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Information on Upcoming Library Conferences

Throughout the year, numerous organizations and associations in the field of librarianship hold conferences for the professionals in the field to come together and share ideas, but spring and summer are often thought of as "conference season" in the library world. . There are many benefits for seasoned librarians, recent library school graduates, and even library students who attend conferences. These conferences are a great way to become involved in the field of librarianship in a meaningful way. They also provide valuable opportunities to develop professional networks with fellow librarians from across the country. Each conference provides participants the chance to share ideas, socialize, hear from the experts, and see the latest products. Recent graduates and people new to the world of librarianship that attend conferences will find extensive opportunities to grow professionally and prepare for their new career.

The following is a list of upcoming conferences from major library organizations, both regional and national:

2010 Upstate New York and Ontario Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference

When: Wednesday, October 13th – Friday, October 15th
Where: Renaissance Syracuse Hotel
1701 East Genesee St.
Syracuse, NY 13210

Eastern New York ACRL Chapter Annual Conference
Title: Creating Opportunity from Crisis: New Models, New Partners

When: Monday, May 24th
Where: Colgate University
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346

2010 SUNYLA Annual Conference

When: Wednesday, June 16th – Friday, June 18th
Where: The College at Brockport
350 New Campus Drive
Brockport, NY 14420

The American Library Association 2010 Annual Conference

When: Thursday, June 24th – Tuesday, June 29th
Where: Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place NW
Washington D.C. 20001
Advance Registration Information

Medical Library Association 2010 Annual Meeting and Exhibition
When: Friday, May 21st – Wednesday, May 26th
Where: Hilton Washington
1919 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington D.C. 20009

Special Libraries Association 2010 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO ()

When: Sunday, June 13th – Wednesday, June 16th
Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70130

Speak, Share, Learn: An UNYSLA Conference & UnConference ()

When: April 23rd
Where: Anderson Gallery, University of Buffalo
1 Martha Jackson Place
Buffalo, NY 14214
Note: The registration details of this conference are not yet available. Keep checking the UNYSLA website for registration information and updates.

Click on the title of the conference for more information and the official website on any of these upcoming conferences.

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