For Members

This section of the website features information and benefits for members of IRSCL.

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IRSCL Member Benefits


As a member of IRSCL, you may send your announcements and news to the society's membership listserv. Please email your message to To view the listserv archives, go to Jiscmail. If you have any questions about the listserv, please contact the membership assistant at


As an IRSCL member, you are eligible to be nominated for the IRSCL Award, which honours distinguished work in the field of children's literature research published in the two (calendar) years prior to the Congress at which it is awarded. For more information see the Awards page.


IRSCL members are eligible to apply for both research and travel grants. For more information see the Grants page.

Members Only Section

The Members Only Section includes access to a copy of the IRSCL Membership Directory, a global Who's Who of children's literature research.

To access the Members Only area, you will need the password. This password should be provided to you upon approval of your membership application, or upon your membership renewal. Please contact the web administrator if you have not received your password.