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Join us for the DIAL-IG 2019 Spring Program!

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

  • Event Date: May 31, 2019
  • Event Time: 8:45am - 1:30pm PST
  • Event Location: CSU Los Angeles, John F. Kennedy Memorial Library

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.

Event Registration Fees:
  • CARL Members: $30.00
  • Students: $15.00
  • Non-CARL Members: $45.00

For full schedule:Click here for more information


Call for Proposals: DIAL Spring Program

Submit your proposals for DIAL's spring program by March 15th! Click here for more information

Program information so far:

  • Location: TBD (anticipating Santa Barbara/Los Angeles area)
  • Date: Mid-Late May 2019
  • Cost: TBD (less than $50)

Meet your new Executive Board!

Meet your 2018-2019 Executive Board! Please click here to meet your new executive board!


In order to become a member of DIAL, all you have to do is be a member of CARL. Any CARL member may become a member of DIAL by indicating each year on the CARL application form that DIAL membership is desired and paying the appropriate annual CARL dues. You do NOT have to pay any additional dues to be a DIAL member.

Keep in Touch

All DIAL members shall have the opportunity to subscribe to the DIAL mailing list.This is where upcoming events, discussion topics, and occasional job ads are posted.


If you have questions, please contact our Co-Chairs:

     Tamara Rhodes – tlrhodes {at} ucsd {dot} edu
     Esraa Nawar – nawar {at} chapman {dot} edu

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