Welcome


The Iowa chapter of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ILA/ACRL), rooted both in the Iowa Library Association (ILA) and in ACRL, has a long tradition of active, forward-looking involvement of its members. The association organizes an annual conference in the spring, sponsors sessions at ILA’s fall conference, and publishes a newsletter three times a year as well as an annual directory of Iowa academic and research libraries.

About Us 

The Iowa chapter of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ILA/ACRL), rooted both in the Iowa Library Association (ILA) and in ACRL, has a long tradition of active, forward-looking involvement of its members.

Follow us

Save the Date

ILA/ACRL Spring Conference

Loras College

Dubuque, IA 

May 24-25, 2023

 

This year’s theme is 

Breaking Down Barriers

 

Several hands in many colors raised

Volunteer

ILA/ACRL provides all Chapter members an opportunity to serve on committees and the Executive Board. Sign up to volunteer today! 

 

 

 

  

Nov
28

Election Results

The results of the ILA/ACRL 2022 election are in the books. Seventy-four members voted, which is 57.8% of our membership. It is a pleasure to announce our new officers who will start in 2023: Marissa Krein, Member at Large, Debra Lowman, Secretary/Treasurer, and Lisa Martincik, Vice President/President-Elect. A big congratulations and thank you to these… Continue reading Election Results

Oct
19

Candidates Running for Office 2023

From November 10-17, 2022, ILA/ACRL will hold its 2022 election via electronic ballot sent to each member’s email address. Please read about our candidates for next year’s executive board below and the proposed bylaws changes. Thank you to our candidates who are running for office: Marissa Krein for Member at Large, Debra Lowman for Secretary/Treasurer,… Continue reading Candidates Running for Office 2023

Oct
18

Proposed Bylaws Changes 2022

From November 10-17, 2022, ILA/ACRL will hold its 2022 election via electronic ballot sent to each member’s email address. Please read about our candidates for next year’s executive board and proposed bylaws changes (below). Thank you to our candidates who are running for office: Marissa Krein for Member at Large, Debra Lowman for Secretary/Treasurer, and… Continue reading Proposed Bylaws Changes 2022

Oct
04

2022 Fall ILA Conference Session Suggestions

The 2022 Fall ILA Conference is just over one week away! The conference committee has been busy planning sessions and speakers. Here are some suggested session that may have particular appeal for individuals working in academic libraries: Thursday Concurrent Session 1 Common Ink: The Connection and Process of Art in Libraries Encouraging patron adoption of… Continue reading 2022 Fall ILA Conference Session Suggestions

Aug
15

ILA Fall Conference Scholarship

The Awards Committee of ILA/ACRL announces the availability of a scholarship to attend the ILA Annual Conference, on October 12-14 in Coralville. Please submit the application online, including a 250-word essay describing your interest in the scholarship, and how you believe the scholarship will benefit your professional development. Scholarship winners are selected by the Awards… Continue reading ILA Fall Conference Scholarship

Apr
18

Run For ILA/ACRL Executive Board!

Run For ILA/ACRL Executive Board! Vice President/President-Elect Secretary, and Members-at-large ILA/ACRL provides all Chapter members an opportunity to serve on the Executive Board Find our more information and sign up at: iowaacrl.org/volunteer