For immediate release | December 4, 2012

ACRL launches new Immersion track: Practical Management for the Instruction Coordinator

CHICAGO — Registration is now available for the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) new Information Literacy Immersion Program Practical Management for the Instruction Coordinator track. Complete program details and registration materials are available on the Immersion Program website. The registration deadline for the program is Feb. 22, 2013.

The new Practical Management track will address how to lead from within, developing the powers of persuasion to influence in multiple directions. Additional track topics include creating the proper environment for a successful instruction program, understanding a broader campus environment, providing constructive feedback and coaching for success.

The Immersion '13 Practical Management track will be held April 10, 2013, in Indianapolis. The one-day program will be held in conjunction with, but is not part of, the ACRL 2013 Conference.

Questions concerning the program should be directed to Margot Conahan at (312) 280-2522 or


ACRL is a division of the American Library Association (ALA), representing more than 11,500 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

Mktg & Comm. Specialist/Editor-in-Chief

Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)

1-800-545-2433 ext.2517