Membership Types

Individual - $40.00 (USD) Subscription period: 1 year, on: June 1st

Any person located in Houston or its vicinity who pays dues from personal funds and meets at least one of the following requirements:

1) Any person holding a master's degree in library / information science working in a law library, a state library, or a general library having a separately maintained law section.

2) Any person holding a master's degree in library / information science providing professional librarian services to law libraries.

3) Any AALL certified law librarian.

4) Any person currently, or within the last seven years, employed at least 30% of full time to perform professional work, by either a law library, a state library, or a general library having a separately maintained law section; or an individual or organization providing professional librarian services to law libraries.

Note: Individual memberships move with the member upon any move or change of employment provided the member notifies the HALL Treasurer of the change.


Individual Associate - $40.00 (USD) Subscription period: 1 year, on: June 1st

Any person who is not directly engaged in law librarianship but has an interest in the field through occupation or profession, such as publishers and vendors. Any person who is not eligible under any other category. This includes any person not located in Houston or its vicinity.

Individual associate memberships move with the member upon any move or change of employment provided the member notifies the HALL Treasurer of the change.


Institutional - $40.00 (USD) Subscription period: 1 year, on: June 1st

Any law library, state library, or institution having a separately maintained law library located in Houston or its vicinity. The institution shall pay for and own the membership of professional staff members it designates as members.

Professional staff members must meet the same requirements as individual members to be eligible under this category. If institutional members leave their place of employment, the membership remains with the institutional position and successor employees if the institution notifies the HALL Treasurer of the change.


Institutional Associate - $40.00 (USD) Subscription period: 1 year, on: June 1st

Any institution meeting at least one of the following requirements:

1) Any institution that is not directly engaged in law librarianship but has an interest in the field, such as publishers and vendors.

2) Any institution not eligible under any other category. This includes any institution not located in Houston or its vicinity.

3) Any law library, state library, or institution having a separately maintained law library that is paying for nonprofessional staff members who do not qualify under the category for institutional members. A law library, state law library, or institution having a separately maintained law library may have staff members that qualify under the institutional membership category as well as the institutional associate membership category.

The institution shall pay for and own the membership of associate member it designates as members. If institutional members leave their place of employment, the membership remains with the institutional position and successor employees if the institution notifies the HALL Treasurer of the change.


New Member Application 

There is no fee to submit a member application. A membership invoice will be sent if your application is approved.


Other Membership Levels  Subscription period: 1 year, on: June 1st

LIFE MEMBERS. Designated a Life Member by a vote of the HALL membership. Membership dues are waived. Please contact the Membership chair for assistance.

EMPLOYMENT. HALL is waiving dues for members who are currently unemployed. Please contact the Membership chair for assistance.


Retired - $20.00 (USD) Subscription period: 1 year, on: June 1st

Any person located in Houston or its vicinity and meeting the following requirements:

1) Retired from library work.

2) Was an individual or designated institutional member for a total of more than ten consecutive years in HALL or AALL, or any other chapter of AALL.


Student - $20.00 (USD) Subscription period: 1 year, on: June 1st

Any person located in Houston or its vicinity and meeting the following requirements:

1) Enrolled at least half-time in a degree program related to law librarianship.

2) Not employed more than half-time in a library position. (Membership in this category is limited to five consecutive years.)


 

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