2024 Subsidized ACRL RoadShow Workshop Deadline Coming Up March 8

The deadline to apply to host a subsidized ACRL RoadShow in 2024 is coming up on March 8! As part of ACRL’s commitment to supporting institutions serving diverse communities, the subsidized RoadShows are exclusively available to Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribal Colleges or Universities, and other minority-serving institutions. Through a cost-sharing model, ACRL covers the majority of the workshop expenses, requiring only a minimal contribution of $2,000 from successful host institutions.

Why Host an ACRL RoadShow?
ACRL RoadShows provide a unique avenue for academic and research libraries to bring high-quality professional development directly to their campus at an affordable cost. These day-long, in-person workshops are designed to empower participants with new skills and enhance existing competencies, addressing the most pressing issues faced by the profession today. The workshop topics align with ACRL’s strategic goals, emphasizing a commitment to guide academic and research librarians in advancing learning and transforming scholarship.

ACRL RoadShows offer:

  • A high-quality curriculum delivered by expert presenters
  • A full day of learning, engagement, and interactivity with colleagues
  • Tools, materials, and resources you can adapt to your own work
  • Training for up to 100 participants
  • A workshop evaluation summary report to measure success and help you plan for next steps

Available RoadShow Topics:

  • Assessment in Action
  • Engaging with the ACRL Framework
  • OER & Affordability
  • Research Data Management
  • Scholarly Communication
  • Standards for Libraries in Higher Education

How to Apply:
Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. Pacific, on Friday, March 8, 2024. ACRL’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee will oversee the review and selection process. Notifications regarding the successful host institutions will be issued by April 2024.

See the Guidelines for In-Person RoadShow Hosts for more details about hosing an in-person workshop.

Need Assistance or Have Questions?
Please contact Margot Conahan, ACRL Manager of Professional Development, at mconahan@ala.org.