JOIN LIANZA

WHY JOIN LIANZA?

CONNECT

  • Grow your connections and networks with other library and information professionals.
  • Join a community of peers through LIANZA social and professional events.
  • Join the LIANZA community on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
  • Enjoy relevant and regular communication through a digital magazine, email newsletter, blog posts and webinars.

GROW

  • Gain skills and experience beyond your workplace through contribution to LIANZA committees and advocacy work.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities.
  • Seize opportunities to develop your leadership experience.
  • Participate in the LIANZA Professional Registration scheme.

BENEFIT

  • Join other members to advocate for the value of libraries using the platform of your trusted national association.
  • Find job opportunities through vacancies and networks.
  • Professionally registered members and personal members receive member discounts ranging from 20–30% to all LIANZA and budgeted LIANZA Community events and activities including LIANZA Conference, weekend schools and study days.

SIGN UP USING THE ONLINE FORM BELOW 

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LIANZA has more than 1,300 individual members and over 300 institutional members.

Over the years, LIANZA has been involved with the creation of the Country Library Service, was a driving force in the National Library Service and the establishment of the LIANZA Children’s Book Awards, and supported establishment of library certificates, diplomas and degrees.

More recently, LIANZA has been involved in representing the industry with Government, particularly providing submissions on the Equal Pay Amendment Bill, Copyright Act and Reform of Vocational Education, and providing feedback to the Education Conversation and National Archival and Library Institutions Ministerial Group. We have represented our people at the Digital Skills Hui and Digital Economy and Digital Inclusion workshops, and were responsible for the successful bid to host the IFLA World Library and Information Congress.

With your LIANZA membership, over the years we have been able to see the development and delivery of the Kōtuku Emerging Leaders programme, the implementation of professional registration, accreditation of LIS qualifications for educational providers, remuneration surveys for the library and information profession, the establishment of a bi-cultural partnership with Te Rōpū Whakahau, information policy summits; and more.

INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP

By becoming an Institutional member of LIANZA you'll be giving back to the library and information profession in Aotearoa New Zealand. Your membership will give you such perks as discounted rates to Conference and events, and the ability to be represented on issues impacting your organisation.

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PERSONAL MEMBERSHIP

Becoming a member of LIANZA demonstrates your commitment to the library and information profession. Membership is an excellent addition to your resume and an indication you are serious enough about your career to make an investment of money and time in it. We invite you to belong to an organisation of professionals dedicated to the same passion. You belong here.

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LIANZA PERSONAL MEMBERSHIP

HOW DO I JOIN?

You can sign up online here: https://lianza.wildapricot.org/join-LIANZA or email us at officeadmin@lianza.org.nz.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

LIANZA PERSONAL MEMBERSHIP incl GST pa
Personal Member $155.00
Student Member (for up to three years) $86.00
Overseas Member (no GST) $134.78
Retiree Member $86.00

Professional Registration: $115.00 incl GST pa on top of your membership subscription.
Additional to the one off application fee of $57.50 incl GST.

Applications for student member rates must include confirmation of full-time enrolment and this membership offered for a maximum of three years.

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP

You can login to the LIANZA database at any time to view and download your invoices and receipts and check the date when your annual membership is due. Unless we hear from you, at the end of your 12 month membership period, your membership will be automatically re-invoiced for a further year. Please note that if you resign your membership, all payments owing still need to be paid.

Student membership: Confirmation of full-time enrolment is required and student membership is only offered for three years
NB: Please note that your LIANZA personal membership must be current and paid, in order to maintain LIANZA Professional Registration.

PAYMENT TERMS

LIANZA relies on members to pay promptly, so that our organisation can work efficiently and effectively on behalf of all members. All payments are due within one month of the invoice due date. If your payment is overdue you will receive a monthly statement requesting prompt payment.

If you prefer to pay in installments, please contact officeadmin@lianza.org.nz to arrange a payment plan.

LIANZA INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP

By becoming an Institutional member of LIANZA you'll be giving back to the library and information profession in Aotearoa New Zealand. Your membership will give you such perks as discounted rates to Conference and events, and the ability to be represented on issues impacting your organisation.

SOME OF THE MANY BENEFITS OF JOINING LIANZA FOR YOUR ORGANISATION INCLUDE:

HOW DO I JOIN?

Just email us at officeadmin@lianza.org.nz.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERS MEMBERSHIP 2018/19 MEMBERSHIP 2019/20 INCREASE PA PD DISCOUNTS
Institutional 1 FTE<6 $319.70 $336.00 $16.30 15% for each staff member
Institutional 2 FTE<6-10 $638.25 $670.00 $31.75 15% for each staff member
Institutional 3 FTE<11-40 $1,276.50 $1,340.00 $63.50 15% for each staff member
Institutional 4 FTE<41-100 $1,913.60 $2,010.00 $96.40 15% for each staff member
Institutional 5 FTE<101-175 $2,553.00 $2,680.00 $127.00 15% for each staff member
Institutional 6 FTE<175-499 $3,826.05 $4,018.00 $191.95 15% for each staff member
Institutional 7 FTE<499 $9,568.00 $10,046.00 $477.00 15% for each staff member
School $135.70 $143.00 $7.30 15% for each staff member
Institutional or International Supporter $319.70 $336.00 $16.30 15% for each staff member
Interloan Only $172.50 Not available

Note: The FTE staff numbers mentioned in the above table are for the number of library staff within an organisation.

  • There are a number of methods of payment, have a look at them here >
  • We try and keep our membership fees as accessible and affordable as possible, while still providing for the ongoing operation of LIANZA.
  • For enquiries about membership or to discuss payment options: talk to us. If you're unable to join but you're interested in hearing about key LIANZA activities – join our mailing list!

INTERLOANS

The New Zealand Interloan Scheme, jointly administered by LIANZA and the National Library of New Zealand, is a cooperative for libraries wishing to share their collection resources for the benefit of their customers and the people of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Interloans are conducted through Te Puna Interloan, the National Library's web-based interloan management system for the request and supply of resources between libraries.

Interloan Billing Service (IBS) is a centralised billing service that supports charging for national (IBS) and trans Tasman (IIBS) interloans.

More information and the IBS Transactions Not Processed reports can be found on Te Puna Interloan page of the National Library website.

RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP

Renewing your LIANZA membership is easy! You will receive an invoice prior to your 12-month renewal date. You simply need to choose how you will pay from one of the following options:

PAYMENT OPTIONS

1. CREDIT CARD

You can pay by credit card from the LIANZA database. An additional surcharge applies to credit card payments.

2. INTERNET BANKING

Please pay to bank account number 01-0505-0359019-000.
Please use the tax invoice number and your name as a reference.

3. POST

Please post any payments to LIANZA, PO Box 12-212, Thorndon, Wellington 6144

4. PAY BY INSTALLMENT

If you prefer to pay by installments just email officeadmin@lianza.org.nz and then set up an automatic payment. All we need is for it to be referenced with the invoice number.

5. TALK TO US!

If you're having trouble logging in or registering for the website send us an email. We'll fix the problem ASAP.