For immediate release | February 19, 2013

ACRL 2013 early bird registration deadline Feb. 22

CHICAGO – The early bird registration deadline for the Association of College and Research Libraries’ (ACRL) ACRL 2013 conference is Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. Take advantage of discounted registration fees to save $70 or more off advance and on-site rates. Registration materials and the conference program are available on the ACRL 2013 website.

Offered biennially, the ACRL conference is the premier event for academic libraries, drawing librarians, library support staff and library vendors from across the country and around the world. ACRL 2013 will showcase the most current and relevant trends in academic and research librarianship – both scholarly and practical. The conference offers more 300 thought-provoking sessions to imagine, innovate and inspire. Attend ACRL 2013 and return to your library with a wealth of new ideas and a renewed sense of professional pride and purpose.

For more information, contact ACRL Conference Supervisor Tory Ondrla at or (312) 280-2515.


ACRLis a division of the American Library Association, 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. ACRLis 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