For immediate release | November 18, 2010

ACRL 2011 program now available

CHICAGO - The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the availability of the program for ACRL 2011, “A Declaration of Interdependence,” to be held March 30 – April 2, 2011, in Philadelphia.

ACRL 2011 will feature more than 300 peer-reviewed presentations on topics such as assessment, cross-disciplinary partnerships, budgeting, fair use, data curation and more. Additional conference highlights include innovative invited paper speakers Char Booth, Tara McPherson and Carol Strohecker.. The conference schedule is now available online at The schedule for poster, roundtable and Cyber Zed Shed sessions will be available in late January 2011.

ACRL 2011 registration materials are now available online at Register by the early-bird deadline of Feb. 4, 2011, and save more than 20 percent on conference registration. Special group registration prices, reduced airfares, hotel discounts and scholarships are also available.

Submit conference registration by Dec. 31, 2010 and be automatically entered in a drawing to win free registration. The winner of the drawing will be notified in January 2011 and will have their conference registration fee fully refunded.

For more information about ACRL 2011, contact Margot Conahan at or (312) 280-2522.


The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is a division of the American Library Association (ALA), representing more than 12,000 academic and research librarians and interested individuals. ACRL is the only individual membership organization in North America that develops programs, products and services to meet the unique needs of academic and research librarians. Its initiatives enable the higher education community to understand the role that academic libraries play in the teaching, learning and research environments. ACRL is on the Web at, Facebook at and Twitter at @ala_acrl.


David Free