ACRL RoadShows

Attendees at an ACRL RoadShow

Bring in-person training to your campus!

ACRL's RoadShows open the door for academic and research libraries to bring high quality professional development directly to their campus, chapter, or consortium at an affordable cost. These day-long workshops engage participants to learn new skills and strengthen existing competencies to tackle the greatest issues facing the profession today. RoadShow topics align with ACRL's strategic goals, ensuring a commitment to leading academic and research librarians in advancing learning and transforming scholarship.


Photo of RoadShow presenterWith an ACRL RoadShow you get...

  • A high quality curriculum delivered by expert presenters
  • A full day of learning, engagement, and interactivity with colleagues in your field
  • Tools, materials, and resources you can adapt to your own work
  • Training for up to 100 participants
  • A workshop evaluation summary report to measure success and help you plan for next steps

 


Learn more about hosting a RoadShow:

To discuss dates and locations, contact Chase Ollis at collis@ala.org or 312-280-2521.


Available Workshops

Assessment in Action
Develop your skills in designing and implementing assessment initiatives so you can demonstrate your library's impact to campus stakeholders.
Learn more about this workshop.
Engaging with the ACRL Framework
Engage more deeply with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education and explore ways it can help enrich your teaching practices, instruction programs, and institution.
Learn more about this workshop.
Research Data Management
Hone your data management skills to meet the research needs of your institution.
Learn more about this workshop.
Scholarly Communication
Become equipped with the knowledge and skills to help transform the scholarly communication system.
Learn more about this workshop.
Standards for Libraries in Higher Education
Learn how to use the ACRL Standards for Libraries in Higher Education to communicate your library's value and impact.
Learn more about this workshop.
Coming Soon
A new workshop covering open educational resources (OER) and affordability will be available beginning in Summer 2020.
Learn more about this workshop.
Coming Soon
A new workshop covering the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) will be available beginning in Fall 2020.
Learn more about this workshop.

International Reach

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RoadShows meet you where you are, wherever you are. Bring up to 100 people from your region or neighboring institutions together for a day of learning, collaboration, and networking with each other and our expert presenters. Learn more about the RoadShow program's international impact.


Don't take our word for it. See what other hosts are saying!

Graph with text: "95% of RoadShow hosts rate workshop quality as Excellent or Above Average"

"The ACRL RoadShow was an excellent opportunity for librarians to learn more about copyright, Open Education and Open Access. The presenters were dynamic and conveyed their expertise in an engaging learning atmosphere."
~ University of North Alabama, Scholarly Communication RoadShow host

"The depth of knowledge provided by the facilitators was welcomed and their presentation made even the most complicated topics accessible."
~ Delaware Valley Chapter of ACRL, Scholarly Communication RoadShow host

"The workshop was a great value and I believe it helped the staff think more broadly about assessment."
~ Thomas Jefferson University, Assessment in Action RoadShow host

"The caliber of instruction, workshop materials, and practical hands-on learning activities all contributed to a great level of engagement among attendees. Thanks to ACRL for offering this fantastic opportunity."
~ University of Califronia Santa Barbara Library, Engaging with the ACRL Framework RoadShow host

"Hosting a RoadShow workshop was a wonderful way to bring expertise and learning to our campus and to share with our colleagues throughout the region."
~ West Virginia University Libraries, Scholarly Communication RoadShow host


Ready to bring a RoadShow to your campus? Get in touch!

To discuss dates and locations, contact Chase Ollis at collis@ala.org.

What does it take to host a RoadShow? Check out our hosting guidelines for host responsibilities, workshop requirements, and answers to frequently asked questions.