ACRL offers a variety of professional development events. From multi-day conferences and in-depth institutes to affordable bight-sized online learning, there is something for everyone and every budget. RoadShow workshops let you bring the learning to your to your institution or region for maximum impact. ACRL professional development programs help fund advocacy, research, and continuing education programs for the academic library community worldwide and scholarships are often available.
ACRL Professional Development Programs
Find the program that's right for you. Browse our various professional development and continuing education opportunities below.
ACRL offers a wide array of live and interactive webcasts throughout the year on a variety of topics. Webcasts are recorded and the archive is shared with registrants shortly after the live event.
Take a deeper dive online. ACRL's online courses are primarily asynchronous, multi-week courses offered through Moodle. Courses include readings, weekly assignments, optional live chats, and a final assignment or project.
Join us at RBMS 2024 for an immersive exploration of how we can leverage the invaluable lessons, experiences, and progress of the past three years to propel our profession towards greater equity, diversity, inclusivity, and community engagement.
Discover how Project Outcome for Academic Libraries can support your library through measuring learning outcomes. ACRL offers introductory webinars and half-day workshops to help you make the most of this powerful tool.
Also known as summer camp for librarians. The 4½-day ACRL Information Literacy Immersion Program provides participants with an opportunity to get away from the day-to-day pressures of our work, reflect on the big issues facing librarianship, and develop new relationships with colleagues from institutions around the world.
Program returning in 2025!
CHOICE is about more than just reviews. It supports the professional development of academic librarians by providing tools and services that help them become more effective advocates for their patrons. Offerings include webinars, research papers, podcasts, and the new Toward Inclusive Excellence blog.
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Future ACRL Conferences
Where will ACRL be next? Check out our future ACRL Conference event dates below and mark your calendar!
March 15-18, 2023.
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April 2-5, 2025.
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April 7-10, 2027.
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Take a look back at some past events from ACRL, including webcast recordings, conference proceedings, and past conference schedules and program descriptions.
Recordings are now available from ACRL Together Wherever, our free summer virtual event. Watch what you missed, rewatch what you loved.
We've made recordings of some of the most popular sessions from the ACRL 2021 Virtual Conference freely available.
Browse past programs and proceedings from the ACRL Conference and ALA Annual Conference.