ACRL program proposals for 2015 ALA Annual Conference

For Immediate Release
Tue, 03/25/2014

Contact:

Megan Griffin
Program Officer
ACRL
mgriffin@ala.org

CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) invites its committees, sections, interest groups and individual members to consider submitting program proposals for the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco.

There will be a virtual meeting at noon CST on April 24, 2014, for ACRL units and members interested in submitting proposals for a 2015 ALA Annual Conference program. The purpose of this meeting is to provide potential conference program planners with an understanding of the Annual Conference program planning process, including budgets, timelines and planning tips. Please note that the Annual Conference program planning process spans 14 months, lasting until June 2015.

RSVP online to attend the April 24 virtual meeting. Once login instructions are available, attendees will be notified. Login instructions will also be posted on the main ACRL page in ALA Connect.

2015 ALA Annual Conference program proposals are due Sept. 1, 2014. The ACRL Professional Development Committee will review proposal and select 2015 Annual Conference programs, with notifications issued in October 2014.

More details about the Annual Conference program process are on the ACRL website. Contact ACRL Program Officer Megan Griffin at mgriffin@ala.org or ACRL Manager of Professional Development Margot Conahan at mconahan@ala.org with questions concerning the program proposal process.

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The Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) is the higher education association for librarians. Representing more than 11,500 academic and research librarians and interested individuals, ACRL (a division of the American Library Association) is the only individual membership organization in North America that develops programs, products and services to help academic and research librarians learn, innovate and lead within the academic community. Founded in 1940, ACRL is committed to advancing learning and transforming scholarship. ACRL is on the Web at www.acrl.org/, Facebook at www.facebook.com/ala.acrl and Twitter at @ala_acrl.