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Register by September 16 for 2022 Library Assessment Conference Early Bird Rate

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Register by September 16 for the 2022 Library Assessment Conference, to be held virtually Tuesday–Thursday, November 1–3, and enjoy Early Bird pricing. The conference will feature a keynote by Denise Stephens, dean of libraries at The University of Oklahoma, on the theme of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI); two EDI sessions with papers and posters; and two sessions on COVID-19 and libraries. Additionally, Assessment Accelerators will provide engaging learning experiences on a variety of assessment topics. Make sure to register for those (at no additional cost) before they fill up.

The preeminent conference in the field, this ninth biennial Library Assessment Conference is co-sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries and the University of Washington Libraries. The conference is planned and organized by a steering committee composed of individuals active in the library-assessment community.


The following registration options are available:

  • Early Bird rate (through Friday, September 16): $195
  • Regular rate: $250

Registration Deadline: Friday, October 28, 2022. Create an Ex Ordo account and register online.

Conference Format

This year’s conference will feature invited speakers, formal papers, posters presented with live discussion, and interactive Assessment Accelerators (mini-workshops). Informal engagement for professional networking will be facilitated through chat and real-time discussions.

Some Assessment Accelerators have limited capacity that require preregistration and are filled on a first-come-first-served basis. In order to ensure greater access for all conference registrants, we ask that you limit the number of Assessment Accelerators you sign up for.

Additional Information

For more details and to register, visit the Library Assessment Conference website.


About the Library Assessment Conference

The Association of Research Libraries and the University of Washington Libraries co-host the Library Assessment Conference. The conference goal is to build and further a vibrant library assessment community by bringing together interested practitioners and researchers who have responsibility or interest in the broad field of library assessment. The conference provides a mix of invited speakers, contributed papers and posters, and workshops that stimulate discussion and provide workable ideas for effective, practical, and sustainable library assessment.

About the Association of Research Libraries

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a nonprofit organization of research libraries in Canada and the US whose vision is to create a trusted, equitable, and inclusive research and learning ecosystem and prepare library leaders to advance this work in strategic partnership with member libraries and other organizations worldwide. ARL’s mission is to empower and advocate for research libraries and archives to shape, influence, and implement institutional, national, and international policy. ARL develops the next generation of leaders and enables strategic cooperation among partner institutions to benefit scholarship and society. ARL is on the web at ARL.org.

About the University of Washington Libraries

The University of Washington (UW) Libraries, located in Seattle, is the largest library in the Pacific Northwest. The UW Libraries is well-known for its innovative programs and services in assessment, organizational development, user spaces, and institutional collaboration. Its print and digital collections support world-class research and scholarship in such areas as health sciences, environmental sciences, area and language studies, and the Pacific Northwest.