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Registration & Renewal Form / Student Membership Form 

A person is eligible for membership to VALL once membership dues are paid. Membership is open to anyone who works in law libraries, works with legal information, or self identifies as a legal information professional.  

The Annual Member is entitled to:

  • a password that allows access to the online VALL Directory and VALL Review
  • receive luncheon and workshop notices by e-mail
  • volunteer to serve on the VALL executive
  • receive a Membership Renewal notice
  • apply for the Peter Bark Bursary
  • be considered for Lifetime Membership status.

The member's name is removed from the membership list if the member does not renew their membership on receipt of a renewal notice.

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VALL Membership

STUDENT MEMBER

Student membership is free and is open to anyone who is a student at UBC's School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, Langara's Library & Information Technology Program, or equivalent. A student member is entitled to:

  • a password that allows access to the online VALL Directory and VALL Review
  • receive luncheon and workshop notices by e-mail

HONOURED MEMBER

An Honoured Member is a retired member of VALL who has been a significant figure in the law library world in Vancouver. A name is raised by any VALL member for consideration by the executive. Once named, Honoured Members receive complimentary membership to VALL. An Honoured Member remains on the membership list, receives seminar notices and a password for the VALL website. Honoured members are invited to be a guest of the Association at the December or June seminar each year.

Guidelines for nominating an Honoured Member

Honoured Member Nomination Form

Honoured Member Nomination Support Form

LIFETIME MEMBER

A Lifetime Member is a member of VALL who has retired from the profession. A name may be raised by any VALL member for consideration by the Executive, and retired or retiring VALL members may also apply for Lifetime Membership. Once named, Lifetime Members receive complimentary membership to VALL, remain on the membership list, receive seminar notices and a password for the VALL website. They are a guest of the Association at the December or June Seminar in the year of their retirement.

Guidelines for Lifetime Membership

Lifetime Member Nomination Form

HONORARY MEMBER

Honorary Members of VALL are those individuals who have been a significant figure in the law library community in Vancouver or, more broadly, British Columbia, but have not been regular members of VALL during their career, or were not active within VALL as an Association.

Once named, Honorary Members become a member of VALL on a complimentary basis, are part of the membership list, receive seminar notices, and a password for the VALL website.

Guidelines for Nominating an Honorary Member

Honorary Member Nomination Form

Honorary Member Nomination Support Form

MAILING ADDRESS:

Vancouver Association of Law Libraries

P.O. Box 48663, PO BOX 48663 STN BENTALL CENTRE
VANCOUVER BC   V7X 1A3