Take Home Practical Ideas To Put To Use In Your Library

February 8, 2001

Registration materials are on the Web at www.ala.org/acrl/denver/registration.html.

Take Home Practical Ideas To Put To Use In Your Library

Keep up with the latest library research and techniques with our featured speakers, research papers, and panel sessions. More than 200 peer-reviewed programs will address the issues you are facing on campus. Selected sessions include:

  • Working in Partnership Across Service Points and Cyberspace

  • Digital Collections: Acceptance and Use in a Research Community

  • Digital Librarian, Cybrarian, or Librarian: Who will Staff Digital Libraries?

  • Improving Student Learning through Faculty Development

Make the most of your time at the conference by thinking about and discussing major issues before you get to Denver. Join a virtual discussion on digital reference and read invited papers on assessment, scholarly communication, and changes in higher education at www.ala.org/acrl/denver/invitedpapers.html. At this Web site you will find introductory materials for the sessions, reading lists, information on the programs, and a place to begin the dialog.

ACRL is also offering seven preconferences on Thursday, March 15, on specific topics such as assessment, using the Web to teach, information literacy, Web site usability, survey research, and strategic grantsmanship.

Create A Network Of Library Contacts

Network with your colleagues and find solutions to common challenges during poster sessions and roundtables. These informal presentations provide a forum for developing contacts among librarians interested in similar issues. Also, visit with librarians from across the country during Dinner with Colleagues and at the All-Conference Reception at the Denver Art Museum.

Learn About The Latest Products And Services

Visit with more than 150 vendors and learn about state-of-the-art products and services for academic librarians. Attend corporate presentations and discover how these innovations are being implemented at colleges and universities across the country.

Complete details about the conference, including the full conference program, housing and travel information, registration forms, tour descriptions and forms, and the ACRL Session Finder are available online at www.ala.org/acrl/denver.html. Use the Session Finder to identify all the conference programs, preconferences, workshops, and exhibits related to your specific interests and needs and build your own personalized itinerary.

Advance registration fees are $325 for ACRL members; $420 for ALA personal members; $540 for non-members; and $114 for full-time library school students. Registration includes admittance to all program sessions, the Opening Exhibits reception, the All-Conference Reception at the Denver Art Museum, lunch on Friday, brunch on Sunday, and twice-daily refreshment breaks. Registration materials are available online at www.ala.org/acrl/denver/registration.html.


Contact 800-545-2433,ext. 2515; e-mail acrl@ala.org.