Join Us


  • Members of ACRL New England Chapter are welcome to join NELIG or any other special interest group (SIG) for no additional cost.
  • ACRL National members are required to register with the Chapter annually and meet the member eligibility requirements in order to receive Chapter benefits.
  • Non-ACRL National members are welcome to join ACRL New England Chapter for a nominal annual fee.

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Join Us! Volunteer Opportunities 

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

  • Secretary Elect (1 open position, 2-year appointment) | In the first year, the Secretary-Elect joins the Board to learn the flow of the organization’s calendar and planning, including attending regular meetings and participating in planning the Annual Program. In the second year the position becomes more in-depth, including keeping planning documents up to date, publishing information about NELIG events, and posting to the website.
  • Social Media Liaison (1 open position, 2-year appointment) | This two-year appointment manages NELIG's social media presence, including posting information about NELIG events and managing social media accounts. The Liaison also attends NELIG Board Meetings, as needed, and looks for new opportunities to engage with users.

Lots of support is available for emerging leaders, and these are fantastic opportunities to get some leadership on your resume. 

Please contact us at with interest, questions or for full position descriptions.

NELIG Listserv

The NELIG-L listserv is a means for NELIG members to communicate with each other between meetings, but it is open to anyone interested in discussing issues related to library instruction.  

  • To subscribe, send a message to Sheila Lafferty at  Simply note that you would like to be added to the NELIG-L listserv. Once  your request is processed, you will receive a response to let you know you are on the list.
  • To send messages to the list, send them to The list is not moderated and only those who are members may post. Do not send any advertisements, solicitations, etc., which do not relate to library instruction or libraries in general (in other words, no spamming). We also urge you not to use the list to express radical opinions, to threaten anyone, or do anything else of an evil nature. Such acts could be grounds or expulsion from the list.
  • To unsubscribe, send a message toSheila Lafferty at Simply indicate that you would like to be unsubscribed from the list. Once your request is processed , you will receive a response to let you know you have been deleted from the list

Contact NELIG

Please send all NELIG inquires to our email address at We look forward to hearing from you.

There are many ways to get involved with NELIG.  Have an idea that you don't see here?  We'd love to hear it!  Email us at

Join the NELIG Board

Interested in serving as a NELIG board member?  Join the listserv and watch for the annual call for volunteers each spring.  Email any time with questions about upcoming leadership opportunities.

Join the Annual Program Committee

The Annual Program Committee helps the NELIG board plan the Annual Program in June.  To join the committee, attend the business meeting after the Fall Program or email to volunteer.

Host a NELIG Event

Would your library or institution like to host a NELIG event?  Email to volunteer.

Present at a NELIG Event

Want to present or participate in a panel discussion?  Email us or join the listserv and keep an eye out for calls for proposals.