WGSS welcomes new members and their ideas. We offer many opportunities
for you to get involved in committee work, program planning, and professional
exchange. WGSS meetings take place at each ALA Annual and Midwinter conference
and interested people are welcome to attend. For more information about us, please poke around this website or check out our brochure.
Join the section!
Indicate that you want to join on the annual
ALA membership form, or write to:
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Join a committee! Please note that this link goes to an ALA members' only website, so be sure to have your ALA login information when accessing the site. For more information about committee charges and activities, visit the Committees webpage. Virtual participation in committees and meetings is encouraged within ALA and ACRL guidelines.
Internships are available to introduce you to section activities. For
information about committee membership or the internship program, email:
Heather Tompkins, Vice-chair/Chair-elect
Subscribe to the WGSS Discussion List!
Go to http://lists.ala.org/
Click on the Send Me a Password button
After you receive your password, log in to the site
Click on the View All Lists button
Scroll down until you see firstname.lastname@example.org and click on it
Click on the Subscribe button (you can also manage your subscription from here)
Post messages to the list's address: email@example.com
Read the WGSS Blog!
Go to http://www.acrl.ala.org/WSS/
Attend WGSS Conference Activities!
- The section has a general membership meeting and hosts a social hour
at every Annual Conference and Midwinter Meeting.
- Not sure which committee you'd
like to join? Come to the All-Committee meeting and sit in on committee
- Can't attend the conference? You can still participate! The editors
of WSSLinks and the Women's Studies Core
Books are often looking for new participants.
Contact information is on the respective web pages.