Membership is open to any site that is a current customer of SirsiDynix, and which is located in Australia, New Zealand or the Asia Pacific region.
How to Join
To join (or renew your library's membership), fill in the membership form here:
After completing the form, the COSA Treasurer, Bruce Morgan, will send an invoice.
Questions about Membership
If you have queries about membership, contact Bruce at:
City of Parramatta Libraries
1-3 Fitzwilliam Street,
PARRAMATTA, NSW, 2124
Ph: +61 2 9806 5179
You can also contact COSA president Lloyd Brady at email@example.com.
Institutional Membership cost varies depending institution size, defined below. Personal Membership costs A$49 per year. An invoice will be sent to you upon receipt of a completed membership form.
|Annual non-salary budget
|Discounted conference seats
|A$250,000 to A$1,000,000
NB. The membership year runs from July to June.
Membership benefits include:
Discounted conference registration fees and pre-conference software training sessions
Staff from a financial member institution or consortium may take advantage of discounted fees. Additional staff can attend at the non-member rates, or purchase additional memberships
Voting rights at the annual general meeting, held at the conference
One vote per financial membership
Ability to become a committee member, to shape the future direction of the group
Discounted conference registration fees for international SirsiDynix user group conferences, such as COSUGI in the USA and COSI EMEA (usually held in Europe)
Access to a members-only area on the website, with papers and presentations on SirsiDynix software
Access to vote on Enhancements during the COSUGI designated month of Official User Group Annual Voting cycle. The top requests from forums are submitted to SirsiDynix for action during the coming 12 months. (This voting takes place prior to COSUGI conference each year and is usually Feb or March)
Access to papers and presentations by international user groups
Free access to escrow arrangements for your institution negotiated on our behalf by the American user group COSUGI