Iowa Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries (Iowa ACRL)

Iowa ACRL Website

Officer Election

Current Iowa ACRL Awards

ILA-ACRL/IPAL 2020 Conference - Unfortunately due to the current health emergency this event has been cancelled
Mind the Gap
May 21-22, 2020
Central College - Pella, IA
ILA-ACRL/IPAL 2019 Conference
ILA-ACRL/IPAL 2019 conference was held Thursday, May 23 and Friday, May 24 at Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rpaids. Our keynote speaker will be Emily Drabinski, Critical Pedagogy Librarian at CUNY, presenting on "Organizing Difference."  Additional conference information is posted to the Iowa ACRL website.

  • To represent the common interests of libraries and library staff in higher education and independent research facilities
  • To enhance library service, user education, and staff development in college and research libraries


  • Sponsor programs at the ILA Annual Conference
  • Conduct special conferences and workshops on topics relevant to the membership
  • Publish a newsletter

Who would benefit from membership?

  • Anyone with an interest in college and research libraries
  • Staff of college and research libraries

 Subdivision Officers

Elizabeth Riordan

Kate Faford-Johnson
Vice President/ President-Elect

Lindsay Healey

Emma Adams
At Large Board Member

Cathy Cranston
At Large Board Member

        Jennifer Smith
        Executive Board Liaison

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