Conferences & Events
Portland, March 25-28, 2015
The ACRL 2015 conference will feature more than 300 carefully curated conference programs to help you stay at the forefront of the profession. The Call for Participation is now available.
The 55th Annual RBMS Preconference, Retrofit: Exploring Space, Place and the Artifact in Special Collections
Las Vegas, June 24 - 27, 2014
The annual RBMS Preconference will consider the broad metaphorical themes of space, place, and the artifact in the special collections milieu inspired by the RBMS preconferences and meetings of the early 1960s. Join us to learn, discuss, share, and contemplate.
ACRL 2014 Annual Conference Programs
Las Vegas, June 26-July 1, 2014
Links to Annual Conference program and preconference information.
Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success
April 2014 - June 2015 - blended in person/online
73 teams from all types of higher education institutions are participating in the second year of this 14-month long program. Librarians will each lead a campus team in developing and implementing an action learning project which examines the impact of the library on student success and contributes to assessment activities on campus. The online application was due in March. Stay tuned for more information in late 2014 about the third year of the program.
Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians
July 27-August 1, 2014, Cambridge, Massachusetts
The Institute details important leadership concepts and applies them to the practical challenges of leading and managing the academic library. The curriculum addresses three areas—planning, organizational strategy and change, and transformational learning—with an overarching goal of increasing your leadership and management capacity.
2014 Immersion Program - Assessment and Intentional Teaching Tracks
November 19-22, 2014, Nashville, Tennessee
Application materials are now available for the Assessment and Intentional Teaching Immersion Program. The application deadline has been extended to May 23, 2014.
Women's Leadership Institute
December 2-4, 2014, Dana Point, California
ACRL is excited to once again collaborate with other higher education associations on the 2014 Women's Leadership Institute. Be a part of a special program for women seeking to become leaders in higher education administration and student affairs. Co-produced by several higher education associations, this unique program will bring together administrators from across campus functions.
Planning, Assessing, and Communicating Library Impact: Putting the Standards for Libraries in Higher Education into Action
Ongoing, upon request
Bring this one-day workshop to your campus, chapter, or consortia. The workshop is led by one or two expert presenters at locations across the country upon request.
Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement
Ongoing, upon request
Bring this one-day workshop to your campus, chapter, or consortia year round. Additionally, ACRL offers a partial subsidy on a competitive basis for five hosts each year. The deadline to apply for 2014 has passed. Check back in October 2014 for details on how to apply to host the subsidized version during the 2014-15 academic year.
ACRL's online courses and Webcasts of conference programs, designed to meet the demands of your schedule and budget. Check out the calendar of ACRL's e-learning events!
ACRL OnPoint Chat
ACRL OnPoint is a live series of informal monthly chat sessions that provide the opportunity to connect with colleagues and experts to discuss an issue of the day in academic and research librarianship.
Future ACRL Conferences
Mark you calendar for the best professional development event in academic and research librarianship!
March 25-28, 2015
Details about ACRL's past professional developments events including previous ALA Annual Conference presentations, ACRL Conferences, and Springboard Events.