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Academic and Research Library Division (ARLD) Day 2018
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 Export to Your Calendar 4/27/2018
When: 8:30 AM
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University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
3675 Arboretum Drive
Chaska, Minnesota  55318
United States
Contact: Tammy Schoenberg
(612) 294-6549

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Save the date for ARLD Day 2018!

ARLD Day is a great opportunity to share ideas, connect with colleagues, and explore new ideas for your library. We hope you will be able to join us on April 27, 2018, at the beautiful University of Minnesota Arboretum in Chanhassen. 


Now accepting session proposals


We encourage you to submit a session proposal for ARLD Day 2018. Please complete the session proposal form by February 9, 2018. Anyone, including current MLIS students, can submit a presentation. Our planning committee will select presentations and notify presenters in early March.


Conference session types will include:

  • Breakout sessions - Breakout sessions are 50 minutes long and may include presentations, panel sessions, workshops, etc.
  • Lightning round sessions - Lightning round sessions maximize the amount of information shared about innovative and exciting projects, services, or ideas. Each presenter will be given five minutes to present on a topic, followed by three minutes of audience Q&A. Each lightning round session is limited to one presenter.


Possible presentation topics might include but are not limited to:

  • Teaching and learning
  • Reference
  • Assessment and impact
  • Collaborative partnerships
  • Space planning and renovation projects
  • Library ethics
  • Leadership in the library
  • Institutional repositories and other digital archives
  • Technical services, cataloging, and metadata
  • Project management
  • Collection management
  • Maker spaces or creation spaces
  • Open access publishing and scholarly communication
  • Outreach, marketing, promotion, and advocacy
  • Diversity


The deadline for proposals is Friday, February 9, 2018. Questions? Contact Jodi Carlson Grebinoski at


Submit a proposal


Disclaimer: The University of Minnesota is not endorsing or sponsoring the activities conducted by Minnesota Library Association on the University of Minnesota campus. The relationship between the University of Minnesota and Minnesota Library Association is solely that of licensor and licensee.

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