Institutional Members – $110 per year – Institutional Members shall be libraries that support the objectives of the Association. Institutional members must be physically located in New Jersey and there can only be one Institutional Member per Library. An Institutional Membership is required for participation in the New Jersey Health Science Interlibrary Loan Network (NJHSN). Institutional Members shall designate one representative to vote on Association matters on the membership application. Once an organization has named an Institutional Representative, that representative can only be changed under the following circumstances: if the representative leaves the organization, is promoted, or the job changes significantly. Employees of institutional members other than the designated representative may participate in Association activities, but must join as an Individual Member in order to vote, hold office, or be eligible to register for CE activities at member rates. Institutional membership in HSLANJ provides an automatic membership in the NJHSN for no cost, reciprocal interlibrary loan. At $11 per article, borrowing just 10 articles from other libraries in the network covers the cost of membership. Institutional membership also allows for reduced administrative fees when participating in the HSLANJ Group Licensing Initiative (GLI).
Affiliate Members – $40 per year – Affiliate Members shall be individuals wishing to support health sciences libraries in NJ and the objectives of the association and who have paid the required membership fee. Affiliate membership is for individuals or organization not eligible for Institutional, Personal, Student, or Retiree membership, and may reside both within and outside New Jersey. If multiple individuals of one institution seek membership, separate affiliate memberships are required. Affiliate members are not eligible reduced administrative fees for the HSLANJ GLI.
Individual Members – $30 per year – Individual Members shall be persons who are, or were at the time of application, engaged or interested in health care or allied scientific library work and work in a New Jersey health sciences library, or who live in New Jersey and shall have paid the required fee for membership.
Student Members – $10 per year– Student Members shall be persons who are enrolled in an accredited library school. Student membership is limited to three consecutive years. Proof of enrollment is required.
Retired Members – $10 per year – Retired Members shall be persons who have retired from active library work and paid the required membership fee.
For more information on becoming a member of HSLANJ, please contact:
Robert T. Mackes, Executive Director
Yi Zhou, Membership Secretary