Event Calendar

The events in this calendar are among the very best offerings for library technical services professionals, but are by no means the only events of interest. ALA maintains Affiliates Conference & Event Calendar 2009–2024, a comprehensive calendar of events of interest to all library professionals.
Events marked with an asterisk (*) are hosted or sponsored by ALCTS.


April 2–4
Electronic Resources and Libraries Conference | Austin, Texas

April 4
*Challenge the Status Quo: When the IR comes to Access Services | ALCTS Webinar

April 11–14
Museums and the Web | San Diego, California

April 16–18
London Book Fair | London, England

April 17–20
Texas Library Association Annual Conference | Houston, Texas

April 17–20
Annual Conference of the Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians | Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

April 18
*You Ought to be in Pictures: Bringing Streaming Video to Your Library | ALCTS Webinar

April 18–20
Distance Library Services Conference | Memphis, Tennessee

April 18–20
Florida Library Association Conference | Orlando, Florida

April 18–20
2012 Washington Library Association Conference | Tulalip, Washington

April 19–21
2012 ASI Annual Conference | San Diego, California

April 22-28
*Preservation Week | In 2011, more than 65 events took place nationwide. Visit our web site for tools on participating at your institution.

April 24
*Taking Care: Family Textiles | ALCTS Webinar, FREE

April 24–27
Alabama Library Association Annual Conference | Hoover, Alabama

April 25–26
Oregon Library Association Annual Meeting | Bend, Oregon

April 26
*Preserving Your Personal Digital Photographs | ALCTS Webinar, FREE

April 27
Northern Ohio Technical Services Librarians Spring Meeting: RDA Is Coming. How Ready Are You?
 | Parma, Ohio


May 2
*Using the Library of Congress Classification H Schedule
| ALCTS Webinar

May 7-8
Connecticut Library Association Annual Conference | Groton, Connecticut

May 9
*Using the Library of Congress Classification P Schedule | ALCTS Webinar

May 9–10
Massachusetts Library Association Annual Conference | Worcester, Massachusetts

May 9–11
Maryland Library Association Annual Conference | Ocean City, Maryland

May 18–13
Medical Library Association Annual Meeting | Seattle, Washington

May 19–21
Maine Library Association and the Maine Association of School Libraries conference: Libraries United | Orono, Maine

May 19–22
Acquisitions Institute at Timberline Lodge | Mt. Hood, Oregon

May 20–25
DigCCurr Professional Institute: Curation Practices for the Digital Object Lifecycle | Chapel Hill, North Carolina

May 21–23
International Conference on Information Resources Management | Vienna, Austria

May 23
*Rare Materials and RDA: Exploring the Issues | ALCTS Webinar

May 30
*Archival Materials: Using RDA with DACS | ALCTS Webinar

May 31–June 1
Rhode Island Library Association Annual Conference | Smithfield, Rhode Island

May 31–June 1
Society for Scholarly Publishing Annual Meeting | Arlington, Virginia


June 21–26
ALA Annual Meeting | Anaheim, California

June 27–30
American Theological Library Association Annual Conference | Scottsdale, Arizona


July 9–13
Conference on Open Repositories | Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

July 15–18
Special Libraries Association Annual Meeting | Chicago, Illinois


August 6–11
Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting | San Diego, California

August 11–17
World Library and Information Congress 2012, 78th IFLA General Conference and Assembly | Helsinki, Finland