Mark your calendars! Registration and housing for ACRL’s 14th National Conference will open in mid-September. Join your colleagues in Seattle, March 12-15, 2009, at the premier professional development event for academic and research librarians and staff. The ACRL 14th National Conference will challenge you to explore new ideas, engage in new learning, and extend the collective vision of the future of academic and research libraries. Participate in professional learning and development in both structured and informal settings. In addition to program sessions, the conference will provide time to have fun, share informal conversations, network with colleagues, and explore Seattle. ACRL will offer Virtual Conference presentations and embrace Web 2.0 tools such as podcasts, Flickr, blogs, and more to enhance and expand the impact of the National Conference. ACRL 2009 will also implement eco-friendly practices, allowing you to help make the conference more environmentally sustainable. Registration will open in mid-September. Discounted housing rates, scholarships, and exciting tour options will also be available. Complete details are online.