The Michigan Academic Library Association (MI-ALA), a chapter of the Association of College & Research Libraries,  is the new 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.

For more information, click on the navigation links to the left.

To join, click here for our online registration form.



Making Connections: Academic Libraries, Communities, and Purpose
When: May 18 & 19, 2017
Where: Eberhard Center at Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan
For the latest information regarding this conference, bookmark the Annual Conference 2017 webpage.


Mini-MiALA Conference Registration Open

When: December 9, 2016
Where: University of Michigan - Dearborn, Fairlane Center North, Dearborn, Michigan
For the latest information regarding this conference, go to the Mini-MiALA Conference Page.

Deadline to register is December 1, 2016



  • Are you interested in meeting other Michigan academic library staff?

  • Are you interested in more service & scholarship opportunities?

  • Are you looking to advance academic librarianship in Michigan?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, MI-ALA is your association!

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MI-ALA Annual Conference Information

Learn more about the second annual conference, to be held on May 18-19, 2017 at the Eberhard Center at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Join an Interest Group

New Interest Groups are forming daily. Join an interest group or apply to create a new interest group. More information available here!