The Library has been a membership organization since its founding in 1887.  By joining, a member becomes part of a community with a common interest in insurance, risk management, and insurance law information, resources. and events. 

Members-only benefits include: 

  • Full access, and circulation privileges for most materials, to a unique, comprehensive collection of insurance, risk management, and insurance law information, including:
    • Thousands of books and periodicals, including monographs, treatises, government reports and trade journals
    • Financial and statistical information, including A.M. Best Reports dating to 1900
    • Historical and contemporary policy forms and drafting and revision information, including ISO, AAIS, and company-specific forms
    • Regulatory information including insurance department reports and a complete collection of the proceedings of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners
  • Use of our proprietary article index with abstracts as well as a full-text periodical database powered by EBSCO
  • Information and documents from databases such as LexisNexis, Westlaw, ReferenceConnect, IRMI, and FC&S are available by way of librarian-conducted research for a fee
  • Substantial discounts on professional librarian-conducted research
  • Reduced rates on educational programs
  • Opportunities to sponsor our popular education webinars, including webinars approved for producer licensing continuing education credit in all six New England states
  • Ability to enroll summer interns–or early career employees–in our popular Summer Program, a program exclusively for interns or employees of member organizations
  • Custom-designed in-house classes or courses, both in-person or virtual
  • Members without an office in Boston may arrange in advance to use the Library’s board room for small meetings or a quiet place to work between meetings elsewhere
  • Invitations to member-only events including brown bag lunches with innovators, movie nights, and lectures


Those seeking to join as a new member, or current members looking for renewal information, should click here.