To encourage participation of current and prospective Section members through orientations, outreach, and communication. The committee communicates with new, reinstated, and dropped members based on Section membership reports provided by the ACRL Section Membership Committee, on which the IS Membership Committee chairs serve as the Section’s representatives. Additionally, the committee maintains informational pages on the IS website, including the FAQ page and the For New Members page.
An annual planning form is submitted to the Instruction Section Executive Committee near the start of the term (August/September). Annual reports are submitted near the end of the term (June). Contact the current committee chair if you have questions about the IS Membership Committee annual plan or annual report.
This committee meets virtually. An introductory meeting takes place near the start of the term (August/September). The committee meets intermittently throughout the year based on the needs dictated by the annual plan. Most meetings are open to visitors. Check ALA Connect for more information about IS Membership Committee meetings.
Learn about getting involved with ACRL and the Instruction Section on the For New Members page of the IS website.
Use this form to volunteer for any of the Instruction Section committees: Instruction Section Committee Volunteer Form. Volunteer forms are due in early February each year for committee appointments beginning in July.
The Membership Committee organizes an Orientation to Instruction Section webinar each year: 2023 Orientation Webinar.