September Professional Development Opportunities

Greetings Iowa ACRL Members,

Here are some professional development opportunities coming up in September.

Preserve This

Reference & User Services Association (RUSA) 

Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) 

OCLC Webinars

Core webinars



NNLM Training

Library Juice Academy (Courses begin the first Monday of each month (with a few exceptions)).

Fall Semester Schedule for Town Hall Meetings

ILA/ACRL Fall Town Halls

ILA/ACRL Town Hall Meetings have been scheduled for the fall 2023 semester via Zoom. You are invited to attend the meetings for discussions on different topics.

  • Town Hall Meeting, Thursday, September 7, 2023 from 10:00 to 10:50 a.m., Topic: Informal Conversations
  • Town Hall Meeting, Wednesday, October 4, 2023 from 1:00 to 1:50 p.m., Topic: ILA Fall Conference
  • Town Hall Meeting, Thursday, November 2, 2023 from 10:00 to 10:50 a.m., Topic: TBD
  • Town Hall Meeting, Wednesday, December 6, 2023 from 1:00 to 1:50 p.m., Topic: TBD


Watch your inbox for Zoom links.

Ellen Neuhaus

on behalf of the ILA/ACRL Electronic Communication Committee [Jenny Parker (chair), Claire Bowling, Ellen Neuhaus, and Sarah Young]

New ILA/ACRL Listserv Email Address


ILA/ACRL Listserv change!

Hello ILA/ACRL members,
Beginning 8/24/23 there will be a new procedure for sending out an email to the ILA/ACRL listserv. Please see the information below, which is also posted on the website

ILA/ACRL members are automatically added to the listserv. To post to the list, send an email message to To successfully send, you must be a current ILA/ACRL member, and be sending from the email address that you provided when you renewed your ILA/ACRL membership (or joined). If you have any questions about the listserv, please contact

Fall Conference Scholarship

Happy Fall Semester!

The Awards Committee of ILA/ACRL invites applications for the Fall Conference Scholarship. You can see the application requirements and submission form here. Submissions are due September 22, 2023, and the winner will be notified by September 30, 2023.

You can read more about the 2023 ILA Annual Conference here.

We hope to see you in Dubuque in October.

On behalf of the Awards Committee
(Amandajean Nolte, Damien Ihrig, Anna Schmall, Cara Stone)