CARL Conferences Goals

  • Provides relevant professional development to library workers at a range of academic institution types and functional areas
  • Fosters knowledge transfer and skill development 
  • Builds professional connections with other librarians throughout California 

CARL 2020 Conference Goals

  • Use courage and collective strength in truth-telling and speaking truth to power to lead to a more inclusive library and university environment
  • Use greater authenticity to assist us in aligning our values with our practice to best move forward as the world changes
  • Move towards an ethic of care, both personally and organizationally, for more equity amongst library employees and for our students
  • Tell the story of libraries holistically and going beyond traditional definitions of “value”