At the Helm: Leading Transformation

Over 300 thought-provoking programs selected by your peers.

Conference Schedule

Workshop pre-registration available!

Due to their active nature, workshops are limited to 70 attendees.

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Register for the Virtual Conference

For those unable to travel, live webcasts and more will be offered March 22-24.

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Welcome to Baltimore, hon!

Baltimore is an exciting city with plenty to entertain and inspire all. Whether you are checking out historic sites and museums, relaxing at one of our excellent restaurants or bars, or seeking opportunities to make a difference, we’ve got you covered.

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ACRL 2017 is your conference and we couldn’t do it without a little help from our friends. Opportunities abound, lend a hand, help out and make some new friends by signing up for one of our many volunteer opportunities.

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What to Expect

ACRL 2017 features more than 500 conference programs selected and presented by leaders in the profession.  Connect with colleagues from all over the country and globe and get access to content all year long.

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Keynote: David McCandless

David McCandless is a British data-journalist, author, and information designer. He creates stunning infographics that discover new stories in data.

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Roxane Gay

Keynote: Roxane Gay

Roxane Gay is an author and cultural critic whose writing is widely revered for its reflective, no-holds-barred exploration of feminism and social criticism.

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Carla Hayden

Keynote: Carla Hayden

Carla Hayden is the 14th Librarian of Congress. She is the first woman and first African-American to fill the post.

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ACRL 2017 registration available!

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About ACRL

The Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) is the higher education association for librarians.

Representing more than 11,000 academic and research librarians and interested individuals, ACRL (a division of the American Library Association) develops programs, products and services to help academic and research librarians learn, innovate and lead within the academic community. Founded in 1940, ACRL is committed to advancing learning and transforming scholarship.

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Thank you to our conference sponsors for their generous support of ACRL 2017!