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March 9th, 2018

ACLCP Spring 2018 Conference

High Impact Practices: Conversations About Making a Difference

Red Lion Hotel Harrisburg Hershey, 4751 Lindle Road, Harrisburg, Pa.

Presentations (approximately 15 minutes) and poster sessions requested.

Information on submitting a proposal, along with suggested topics, is available here:

Proposal deadline: February 6, 2018

Questions or comments may be directed to the Programs Committee Chair via e-mail (

Our Spring Conference promises to be a great forum for discussion and many of the suggestions are those you provided at our last meeting. Thank you all for sharing your knowledge and passion to offer more to our students.

Programs Committee Chair:­


  • Ben Hoover (Bucknell University)
  • Lindsay Sakmann (Albright College)
  • Ellen Shenk (State Library of Pennsylvania)
  • Josefine Smith (Shippensburg University)
  • Jennifer Strain (Elizabethtown College)
  • Barb Syvertson (Administrative Assistant, retired from Messiah College)

Past Programs:

The Support Staff Committee merged with the Programs Committee in 2012. For past Support Staff programs, see the Support Staff Workshop Archives.

  • Fall Conference, October 27, 2017. Critical Thinking In an Era of Hyperbole.
  • Spring Conference, April 7, 2017. Misinformation, Fake News and Click Bait--What You Can Do.
  • Fall Conference, October 23, 2015. 50th Anniversary and Member Showcase featuring Access, Collaboration, Learning, Community, Preservation.
  • Spring Conference, April 16, 2015. People and Place: The Evolving Academic Library.
  • Fall Conference, October 10, 2014. The Library as Partner: Building Bridges & Collaborations with Staff, Campus and Community.
  • Spring Conference, April 11, 2014. Speaker: Bryan Alexander, Caught Between Two Waves: Teaching, Technology, and Libraries in 2014.
  • Fall Conference, October 4, 2013. Speaker: Megan Oakleaf, Academic Library Impact: Engaging Stakeholders, Building Partnerships, and Telling the Story.
  • Spring Conference, March 15, 2013. Speakers: Steven J. Bell, Unbundled and Rebooted: Alt-Librarians for Disrupted Higher Ed; Michael Gorman, Service and Stewardship in a Digital Age; and Stacey Aldrich, State Librarian.
  • Copyright Laws and Digital Issues: (April 30, 2010, Spring Conference, Holiday Inn, Grantville, PA) Keynote Speaker, Lolly Gasaway- Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law