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CARL 2020 Executive Board Election

CARL Board nominations 2020

According to CARL Bylaws, Article IV, Section 2., Every member of CARL has the right to hold any office within the Association. To qualify for office, nominees must be CARL and ACRL members. With that, we open the call for nominations (self-nominations encouraged!) for the following CARL Offices:

  • Vice-President/President-Elect - 3-year term (Vice-President, President, Past President)
  • Treasurer - 3-year term
  • Director-at-large (CSU) - 2-year term
  • Director-at-large (UC) - 2-year term

Officer duties are described in the CARL Bylaws and CARL Standing Rules. The terms for these offices begin in January 2021. Elected officers must attend four virtual CARL Board meetings a year.

Important Deadlines:

September 18 - Please send nominations for the above positions to Melissa Browne, mabrowne@ucdavis.edu, by this date.

September 25 - Candidates should fill out the Statement of Candidacy Form by this date.

Feel free to contact any member of this Committee with questions. We look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you,

2020 - Nominating and Elections Committee
Lee Adams (chair), CSU East Bay 
Melissa Browne, UC Davis
Jennifer Masunaga, Cal State LA
Erika Johnson, University of San Francisco
Camila Jenkin, El Camino College

 

Newsletter

The Summer 2020 CARL Newsletter is out. You can read it here.

 

CARL 2020 Virtual Conference

Registration is now open for the CARL 2020 Virtual Conference: Embracing Courage, Candor, and Authenticity in Libraries. The two-day online conference will be held on Thursday, June 4, and Friday, June 5, 2020.

Libraries have long been a symbol of and a place for learning and inquiry, but also information access, social justice, and safety. In times of uncertainty, the library can provide space for respite and quiet contemplation in addition to inquiry and understanding and challenging knowledge. Librarians, library staff, and administrators need to embrace courage, candor, and authenticity in order to provide intellectual and emotional space for our users. Courage to let your convictions and values drive your practice and action. Candor in telling, and hearing, the truth in a caring and compassionate way. And authenticity to do this purposefully and intentionally.

The CARL 2020 Virtual Conference invites librarians to consider how courage, candor, and authenticity can be used in difficult and challenging times to better advocate for our students, faculty, and larger communities. How can our courage and collective strength in truth-telling and speaking truth to power lead to a more inclusive library and university environment? How can greater authenticity assist us in aligning our values with our practice to best move forward as the world changes? How can we move towards an ethic of care, both personally and organizationally, for more equity amongst library employees and for our students?

Please register through the CARL registration website. Pricing for this event is as follows:

  • Non-members: $75
  • Members: $50
  • Students: $25

Presenters receive complimentary registration.

The programming will be very similar to what we had planned for the original in-person conference that was to be held in April; the updated program and schedule can be found here:https://conf2020.carl-acrl.org/schedule/

We want to thank everyone for bearing with us as we move to transition the in-person conference to this virtual format. Thank you to everyone for your patience and understanding--we are so appreciative to be a part of such a wonderful library community.

Your conference planning team,
Allison Carr (chair)
Lee Adams
Talitha Matlin
Andrew Carlos (registrar)

 

Newsletter

The Spring 2020 CARL Newsletter is out. You can read it here.

 

COVID-19 Resolution

Resolution Concerning Libraries During COVID-19

The CARL Executive Board commends the leadership of California Governor Gavin Newsom for his March 19, 2020 statewide stay-at-home order. With this order, Governor Newsom acknowledges “There’s a mutuality, there’s a recognition of our interdependence that requires of this moment that we direct a statewide order for people to stay at home.”

Likewise, the CARL Executive Board stands in support of the health and well-being of library workers and the communities we serve from exposure to COVID-19 in these unprecedented times. We call on academic and research library leaders and their university administrations, trustees and governing bodies to close library buildings and only reopen when guidance from public health officials indicates the risk from COVID-19 has significantly subsided. Because libraries are designed to encourage collaboration and engagement, practicing social distancing to the degree recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other health authorities is impossible. Keeping libraries open at this time has the potential to harm communities more than help.

Read the full resolution...

 

CARL Conference Postponed

Updates on CARL Conference

Dear CARL Members and Conference Registrants,

We want to thank you all for your patience with all of the changes to the upcoming CARL Conference. We have been overwhelmed by the support from so many of you as we make difficult decisions that impact so many of our members and presenters.

At this time, we have decided to postpone the virtual conference, until early June. Due to the intense nature of moving our work to virtual environments, and preparing to be away from our libraries, many of our presenters are unable to find the time, and bandwidth, to focus on their presentations. While we are excited to hear about their work, we want to respect the many directions our attention is being spread, and lessen the stress, if possible.

Moving forward:

  1. We are currently working with presenters to identify those who would like to present virtually at a later date, most likely in early June.
  2. By the end of March, we will issue every registrant a refund, returned to their original payment method.
  3. By mid-April, we will open registration for the CARL Virtual Conference, along with the schedule and session description. The conference will be held over two days, rather than three, and feature many of the same sessions that we have currently scheduled. Registration will be open to anyone, and be at a significantly reduced rate compared with the in-person conference. While we recognize that re-registering for the conference is an additional step, our goal is return all funds to allow for individuals to make decisions about the new conference.

Lastly, please don't forget to cancel your hotel reservations. We have not heard back from the hotel about doing a blanket cancellation, so it may be faster to do it ourselves.

If you have any questions or concerns, please let us know.

Sincerely, CARL Conference Planning Team

 

Scholarship News

Rockman Scholarship Winners

The Ilene F. Rockman CARL/ARCL Conference Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce this year’s scholarship winners:  Ginny Barnes and Diego Coaguila.  Ginny and Diego will each receive $500 scholarship to attend the CARL 2020 Conference this year.   

Ginny Barnes is the First-Year Student Success Librarian at California State University, Fresno. She joins the library community in California having completed her MSIS at The University of Texas at Austin this past May. Ginny is passionate about critical pedagogy, active learning, and incorporating zines as learning objects in the classroom. With the collaboration and support of library faculty, staff, student affairs, community groups, and student leadership, she helped facilitate a week-long, student-run voter registration event in the library this past Fall. Throughout the week, students also contributed artwork and creative writing on the theme of civic engagement which will be compiled into a zine and distributed by the Fresno State MFA program's Laureate Lab and Associated Students, Inc. (ASI).

Diego Coaguila is the First Year Experience and Student Success Librarian at Occidental College. He supports a diverse community of incoming students through information literacy and research skills. A background in psychology and activism inform his student-centered and intersectional pedagogical approach. In addition, he is a board member of the Lifelong Information Literacy (LILi) conference and is passionate about the role of librarians as educators and advocates. Diego earned a B.A. in Psychology from California State University, Los Angeles and is excited to graduate with a M.S. in Library and Information Science from San Jose State University this summer.

Please join us to congratulate Ginny and Diego in their accomplishments!

The Ilene F. Rockman CARL/ACRL Conference Scholarship Committee
Celina Lee, Chair
Kaela Casey
Marco Ruiz
Brandee Idleman

 

Newsletter

The Winter 2020 CARL Newsletter is out. You can read it here.

 

SCIL Works 2020

Registration open for SCIL Works 2020

Southern California Instruction Librarians (SCIL) will be hosting SCIL Works on Friday, January 17, 2020. This annual mini-conference offers librarians the opportunity to share their best practices, innovative pedagogy, and creative solutions with colleagues. SCIL Works 2020 will focus on the many ways in which instruction librarians have adapted and bounced back from lesson plans that didn't quite work as expected. 

What: SCIL Works 2020: Disaster Planning: Bouncing back from Instructional Fails
When: Friday January 17, 2020   9am- 1pm
Where: CSU Long Beach, University Library - Room 305

Registration is now open  https://carl.site-ym.com/event/SCILWorks2020 

Ilene F. Rockman CARL/ACRL Conference Scholarship

Call for Submissions

If you are a library school student or an early-career librarian with less than 2 years working in the profession and a CARL member, please consider applying for the Ilene F. Rockman CARL/ACRL Scholarship!

Two candidates will be awarded $500 each to subsidize participation in the CARL 2020 Conference: Embracing Courage, Candor, and Authenticity in Academic Libraries taking place in Costa Mesa, California from April 1-3, 2020.

Applications deadline is Decemeber 8, 2019. More eligibility details and application instructions are available on the CARL website:

http://www.carl-acrl.org/awards/rockman/rockman-application-process.html

Newsletter

The Fall 2019 CARL Newsletter is out. You can read it here.

 

2020 CARL Conference

Call for Proposals

CARL 2020: Embracing courage, candor, and authenticity in academic libraries

April 1-3, 2020, Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa

Submit your proposal here

Libraries have long been a symbol of and a place for learning and inquiry, but also information access, social justice, and safety. In times of uncertainty, the library can provide space for respite and quiet contemplation in addition to inquiry and understanding and challenging knowledge. Librarians, library staff, and administrators need to embrace courage, candor, and authenticity in order to provide intellectual and emotional space for our users. Courage to let your convictions and values drive your practice and action. Candor in telling, and hearing, the truth in a caring and compassionate way. And authenticity to do this purposefully and intentionally.

The CARL 2020 Conference invites librarians to consider how courage, candor, and authenticity can be used in difficult and challenging times to better advocate for our students, faculty, and larger communities. How can our courage and collective strength in truth-telling and speaking truth to power lead to a more inclusive library and university environment? How can greater authenticity assist us in aligning our values with our practice to best move forward as the world changes? How can we move towards an ethic of care, both personally and organizationally, for more equity amongst library employees and for our students?

Topics could include, but are not limited to:

  • Taking audacious risks and learning from failure in the classroom and beyond
  • Centering underrepresented (or misrepresented) pasts and heritages and valuing different ways of knowing
  • Questioning whether our practices have evolved to meet the needs of today’s students
  • Understanding the importance of authenticity and the privilege of being authentic
  • Embracing collective strength to foster change in our libraries, campuses, and the profession
  • Aligning our values and actions in our day-to-day work
  • Pursuing equity in our libraries for users and library workers
  • Creating safe spaces in our libraries for users and employees and fostering academic freedom
  • Looking at our experiences holistically to see the interconnectedness between the personal and the professional

Consider how your functional area fits within this theme as we seek to represent a wide range of functional areas in libraries -- how are the above themes present in our work in technical services, circulation, instruction, reference, outreach, scholarly communications, and more?

We will accept proposals on your research or practice related to the conference theme for the following session types:

  • Pre-Conference Sessions: These 4-hour workshop sessions will provide a research framework for practical activities that engage participants around a topic. Pre-conferences will be scheduled on Wednesday, April 1, 12:30pm-4:30pm. The due date for these proposals will be October 1, 2019. Deadline extended to October 15, 2019.
  • Research into Practice Sessions: These sessions will present original research around the conference theme in a 50-minute session. The due date for these proposals will be October 1, 2019. Deadline extended to October 15, 2019.
  • Engaging in Practice Sessions: This presentation is a 50-minute session that is structured to include audience participation in the form of engaging discussion questions or activities, and have a practical take-away for the attendees. The due date for these proposals will be October 1, 2019. Deadline extended to October 15, 2019.
  • Panel Presentations: These sessions bring together 2-5 presenters into a cohesive conversation intended to engage audience members in a 50-minute session. The due date for these proposals will be October 1, 2019. Deadline extended to October 15, 2019.
  • Poster Sessions: These sessions will be posters on a topic related to the conference theme. The due date for these proposals will be January 15, 2020.
  • Round Table Discussions: These sessions will offer conversation on a current topic in libraries, in a casual, round table setting. The due date for these proposals will be January 15, 2020.
  • Interest Group Showcase: 50-minute session to present on a topic that is related to the conference, and highlight the work of the IG.

Fine Print

All proposals will undergo blind peer-review by volunteer reviewers. Upon receiving the recommendations of the reviewers, the CARL Conference Planning Committee will conduct an equity check to ensure diversity in presenters, institution type, and topics.

All presenters must register and pay for the conference.  All presenters, regardless of session type, will be asked to submit a paper and/or summary of their session to the proceedings.

Important Dates:

June 15, 2019 - Online Submission Form opens

Sept. 3, 2019 - Registration Opens

Deadline extended:
Oct. 15, 2019 - Proposals Due for Pre-Conference, Research into Practice, Engaging in Practice and Panels

Nov. 1, 2019 - Selections Announced

Jan. 15, 2020 - Proposals Due for Posters and Round Table Discussions

Feb. 1, 2020 - Final Program Announced

March 2, 2020 - Early Bird Registration Ends

Submit your proposal here

 

2020 CARL Conference

Save the Date for the next CARL Conference!

CARL 2020: Embracing courage, candor, and authenticity in academic libraries
April 1-3, 2020, Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa

Libraries have long been a symbol of and a place for learning and inquiry, but also information access, social justice, and safety. In times of uncertainty, the library can provide space for respite and quiet contemplation in addition to inquiry and understanding and challenging knowledge. Librarians, library staff, and administrators need to embrace courage, candor, and authenticity in order to provide intellectual and emotional space for our users. Courage to let your convictions and values drive your practice and action. Candor in telling, and hearing, the truth in a caring and compassionate way. And authenticity to do this purposefully and intentionally.

The CARL 2020 Conference invites librarians to consider how courage, candor, and authenticity can be used in difficult and challenging times to better advocate for our students, faculty, and larger communities. How can our courage and collective strength in truth-telling and speaking truth to power lead to a more inclusive library and university environment? How can greater authenticity assist us in aligning our values with our practice to best move forward as the world changes? How can we move towards an ethic of care, both personally and organizationally, for more equity amongst library employees and for our students?

Topics could include, but are not limited to:

  • Taking audacious risks and learning from failure in the classroom and beyond
  • Centering underrepresented (or misrepresented) pasts and heritages and valuing different ways of knowing
  • Questioning whether our practices have evolved to meet the needs of today’s students
  • Understanding the importance of authenticity and the privilege of being authentic
  • Embracing collective strength to foster change in our libraries, campuses, and the profession
  • Aligning our values and actions in our day-to-day work
  • Pursuing equity in our libraries for users and library workers
  • Creating safe spaces in our libraries for users and employees and fostering academic freedom
  • Looking at our experiences holistically to see the interconnectedness between the personal and the professional

Consider how your functional area fits within this theme as we seek to represent a wide range of functional areas in libraries -- how are the above themes present in our work in technical services, circulation, instruction, reference, outreach, scholarly communications, and more?

Watch for the Call for Proposals and Call for Volunteers coming soon!

CARL 2020 Conference Planning Team
Allison Carr, Conference Chair
Lee Adams, CARL President
Joseph Aubele, CARL Membership Director
Talitha Matlin, CARL Past President

 

CARL DIAL-IG Spring Program

Becoming a Leader for Change: Leadership in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

DIAL-IG is hosting its spring program on Friday, May 31st at John F. Kennedy Memorial Library at CSU Los Angeles. This program will feature two concurrent sessions (4 presentations) and a special presentation focusing on conceptual or human skills to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in LIS. A continental breakfast, coffee, and snacks will be provided with conference registration.

Registration - https://www.regonline.com/registration/Checkin.aspx?EventID=2563335

$30 for CARL Members | $45 for Non Members | $15 for students

Schedule: http://carl-acrl.org/ig/dials/2019SpringProgram.html

The objectives of DIAL-IG include promoting an understanding of diverse user groups; advocating for inclusivity, equity and diversity; and fostering values rooted in professional ethics, social justice, cultural competencies, and democratic practice. While the profession has made some progress, we also know that there is much more to be done.

 

CARL UnConference for Community College Libraries

The California Academic & Research Libraries (CARL) is co-hosting an “unconference” program with the Pasadena City College (PCC) Library on Friday, May 24, 2019. We invite you to join us for a lively gathering to discuss community college issues! As an unconference, the attendees will vote on topics to discuss.

As part of the CARL Executive Board, Mario Macías has coordinated this event, in collaboration with PCC’s Librarian Danielle Rapue and Dean Leslie Tirapelle, in order to bridge the networks of CARL and community colleges in California. The program is open to all California Community College (CCC) librarians, paraprofessionals, and MLIS students, but registration is limited to 40 attendees. We hope to sustain a supportive community, online and in-person, even after this event!

Registration: Lunch, coffee, tea, and snacks will be covered by your registration fees.
https://www.regonline.com/CARLaCoCounconference2019

CARL members: $24
Non-members: $26
Students (CARL members): $12

When/Where: Friday, May 24, 2019, 9am - 2pm

CC Building, Room Circadian
Pasadena City College
1570 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena CA 91106

For full details: https://sites.google.com/view/carlacoco

 

Newsletter

The CARL Spring 2019 Newsletter is out. You can read it here.

 

SCILWorks 2019

Join us for our annual SCILWorks 2019 Workshop:
Instruction RX: Prescriptions for Helping Students Overcome Library Anxiety

Southern California Instruction Librarians (SCIL) will be hosting SCIL Works on Friday, February 8, 2019 at CSU Dominguez Hills in Carson, CA. This annual mini-conference offers librarians the opportunity to share their best practices, innovative pedagogy, and creative solutions with colleagues. Our presenters will focus on the many ways in which instruction librarians help students from a variety of backgrounds overcome library anxiety. This conference will focus on how libraries help students overcome library anxiety when it comes to their research endeavors. A light breakfast and coffee will be provided with conference registration.

For more details, see the SCIL Website: http://www.carl-acrl.org/ig/scil/

Newsletter

The CARL Winter 2019 Newsletter is out. You can read it here.

CARL Research Grant

Call for Proposals: CARL Research Grant

Do you need funding for individual or group research? Have an interesting and original research topic that impacts the library field? Are you a current member of CARL?

If you answered “yes” to all three questions, then consider submitting a proposal for the CARL Research Grant. Proposals are due no later than 5pm on Friday, September 28, 2018. Successful grant recipients will be announced by December 2018 and are expected to present on their funded research at the next CARL Conference in 2020.

For more information (eligibility requirements, submission guidelines, etc.), please visit the CARL Research Grant page.

Call for Nominations: CARL 2019 Executive Board Election

According to CARL Bylaws, Article IV, Section 2., every member of CARL has the right to hold any office within the association. To qualify for office, nominees must be CARL and ACRL members. With that, we open the call for nominations (including self-nominations) for the following CARL Offices:

  • North/President-Elect - 3-year term (2 years as Vice-President, followed by 1 year as President, & an optional 4th year as Past President).
  • ACRL Chapters Council Delegate - 3-year term
  • Director-at-large (CSU) - 2-year term
  • Director-at-large (UC) - 2-year term

Officer duties are described in the CARL Bylaws. Elected officers must attend four CARL Board meetings a year, three virtual and one in-person. Newly elected officers will be asked to attend the in-person transitional board meeting in Berkeley, California on Friday, December 7, 2018.

Important Deadlines:

September 4: Please send nominations for the above positions to Lucy Bellamy (lucy.bellamy@gnomon.edu) by this date.

September 12: Candidates should fill out the Statement of Candidacy Form by this date.

Feel free to contact any member of this Committee with questions. We look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you,

2019 - Nominating and Elections Committee

Lee Adams (chair), CSU East Bay (lee.adams@csueastbay.edu)
Lucy Bellamy, Gnomon (lucy.bellamy@gnomon.edu)
Michelle DeMars, CSU Long Beach (michelle.demars@csulb.edu)
Rachel Jaffe, UC Santa Cruz (jaffer@ucsc.edu)
Lana Mariko Wood, CSU East Bay (lana.wood@csueastbay.edu)

Newsletter

The CARL Spring 2018 Newsletter is out. You can read it here.

SCIL Works 2018

Registration is now open for SCIL Works 2018!

Where Virtual Meets Reality: The intersection between instruction and our virtual campus communities

SCIL Works is an annual mini-conference that offers librarians the opportunity to share their best practices, innovative pedagogy, and creative solutions with colleagues.

As libraries continue to move toward and explore all-things-digital, how are instruction librarians meeting the digital and virtual needs of our campus communities? How are we bringing instruction out of the classroom and into virtual spaces? SCIL Works 2018 will focus on the ways in which we bring instruction out of the classroom and into virtual places.

A light breakfast and coffee will be provided with conference registration. Lunch will not be provided, however, attendees are encouraged to continue networking after the event.

Registration: SCIL Works 2018 Registration Page
$30 for CARL Members | $45 for Non Members | $15 for students

Note to students: Do you want to attend SCIL Works for free and win a 1-year registration to CARL? Find out more about our Student 2018 SCIL Works scholarship opportunity; last day to apply February 5th.

When: Friday, February, 23, 2018 from 9:00am to 1:00pm

Where: West Los Angeles College
Heldman Learning Resource Center
9000 Overland Ave.
Culver City, CA 90230

Directions

Parking information:

One-day parking passes are $2 and are on sale at parking dispensers in all of the student/guest lots on campus. These machines do not give change nor accept coins. Please have two single dollar bills.

For more details, see the SCIL Website: http://www.carl-acrl.org/ig/scil/

If you have any questions, please contact SCIL Chair, Amanda Roth a4roth@ucsd.edu.

Registration now open

CARL 2018 Conference

Registration for the CARL 2018 Conference is now open!

Registration fees include all general sessions, opening reception, plenary sessions, and awards luncheon. Preconferences priced separately.

Register here!

Call for proposals now open

CARL 2018 Conference

We are now accepting proposals for the CARL 2018 Conference, on the theme “The Academic Library in Times of Change.” Please visit this page for the submission form, timeline and fine print.

Save the date!

CARL 2018 Conference

April 13-15, 2018
Pullman San Francisco Bay Hotel, Redwood City, California
CARL 2018: The Academic Library in Times of Change

Change is an inevitable and can be a welcome part of our jobs. In this ever-changing landscape, libraries are feeling pressure to provide solutions to many and various challenges: shifts in access to our resources, “evolving” ideas of credibility and authority, increasing threats to our patrons’ civil liberties, a movement to “all-things-digital”, staff/library reorganization, and more. How can libraries rise to the challenges of engaging our students and colleagues, advocating for our communities, and protecting our democracy? The CARL 2018 Conference builds upon the CARL 2016 Conference, “What we talk about when we talk about value…” by asking: How will we, as libraries, navigate change, reassert and use our core values to ground our everyday work, strengthen our advocacy, and buoy our hopes in times of uncertainty?

From a March 2017 article in American Libraries, trends to watch include: entrepreneurship, civic engagement and innovation, school libraries as global educators, sustainability, virtual reality, welcoming communities, accessibility, academic tech focus, and 21st century ethics. What do these trends look like on a more local level, and how can we translate them into the work we do on a day-to-day basis?

Sessions will include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

  • The Library Bill of Rights and the core values of librarianship; issues of equal access, diversity, and inclusion; concerns with intellectual freedom, privacy, and censorship
  • Misinformation, disinformation, and educating users
  • New ways of understanding the user experience to shape library services and programs
  • Open access, OER, scholarly communication, and copyright challenges
  • Resource sharing, consortial practices, shared collections, and discovery systems
  • Changing roles of librarians, and the larger changes in the profession
  • Innovations in acquisitions and technical services: Cataloging, RDA implementation, electronics rights management, demand-driven acquisition, eBooks, and big data/library metrics
  • Collaborative partnerships on- and off-campus

Watch for the Call for Proposals in the next month!

If you have any questions about the conference, please contact the conference planning team:
Allison Carr, Co-Chair, Conference Planning Team
Brena Smith, Co-Chair, Conference Planning Team
Lee Adams, Conference Planning Team
Joseph Aubele, Conference Planning Team

Scholarship News

Congratulations to This Year's Ilene F. Rockman CARL/ACRL Conference Scholarship Winner!

This year’s Ilene F. Rockman CARL/ACRL Conference Scholarship recipient is Essraa Nawar. Ms. Nawar shows great promise in academic librarianship through her work both inside and outside of the library world. In addition to her work as Coordinator of Library Development and Marketing at Chapman’s Leatherby Library, she is also active in creating an “atmosphere of awareness regarding ethnic, gender, and religious diversity across campus through hosting events, exhibits and activities.”

Ms. Nawar’s diverse academic and professional background are critical skills for a 21st century global academic librarian, and the reason for her selection by this year’s committee.

Congratulations Ms. Nawar and to all of this year’s applicants. You are all academic librarian superstars!

2016 CARL Election Results

Please join the CARL Executive Board and the 2016 Nominations and Elections Committee in congratulating the following new board members:

  • Lee Adams (Digital Services Librarian, UC Berkeley) - Vice-President/ President Elect, North
  • Joseph Aubele (Reference & Instructional Librarian, CSU Long Beach) - Membership Director
  • Crystal Goldman (Instruction Coordinator, UC San Diego) - Director-at-Large, UC
  • Maryann Hight (Reference/Instruction Librarian, CSU Stanislaus) - Director-at-Large, CSU

The 2016 Nominations and Elections Committee would like to thank all the candidates for a successful election: Annie Pho (UCLA) and Matthew Conner (UC Davis).

Thanks also to the members of the 2016 Nominations and Elections Committee for identifying excellent candidates and for facilitating the election. Members included: Crystal Goldman (UCSD), Shana Higgins (Redlands University), Megan Kinney (Contra Costa College), Pearl Ly (Skyline College), and Christina Mune (San Jose State University).

2016 CARL Conference Proceedings Now Available

Many thanks to all of our presenters, sponsors, and amazing volunteers that made the 2016 CARL Conference possible. Relive or share with colleagues who were unable to attend some of those conference experiences. The Proceedings are available. Thanks to our presenters for their willingness to share, and to the Proceedings Team for their editorial work.

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