Anyone who is employed by an institution to service Middle East library materials in a professional capacity (selection, acquisition, cataloging, indexing, reference work, administration, and/or preparation of research tools), as well as any other person who has an interest in these aspects of Middle East library materials, is encouraged to join our Association.
The membership year begins at the time of the annual meeting of the Association and the annual membership fee is due thirty days before the annual meeting. Our annual dues are U.S. $30.00 and include a subscription to MELA Notes, published annually. The by-laws of the Association as amended delineate the responsibilities and opportunities for service of MELA members.
Please complete the membership form: Or click here to download the membership application form.
Please make your check payable to "Middle East Librarians Association" or "MELA." Checks must be in U.S. funds, drawn on a U.S. bank. Please do not send cash. Dues for individual, institutional, and foreign members are U.S. $30.00 per year and run from November to November. For those who find it more convenient, it is possible to pay for more than one year in advance. Lifetime memberships are $600.00.
You may now pay for your dues by credit card or PayPal account:
Annual membership dues ONLY U.S. $30.00
Or you may also mail your payment by check or money order (in US Dollars) to the Secretary-Treasurer at one of the following addresses: :
(from US mailing addresses:)
Unit 64900 Box 26
APO AE 09839-4900
(from foreign addresses:)
Library of Congress
8 Kamal al-Din Salah St.
Garden City, Cairo
© 2005 MELA Last updated 25 August 2014