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 information.
Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success
April 2013 - June 2014 - blended in person/online
75 teams from all types of higher education institutions will participate in the first cohort of this new 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. Information about how to apply for the second year, 2014-15 will be available January 14, 2014.
2013 Immersion Program - Assessment and Intentional Teaching Track
November 20-24, 2013 - Nashville, Tennessee
Applications are now being accepted for the Assessment and Intentional Teaching tracks of the ACRL Immersion Program. The application deadline was extended to May 24, 2013.
Women's Leadership Institute
December 3-6, 2013, Amelia Island, Florida
ACRL is excited to once again collaborate with other higher education associations on the 2013 Women's Leadership Institute. Be a part of a special program for women seeking to become leaders in higher education administration and student affairs.
2014 Immersion Program - Teacher and Program Tracks
July 20-25, 2014, Burlington, Vermont
Applications are now being accepted for the flagship tracks of the ACRL Immersion Program. December 6, 2013 is the application deadline for the Immersion Teacher and Program Tracks.
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 summer. Applications are now being accepted. Apply by Tuesday, November 12, 2013, at 5pm Central. Find out more on the program website.
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
March 29 - April 1, 2017
April 10-13, 2019
Details about ACRL's past professional developments events including previous ALA Annual Conference presentations, ACRL Conferences, and Springboard Events.