Reminder – 2009 professional development proposals due April 7

ACRL invites proposal submissions for a half-day or full-day professional development programs to be held prior to the 2009 ALA Midwinter Meeting or the 2009 ALA Annual Conference.   Submissions will be accepted through April 7, 2008. 

Professional development programs should allow participants to develop skills related to a specific topic and should focus on interactive learning using a variety of presentation styles.  Programs that offer practical tips and cutting-edge techniques are especially encouraged.  Proposals should explicitly outline activities that will be incorporated during the session to enable attendees to achieve the session’s learning outcomes.  Programs can either be half-day or full-day sessions.   


  • 2009 Midwinter Meeting.  ACRL workshops will be held on Friday, January 23, 2009, in Denver, Colorado
  • 2009 ALA Annual Conference.  ACRL preconferences will be held on Friday, July 10, 2009, in Chicago, Illinois. 

Complete details are online

Proposals should be submitted via the online proposal form.  The deadline for submissions is 5:00 p.m. PST, Monday, April 7, 2008

Questions?  Contact Margot Conahan at; or call 312-280-2522.