Midwest Chapter Membership Information

Membership is open to any individual working in or interested in health science libraries. The Midwest Chapter/MLA is one of fourteen regional chapters affiliated with the Medical Library Association (MLA). Membership in the Chapter and membership in the Association are separate and one need not be a member of both, although it is highly encouraged!

Midwest Chapter dues are $30.00 for one calendar year. Student membership is free. Retirees are encouraged to continue participation in the Midwest Chapter and membership fees are waived.

Dues are payable on January 1 of each year. Dues must be received by June 1 in order to ensure voting eligibility.

Membership Benefits

  • MIDLINE, the Chapter newsletter
  • MIDWEST, the Chapter discussion list;
  • access to current Midwest Chapter membership directory (Members only: contact membership secretary for directions on how to access the online directory)
  • discounted registration fees for the annual conference
  • annual meeting scholarships and awards
  • continuing education opportunities
  • professional leadership opportunities
  • professional development opportunities
  • communication and interaction with regional colleagues

Register online for your membership or fill out a membership application form (PDF) (for both new and renewing members). If you have any questions, contact the Midwest Chapter Membership Secretary, Stephanie Schulte (