Welcome to the Michigan Academic Library Association (MiALA)

The Michigan Academic Library Association (MiALA), a chapter of the Association of College & Research Libraries, is the professional association of academic library staff & libraries and the professional home for anyone who works in or wishes to show support for academic libraries in Michigan.


  • Provides opportunities for professional development, growth, leadership, and committee service for all academic librarians, library staff, and library students working in any college, community college, or university library in Michigan.
  • Strives to advance academic librarianship, libraries, and services.
    serves as a catalyst for statewide collaboration and as a connector to national academic library interests.
  • Educates and inform appropriate communities of the value and contributions of academic libraries, librarians, library staff, and library students.

Join MiALA Today!

If you are interested in:

  • Networking with other Michigan Academic Library staff
  • Service & scholarship opportunities
  • Advancing academic librarianship in the state of Michigan

MiALA may be right for you! Click below for more information on becoming a member!

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