LIAJA offers several categories of membership:

  • Full
  • Associate
  • Student 
  • Corresponding 
  • Institutional 
  • Sustaining
  • Honorary


FULL MEMBERSHIP  - open to all professional members of the library and information science field in Jamaica

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP  open to persons or organizations who are interested in library and information work. Associate members have the same rights and privileges as Full members but may not be elected to any office of the Association

STUDENT MEMBERSHIP  - open to all persons, in full or part-time education, on an accredited course in an institution of library and information studies

CORRESPONDING MEMBERSHIP  open to institutions and persons resident overseas

INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP  open to libraries or other organizations working in the library and information field

SUSTAINING MEMBERSHIP  conferred on an organization or individual interested in library and information services who makes a substantial financial contribution to the Association over a period of no less than three consecutive years

HONORARY MEMBERSHIP  - bestowed on persons who have shown a keen interest in library development or have otherwise given outstanding service to the Association following nomination endorsed by the Executive Committee and presented at an Annual General Meeting

Click here for a list of Honorary Members.



   Full (Individual) Membership $2,500
   Retired Membership $1,000
   Institutional (Organizational)
   Students (Persuing a Library & Information Course/Programme)
   Schools (Primary to High)
   Associate $1,500
   Corresponding US$50


Join a network of colleagues eager to promote the delivery of quality library and information services.

Please print and complete the appropriate Application Form:

Personal Membership Form

Institutional Membership Form

Submit to:
LIAJA, P.O. Box 125, Kingston 5