ACRL Conference

ACRL 2025 opening keynote speaker announced

CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is pleased to announce Ruha Benjamin as the opening keynote speaker for the ACRL 2025 Conference, “Democratizing Knowledge, Access, and Opportunities,” to be held April 2-5, 2025, in...

ACRL 2025 Call for Proposals Now Available

ACRL invites proposals for the ACRL 2025 Conference to be held April 2-5, 2025, in Minneapolis and online. ACRL 2025 features eight session formats to suit a wide range of presentation and learning styles. Contributed paper, panel session, and workshop proposals are due June 7, 2024.

ACRL 2023 Registration now open! March 15-18, 2023.

ACRL 2023 Conference registration opens

CHICAGO - The Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the opening of registration for the ACRL 2023 Conference, to be held March 15-18, 2023, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and virtually. Higher education has changed dramatically over...

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ACRL 2023 keynote speakers announced

CHICAGO - The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces its celebrated lineup of keynote speakers for the ACRL 2023 Conference, “Forging the Future,” to be held March 15- 18, 2023, in Pittsburgh. Be challenged and inspired by ACRL’s...

ACRL 2023 Call for Participation March 15-18, 2023

ACRL 2023 Call for Proposals Now Available

CHICAGO - The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) invites proposals for the ACRL 2023 Conference to be held March 15-18, 2023, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Higher education has changed dramatically over the last few years. Academic...

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ACRL 2021 Virtual Conference registration opens

CHICAGO - The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the opening of registration for the ACRL 2021 Virtual Conference, “Ascending into An Open Future.” The conference will be held April 13-16, 2021. “Today’s higher education...

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ACRL 2021 Conference going virtual due to COVID-19

CHICAGO - The Association of College and Research Libraries’ (ACRL) Board of Directors announced today that the face-to-face portion of the ACRL 2021 Conference scheduled for April 14-17, 2021, in Seattle, Washington, has been canceled because of the...

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ACRL 2021 call for participation now available

CHICAGO - The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) invites proposal submissions for the ACRL 2021 Conference, “Ascending into an Open Future,” to be held April 14-17, 2021, in Seattle, Washington. Today’s higher education environment calls...

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ACRL invites ACRL 2019 conference proposals

CHICAGO - The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) invites proposal submissions for the ACRL 2019 conference to be held April 10-13, 2019, in Cleveland, Ohio. Contributed paper, panel session, preconference and workshop proposals are due...

ACRL 2017 continues record breaking paid attendance trend

CHICAGO – ACRL 2017 lived up to its tagline as a premier professional development event for academic libraries. More than 5,200 library professionals, exhibitors, speakers and guests from around the world met from March 22 – 25, in Baltimore, Maryland...

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ACRL 2017 keynote speakers announced

Baltimore conference to feature David McCandless, Roxane Gay, Carla Hayden CHICAGO — The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces its celebrated lineup of keynote speakers for the ACRL 2017 Conference, “At the Helm: Leading...

New Roles for the Road Ahead

ACRL releases New Roles for the Road Ahead

CHICAGO — As part of its 75th anniversary celebration, the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the release of “New Roles for the Road Ahead: Essays Commissioned for ACRL’s 75th Anniversary” authored by well-known bloggers and...

ACRL 2015 awards record-breaking 179 scholarships

CHICAGO - The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) has awarded a record-breaking 179 scholarships for the ACRL 2015 conference. Scholarships were awarded in six categories, including early- and mid-career librarians, support staff and...

ACRL 2015 preconferences announced

CHICAGO — Registration is now available for preconferences to be held prior to the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) ACRL 2015 Conference, “Creating Sustainable Community,” in Portland, Ore. ACRL is offering six preconferences on...

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ACRL 2015 keynote speakers announced

CHICAGO — The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces its celebrated lineup of keynote speakers for the ACRL 2015 Conference, “Creating Sustainable Community,” to be held March 25 - 28, 2015, in Portland, Ore. Be challenged and...

ACRL 2015 offers record-breaking $110,000 in scholarships

CHICAGO — The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is offering approximately 175 scholarships worth more than $110,000 for its ACRL 2015 Conference, “Creating Sustainable Community,” to be held March 25 – 28, 2015, in Portland, Ore. ACRL...