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ARL Membership Convenes in Washington, DC, for Fall 2017 Meeting—Summary and Slides Online

Dupont Circle, image CC-BY-ND by Josh

Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member representatives, staff, and guests gathered in Washington, DC, on October 3–4, 2017, for the 171st Association Meeting, convened by then ARL president Mary Case, university librarian and dean of libraries, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Program sessions included “Tackling the Fake News Phenomenon,” “Library Impact on Student Success,” and “Civil and Human Rights.” All available presentation slides are linked from the speakers’ names in the summary of the meeting.

About the Association of Research Libraries

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a nonprofit organization of 123 research libraries in the US and Canada. ARL’s mission is to influence the changing environment of scholarly communication and the public policies that affect research libraries and the diverse communities they serve. ARL pursues this mission by advancing the goals of its member research libraries, providing leadership in public and information policy to the scholarly and higher education communities, fostering the exchange of ideas and expertise, facilitating the emergence of new roles for research libraries, and shaping a future environment that leverages its interests with those of allied organizations. ARL is on the web at ARL.org.