SLA offers members many opportunities for professional development. Participate in online learning programs, certificate programs, the leadership symposium, and the annual conference to stay competitive, expand your knowledge, and learn skills that are critical to job satisfaction and career success.
The goal of the ER&L Conference is to bring together information professionals from libraries and related industries to improve the way we collect, manage, maintain, and make accessible electronic resources in an ever-changing online environment.
The Charleston Conference is an informal annual gathering of librarians, publishers, electronic resource managers, consultants, and vendors of library materials in Charleston, SC, in November, to discuss issues of importance to them all.
The annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists, held in late summer in different cities throughout the country, includes a wide array of informative education sessions, pre-conference workshops, networking opportunities, special events, exhibits, and tours of local repositories.
Provides a venue for reaching across disciplines, institutions, and organizations to learn about common solutions to issues surrounding research data management. Attendees of the summit have multiple opportunities to expand professional networks and acquire practical knowledge and skills that can be applied to their own work and projects.
Free online symposium that brings together critical pedagogy discourse among academic librarians, critical pedagogy scholars, and teaching faculty. This biennial event has been hosted by the University of Arizona Libraries since 2016. CLAPS received a Special Certificate of Recognition and Appreciation from ACRL's Instruction Section in 2019.
Professional association that bridges the gap between information science practice and research. ASIS&T advances the information sciences and similar applications of information technology by helping members build their skills and developing their careers by providing focus, opportunity, and support through training, research, publications, and ongoing education.
The conference is designed to create community and enhance research collaboration. Its purpose is to facilitate discussions of new perspectives, experiences, and innovations in library research design and methodologies.
South Carolina Conference on Information Literacy (SCCIL) aims to inspire and educate information professionals to become effective instructors utilizing pedagogical/andragogical theories, best practices, and teaching strategies to promote academic excellence and lifelong information literate learners.
opportunity for individuals working in all areas of Access Service in libraries to gather information and communicate with other professionals about Circulation, Reserves, Interlibrary Loan, Student Worker Management, Security, Stacks Maintenance, and other topics of interest.
Strives to fill a gap in the academic library professional development landscape by focusing on practical management skills and concrete practices. There is a significant focus in academic libraries on “leadership;” this conference is interested in the practical skills of management that impact the day-to-day work of departments and units within academic libraries.