Wednesday, March 09, 2016

CFP: ACRL 2017 Workshop Proposals (Baltimore - March 2017)

The 2017 ACRL Workshops Committee is seeking exciting and thought provoking workshop proposals for the ACRL 2017 Conference ( in Baltimore in March 2017!

A workshop session at ACRL offers a presenter a unique opportunity to deliver an engaging learning experience to attendees. This year, workshop sessions are available in either a two or three-hour format, providing flexibility to meet your learning outcomes. Keeping with the conference theme, "At the helm, leading transformation," proposals for topics in traditionally underrepresented areas such as community college libraries, technology or systems librarian services, access services, and technical services are especially welcome! Special attention will be given to proposals that,
*         demonstrate innovative thinking;
*         generate ideas that contribute to ongoing discussion about the future of academic and research libraries;
*         contribute ideas for positioning academic and research librarians to be leaders both on and off campus;
*         present strategies for effectively implementing new ideas and technology; and
*         encourage active learning among conference attendees.

Information about submitting a proposal ( is online, as is a recording of the ACRL 2017 Proposal Tips Webcast ( that was recorded March 3. The submission deadline is May 6, 2016.

Feel free to contact the Workshop Committee Co-Chairs, Curtis Brundy ( or Cynthia Steinhoff ( if you have any questions.

Thank you,
Barbara Norelli
Member, ACRL 2017 Workshops Committee