With around 1800 members from 155 countries worldwide, IFLA’s work promotes a strong and united library profession, powering literate, informed and participative societies.

Becoming a member of IFLA affirms your commitment to delivering exceptional library services and promoting the core values of library and information work.

Benefits of IFLA membership

  • Discounted rates for IFLA events, including the IFLA Information Futures Summit and IFLA World Library and Information Congress
  • Receive discounts on IFLA Publications
  • Build knowledge and professional expertise through engaging in dynamic professional development opportunities – virtual events, workshops, panel sessions and seminars
  • Be the first to hear the latest news via member-only emails from the IFLA President
  • Participate in IFLA Townhalls
  • Get IFLA Member Digital Badge
  • Receive the IFLA Journal and a free access to the fully searchable e-version via the award-winning SAGE platform, SAGE Journals.
  • Participate in IFLA’s decision-making
  • Have your say in nominating and electing IFLA’s leaders
  • Connect and collaborate seamlessly with an international network, within your sector and across the field
  • Receive free Section membership allowing you to develop close links with experts in your particular field of interest
  • Be part of one of IFLA’s Regional Divisions, working with us to improve advocacy and build capacity
  • Strengthen the global voice of libraries and information services and help set the course of the profession