ARCHIVED: Roger H. Parent's Informal Notes - 11/30/2000

PrintEmail

November 30, 2000

Membership Report - November 30, 2000
End of 2nd Quarter AALL Membership Year


TO: AALL Executive Board & Membership and Retention Committee
DATE: December 7, 2000

Schedule 1: Members by Members Type

At the end of November 30, 2000 the AALL membership totaled 4877 members. This includes dues paying members, honorary (3) and life (85) members. This compares to the 4687 members last year on December 30, 1999 (the first month when we began preparing these new reports).

The AALL membership database includes 203 VIP or complimentary memberships. These individuals represent a diverse group of library school deans, donors, and publishers who receive AALL publications and announcements. They are NOT included in the above count of members.

Since June 1, 2000, the beginning of the AALL membership year, 406 new members have joined AALL, this compares to the lower number of 232 new members who joined last year at this time. Institutions paid 88% of these new memberships. 29 students have joined AALL since June 1, 2000 compared to 46 students last year.

As of November 30, 2000, 168 new members have joined AALL by taking advantage of the 1st year free offer.

59 of the 636 members who had dropped their memberships as of September 30, 2000 have now been reinstated. The Membership and Retention Committee is currently contacting by telephone a sampling of dropped members to learn more about their reasons and to help us plan future membership retention efforts.

Schedule 2: Members by Employer Types

There are seventeen Employer Types in the AALL membership database. The list of Employer Types reveals the diversity of Employer Types and allows staff to track memberships in all areas. In particular among vendors and publishers of which there were 51 members - less than 1% of the AALL membership - at the end of November.

Schedule 3: Institutions/Employers by Type

At the end of November 30, 2000 the AALL membership database included 2062 separate institutions/employers. This compares to 2053 last year.

Schedule 4: SIS Memberships

At the end of November 30, 2000 SIS memberships totaled 6419; this compares to 6311 last year.

Distribution:

SIS Council Chair
Chapter Council Chair
AALL Staff
Mary Alice Baish
Mary McNulty, Membership Marketing Consultant

At the end of November 30, 2000 the AALL membership totaled 4877 members. This includes dues paying members, honorary (3) and life (85) members. This compares to the 4687 members last year on December 30, 1999 (the first month when we began preparing these new reports). The AALL membership database includes 203 VIP or complimentary memberships. These individuals represent a diverse group of library school deans, donors, and publishers who receive AALL publications and announcements. They are NOT included in the above count of members.Since June 1, 2000, the beginning of the AALL membership year, 406 new members have joined AALL, this compares to the lower number of 232 new members who joined last year at this time. Institutions paid 88% of these new memberships. 29 students have joined AALL since June 1, 2000 compared to 46 students last year. As of November 30, 2000, 168 new members have joined AALL by taking advantage of the 1st year free offer. 59 of the 636 members who had dropped their memberships as of September 30, 2000 have now been reinstated. The Membership and Retention Committee is currently contacting by telephone a sampling of dropped members to learn more about their reasons and to help us plan future membership retention efforts. There are seventeen Employer Types in the AALL membership database. The list of Employer Types reveals the diversity of Employer Types and allows staff to track memberships in all areas. In particular among vendors and publishers of which there were 51 members - less than 1% of the AALL membership - at the end of November. At the end of November 30, 2000 the AALL membership database included 2062 separate institutions/employers. This compares to 2053 last year.At the end of November 30, 2000 SIS memberships totaled 6419; this compares to 6311 last year. :SIS Council ChairChapter Council ChairAALL StaffMary Alice BaishMary McNulty, Membership Marketing Consultant

At the end of November 30, 2000 the AALL membership totaled 4877 members. This includes dues paying members, honorary (3) and life (85) members. This compares to the 4687 members last year on December 30, 1999 (the first month when we began preparing these new reports). The AALL membership database includes 203 VIP or complimentary memberships. These individuals represent a diverse group of library school deans, donors, and publishers who receive AALL publications and announcements. They are NOT included in the above count of members.Since June 1, 2000, the beginning of the AALL membership year, 406 new members have joined AALL, this compares to the lower number of 232 new members who joined last year at this time. Institutions paid 88% of these new memberships. 29 students have joined AALL since June 1, 2000 compared to 46 students last year. As of November 30, 2000, 168 new members have joined AALL by taking advantage of the 1st year free offer. 59 of the 636 members who had dropped their memberships as of September 30, 2000 have now been reinstated. The Membership and Retention Committee is currently contacting by telephone a sampling of dropped members to learn more about their reasons and to help us plan future membership retention efforts. There are seventeen Employer Types in the AALL membership database. The list of Employer Types reveals the diversity of Employer Types and allows staff to track memberships in all areas. In particular among vendors and publishers of which there were 51 members - less than 1% of the AALL membership - at the end of November. At the end of November 30, 2000 the AALL membership database included 2062 separate institutions/employers. This compares to 2053 last year.At the end of November 30, 2000 SIS memberships totaled 6419; this compares to 6311 last year. :SIS Council ChairChapter Council ChairAALL StaffMary Alice BaishMary McNulty, Membership Marketing Consultant