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Top Ten Reasons to Join ACRL-OR

  1. Advance your career. Run for the board or volunteer to help with events, membership looks great on your vita and may positively affect hiring, performance reviews, and promotions.
  2. Join a community. Membership puts you in touch with academic library colleagues around Oregon (and Washington)!
  3. Get involved. Enrich your membership by presenting at our fall conference or, better yet, run for a board position!
  4. Be heard. Think globally, act locally: ACRL-OR is your link to the national organization.
  5. Get the news. Get advanced notice of e-learning workshops, conference programming, and conference and event registrations.
  6. Participate in events. ACRL-OR co-hosts a dynamite conference every fall in addition to sponsoring high-impact events at the OLA annual conference and virtual learning opportunities throughout the year.
  7. Save money. Members are eligible for registration discounts on the fall conference and are invited to attend other sponsored learning opportunities at low or no cost.
  8. Stay informed. Through the ACRL-OR blog and sponsored events, you will always be in touch with the issues most important to your colleagues.
  9. Apply for scholarships. Members are encouraged to apply for a variety of scholarships to promote collaborative work, professional development, and fall conference registration.
  10. Advocate for academic libraries! We’ve got your back. ACRL-OR advocates for all types of libraries and librarians—community colleges, private colleges and universities, public universities, and even K–12 libraries. Strengthen the voice of academic libraries just by being a member!

Note: Joining ACRL-OR does NOT grant you membership to ACRL-National. To join the national organization, enroll here.

Questions? Get in touch with us!