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ARL to Host Events at ALA Midwinter Meeting 2015—New Locations

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ARL and LibQUAL+® are offering several events at the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting 2015 to be held in Chicago in late January/early February. Please note several new meeting locations indicated below: 

ARL Annual Leadership Symposium (invitation only)
Thursday, January 29, 8:00 a.m.–Sunday, February 1, 5:00 p.m.
Hotel Palomar, 505 North State Street

Tackling Textbook Costs through Open Educational Resources: A Primer
Thursday, January 29, 1:00 p.m.–Friday, January 30, 12:30 p.m.
Thursday: McCormick Place West, 2301 South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Friday: Sheraton Chicago, 301 East North Water Street

Strategic Approaches for New Assessment Professionals (invitation only)
Friday, January 30, 10:00 a.m.–noon
New location: Hotel Palomar, 505 North State Street

Library Assessment Forum
Friday, January 30, 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
New location: Hotel Palomar, 505 North State Street

ARL Survey Coordinators and SPEC Liaisons Meeting
Friday, January 30, 3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
New location: Hotel Palomar, 505 North State Street

LibQUAL+ Training
Monday, February 2, 8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
New location: Hotel Palomar, 505 North State Street

For complete details, see the ARL Events at ALA Midwinter Meeting webpage.


The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a nonprofit organization of 125 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 http://www.arl.org/.

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