Call for Participation

ACRL invites you to share your research and creative endeavors with your colleagues at ACRL 2019.

Today’s academic and research libraries are vibrant and fast moving, responding quickly to changes in the higher education landscape. Just as our host city of Cleveland has undergone a revitalization in recent years, library professionals must continually reinvent themselves to stay on the cutting edge.

Join your colleagues in Recasting the Narrative of what it means to be an academic library professional in the 21st century, adapting and leading the transition to new roles.

Proposal Deadlines

May 4, 2018
Contributed Paper, Panel, Preconference, Workshop

October 12, 2018
Poster, Roundtable, TechConnect, Webcast

Submit now!

Share your expertise

ACRL 2019 offers a variety of options for participation and features eight session formats to suit a wide range of presentation and learning styles. From first-time presenters to seasoned experts, there is surely a format best suited to your ideas. We challenge you to inspire your colleagues and others in the higher education community with proposals that explore the most dynamic issues and ideas facing academic and research librarians today.

Consult the conference tags to stimulate your thinking and position your proposal within the conference theme. The tags will serve to create our own conference map and guide attendees to themes of interest and inspiration.

Check out the recording of the webcast for submitting ACRL 2019 proposals. Hear from seasoned submitters and reviewers and discover tips on submitting your best proposal.

Notifications

Contributed paper, panel session, preconference, and workshop proposal notifications – issued early August 2018.

Poster session, roundtable discussion, TechConnect, and Virtual Conference webcast notifications – issued early January 2019.