Registration open for ACRL/LLAMA Spring Virtual Institute

Registration is now open for the ACRL/LLAMA Spring Virtual Institute, “Doing Well by Doing Good”: Entrepreneurial Leadership for Librarians.” The institute will explore different models and aspects of leadership and management and their impact on academic librarianship in today’s challenged and flat economic environments.

The ACRL/LLAMA Spring Virtual Institute will be held April 21-22, 2010.  The institute’s online community will provide an environment in which groups of participants, both small and large, can gather electronically to learn, collaborate, and network.  The conference will offer both synchronous and asynchronous sessions and programs will be archived for viewing on-demand for one year after the institute.

Webcasts (Synchronous): Webcasts (Synchronous): Interactive webcasts are offered in live and participants can interact with webcast presenters in real-time.  The webcast schedule and complete program descriptions are online at 
Online Poster Sessions (Asynchronous): Online poster sessions include voice narration along with each slide.  Poster sessions are asynchronous so you view them on demand, on your own schedule.  The complete poster session descriptions are online at 

All tools used as part of the Spring Virtual Institute are designed to work with both PC and Macintosh computers, at dial-up Internet connections or higher.

Registration materials are online at
Registration Fees:
ACRL member $135
LLAMA member $135
ALA Member $185
Nonmember $235
Full-time student, currently enrolled $95
Group registration, 3-5 at one institution $295
Group registration, 6-9 individuals or more at one institution $595
Group registration, 10+ individuals or more at one institution $995
Group registration, additional site license $25
Group rates: The institute will take place in an interactive, online classroom environment with one user/one login.  A group registration allows an institution to project the institute to participants in the same location.  You can purchase an additional site license(s) for $25 if you want multiple log-ins for your institution.
Registration is open through April 19, 2010.

Contact Margot Conahan at or call 312-280-2522.
ACRL is a division of the American Library Association, representing nearly 13,000 academic and research librarians and interested individuals. ACRL is the only individual membership organization in North America that develops programs, products and services to meet the unique needs of academic and research librarians.  Its initiatives enable the higher education community to understand the role that academic libraries play in the teaching, learning and research environments.

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