Early registration is now open for the National Diversity in Libraries Conference 2016 (NDLC ’16), cosponsored by the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Library and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). NDLC ’16 will take place on the UCLA campus August 10–13, 2016. The conference aims to articulate the value of and develop strategies for diversity and inclusion in the library, archive, and museum (LAM) fields in order to improve organizational excellence and community engagement.
Register for NDLC ’16 at the early-bird rate of $175 through April 30 and save $50 off the regular rate. The student registration rate is $100.
NDLC ’16 program and poster topics cover areas of diversity that affect staff, users, and institutions, including, but not limited to, the following topics:
- Collections and Access
- Programming, Outreach, and Advocacy
- Personnel, Management, and Organization
- Challenging Topics
About the Association of Research Libraries
The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a nonprofit organization of 124 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/.