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ATLA Individual and Student Membership

Individual membership​ is any person who is engaged in professional library or scholarly communications work in theological or religious fields or who has a demonstrated, bona fide interest in the literature of religion, theological librarianship, or the purposes and work of the Association.

Student membership is any student enrolled in a degree program who is carrying a half-time course load or greater.

Lifetime membership are Individual Members who have all the rights and privileges of individual membership and who are exempt from paying dues. If you have been an Individual Member and are nearing retirement, please contact memberrep@atla.com to verify eligibility.

Membership does not include subscriptions or access to ATLASerials® (ATLAS®) or any other ATLA subscription productsFor information on ATLA products, see the ATLA Product Center.​

Membership Year

ATLA’s membership year is September 1 – August 31. In order to take advantage of some benefits, you may need to be a member prior to applying for those programs. If you join mid-year, your membership will be retroactive to September 1 and you will receive all publications for that membership year.

Benefits

Individual and Lifetime Members

Opportunities for Professional Collaboration and Development

 Eligibility to Participate in Association Governance and Leadership

  • Vote in Association elections
  • Serve on Association committees
  • Election as members and chairpersons of steering committees of interest groups and denominational groups
  • Election to the Board of Directors

 Complimentary Subscriptions to Member Publications

  • Newsletter – The primary source of information about ATLA activities and membership news
  • Summary of Proceedings Full text or summaries of sessions at ATLA's Annual Conference
  • Theological Librarianship – An open access journal that publishes essays, columns, critical reviews, bibliographic essays, and peer-reviewed articles on various aspects of theological librarianship and its contribution to theological education
  • Theology Cataloging Bulletin – Member-published newsletter for catalogers

 Discounts for Products and Services

  •  Club Quarters Hotels members rate

Student Members

Professional Development Opportunities

 Complimentary Subscriptions to Member Publications

  • Newsletter – The primary source of information about ATLA activities and membership news
  • Summary of Proceedings Full text or summaries of sessions at ATLA's Annual Conference
  • Theological Librarianship – An open access journal that publishes essays, columns, critical reviews, bibliographic essays, and peer-reviewed articles on various aspects of theological librarianship and its contribution to theological education
  • Theology Cataloging Bulletin – Member-published newsletter for catalogers

 Discounts for Products and Services

  •  Club Quarters Hotels members rate

Dues

Individual membership dues are based on your current gross annual income.

Student membership dues are equal to the lowest established amount for individual members ($35.00 USD).  

Gross Annual Income (USD) Dues (USD)
Student Membership $35.00
Under $20,000 $35.00
$20,001-$25,000 $41.25
$25,001-$30,000 $49.50
$30,001-$35,000 $57.75
$35,001-$40,000​ $66.00
$40,001-$45,000 $74.25
$45,001-$50,000 $82.50
$50,001-$55,000 $90.75
$55,001-$60,000 $99.00
$60,001-$65,000 $107.25
$65,001-$70,000 $115.50
$70,001-$75,000 $123.75
$75,001-$80,000 $132.00
$80,001-$85,000 $140.25
$85,001-$90,000 $148.50
$90,001-$95,000 $156.75
$95,001-$100,000 $165.00
$100,001-$105,000 $173.25
$105,001 and above $181.50

 

View Individual Membership Dues rate chart as a PDF.

Application

To apply for Individual or Student Membership download a PDF of the application​​ and submit it via e-mail, fax, or mail.

Please contact Member Programs by e-mail or at 888.665.ATLA if you have any questions about membership benefits or how to calculate dues.​