • Discounts - Discounts for the ALA Store and eLearning apply automatically when logged into the applicable site.
  • Discussion Groups - Login to the United for Libraries community in ALA Connect. Join online discussion groups for Trustees, Foundations, and/or Friends Groups.
  • e-Newsletter - Signup here to receive our monthly e-newsletter.
  • Learning Live, Publications, and Other Resources - access to monthly Learning Live (current and previous), e-Learning, publications, tip sheets, toolkits, and other publications is through the eLearning site.
    • Login to the ALA eLearning site here. In the left-hand menu under My Courses look for the course, "United for Libraries Member Benefits and Resources." Alternatively, click on "Transcript" to find a full list of courses.
    • If you do not see "United for Libraries Member Benefits and Resources" in your list of courses, please complete the form here to request access.
    • Do not share your login with others as all member benefits, training, and resources are for the named member only.
  • Coming Soon! - Access to BoardSource members resources, training, downloads, and more included with your personal membership in United for Libraries!
     

Legacy Group Members

Effective May 6, 2022, the group membership option is transitioning to personal membership in ALA and United for Libraries. If your group received a renewal notice by mail or email, you may proceed with renewing by mail or phone. Groups with an expiration date of November 30, 2022, and beyond will receive details by email and mail about converting to personal membership, including the many new benefits and resources included with personal membership. If you have any questions and/or need assistance, please contact United for Libraries staff by phone at (312) 280-2161 or by email at united@ala.org.

  • Legacy Group Members will continue to receive access to benefits and resources noted below through expiration. To request access, please complete the form here. If you have already registered, click here to login.
  • e-Newsletter - Signup here to receive our monthly e-newsletter.
  • Learning Live, Publications, and Other Resources - access to monthly Learning Live (current and previous), e-Learning, publications, tip sheets, toolkits, and other publications is through the eLearning site. To request access, please complete the form here. If you have already registered, click here to login.
     

Organizational Members - Nonprofit, Library, State Library

  • If your library has an organizational/institutional membership in ALA with United for Libraries added as a division, you are elgible for access to a sampling of tip sheets, toolkits, and on-demand webinars. To request access, please complete the form here. If you have already registered, click here to login.
     

Statewide Access to Training & Resources

  • Your state library may partner with United for Libraries to provide access to training, resources, and on-demand webinars.
  • Statewide access may vary by state and does *not* include membership.
  • A full list of states is available here, including links to register and access training and resources. If you have already registered, click here to login.
  • Personal members of ALA and United for Libraries receive benefits and resources over and above those provided through statewide partnerships. Please refer to the full list of member benefits above and reach out to staff by phone at (312) 280-2161 or by email at united@ala.org with any questions.