Membership

Doctoral degree in Library and Information Science or its equivalent [Except Nepal, Cambodia and other countries where doctoral courses are not available. However, in that case, the member should be a faculty in Library and Information Science, in principle]. Only the existing members including the founding and initiating members shall recommend the new members.

Membership Type

  • Full member (Individual)
  • Associate member (Individual)
  • Associate member (Professional LIS Societies/Associations)
  • Corporate member (Individual)
  • Benefits
  • To establish international level professional network.
  • To get registration fee discount for LISSASPAC sponsored conferences.
  • To get voting rights to elect National Chapter and Society President elect posts.
  • To give unique number Membership ID card (Smart Card) to all members.
  • Catagories

    Membership Eligibility

    Doctoral degree in Library and Information Science or its equivalent [Except Nepal, Cambodia and other countries where doctoral courses are not available. However, in that case, the member should be a faculty in Library and Information Science, in principle]. Only the existing members including the founding and initiating members shall recommend the new members.

    LISSASPAC offers three types of membership: Regular member, Associate member and Corporate Members.

    Full member (Individual)

    The minimum eligibility to be become a full member of LISSASPAC should have Doctoral Degree in Library and Information Science or its equivalent, or faculty members in Library and Information Sciences departments or schools.

    • The existing 2 members shall recommend the new members.
    • On recommendation of 2 existing members, new member registration will be confirmed and member ID Number will be assigned.
    • On receipt of membership confirmation he/she have to pay the prescribed yearly fee to the Society (Ref. Fee) as fixed in consultation with Vice-President of concerned National Chapter
    • Membership is not transferable
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    Associate member (Individual)

    The Associate members must have Master Degree in Library and Information Science or related areas or a Research Scholars in Doctoral course or Practitioners or Librarians working in the libraries or related areas.

    • Associate members must pay yearly membership fee as prescribed (Ref. membership fee)
    • Associate Member (Individual) has same rights with full members except voting rights
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    Associate member (Professional LIS Societies/Associations)

    International / National Society or Association of Librarians and Library and Information centers, whose purposes are in accordance with those of the Society, may be admitted as Society Members.

    • Associate members must pay membership fee as prescribed (Ref. membership fee)
    • Associate Member (Individual) has same rights with full members except voting rights
    • Associate member can sponsor two person to attend the LISSASPAC sponsored Conference with 50% Registration fee discount.
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    Corporate Member

    International / National organizations involved in LIS professional activities, Business or Publishing Industry, Service etc., whose purposes are in accordance with those of the Society, may be admitted as Society Members. Corporate members are four categories.

  • Platinum Member
  • Golden Member
  • Silver Member
  • Bronze Member

    • Corporate member must pay membership fee as prescribed (Ref. membership fee)
    • Platinum Members are eligible to sponsor 3 persons to attend LISSASPAC sponsored Conference without Registration fee
    • Golden Members are eligible to sponsor 2 persons to attend LISSASPAC sponsored Conference without Registration fee
    • Silver Members are eligible to sponsor 1 person to attend LISSASPAC sponsored Conference without Registration fee
    • Corporate member has same rights on par with full members except voting rights
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    Membership fee for various Categories
    Developed Nations Developing Nations Under Developed Nations
    Membership type Currency Life Annual Life Annual Life Annual
    Regular Member USD 300 30 175 18 100 10
    Associate Member
    Individuals USD 180 18 100 15 50 10
    Developed Nations
    USA, Japan, Singapore, Korea, Canada & Taiwan
    Developing Nations
    China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Thailand & Malaysia.
    Under developed Nations
    Nepal
    Corporate Member
    Platinum USD 5000
    Golden USD 3500
    Sliver USD 2000
    Bronze USD 1000
    Payment

    Members are advised to make your membership fee and donation payment to:


    Name of the Account:LISSASPAC
    Name of the Bank:Indian Bank
    Account No.:6442972991
    Branch:SRM University Branch
    Address:SRM University
    Kattankulathur
    Kancheepuram Dist.
    Pin: 603 203
    Tamil Nadu, India
    SWIFT:IDIBINBBTSY
    IFS Code:IDIB000S181