ARL, LibQUAL+®, and SPARC are offering several events at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference to be held in Chicago this summer. Highlights include:
Friday, June 28, 5:30 p.m.–Monday, July 01, 2:00 p.m.
(during exhibit hours)
McCormick Place Convention Center, Booth 528
Library Assessment Forum on the Value of E-Books in Academic Libraries
Friday, June 28, 1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Room: Adler 24A-C
SPARC-ACRL Forum on Understanding the Implications of Open Education: MOOCs and More
Saturday, June 29, 3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Chicago, Room: Grand A
Library Value: Conceptualizing, Capturing & Communicating Impact
Monday, July 01, 9:00 a.m.–noon
McCormick Place Convention Center, Room N-140
For a complete list, see the ARL Events at ALA webpage.
The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a nonprofit organization of 125 research libraries in the US and Canada. Its 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 http://www.arl.org/.