Information Literacy Interest Group Annual Meeting

In this meeting, we’ll discuss aspects of Information Literacy that are currently of interest to group members. This year’s most anticipated themes are ChatGPT/AI, Info Lit instruction and assessment, outreach/creating new opportunities for Info Lit, and much more.

Keep an eye on the ILIG Listserv for a link to the meeting. We hope to see you there!

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ALL ACL Prayer

Check the ACL Discussion list for zoom link info. The purpose of this meeting is to collectively gather in prayer for the needs of the members and the organization itself to be bright lights where we are.

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All ACL Prayer

All ACL members are invited to join the online zoom prayer meeting.  Check the ACL membership discussion list for participation details.

More things are wrought by prayer than this world dreams of. (J Hudson Taylor)

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Conference Early Bird Registration Period

Whether you are registering for the in-person conference June 6-8 or for online participation June 26-27, save $15 off your registration costs when you register between March 1-15, 2023!

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Conference Concierge

Do you have questions about the upcoming 2023 ACL Annual Conference hosted by the Cedarville University library staff? Drop in to ask your conference question(s) to a member of the Cedarville library planning team. The Conference FAQ page or emailing are additional conference information resources.

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Management & Supervision Interest Group Meeting

Meeting Purpose: Regular meeting and discussion for the group on topics surrounding management and supervision issues.

Meeting Topic: Hiring, Onboarding, and Training

Membership in this interest group is required for meeting participation. Please check the listserv of this interest group for meeting participation details.

Learn more about the ACL interest groups here.

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Current Library Directors Interest Group Virtual Meeting

The Current Library Directors Interest Group will have its first gathering to review the mission and purpose of this new interest group and to discuss 2023 challenges. Check the interest group communication for meeting participation details.

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Fridays in February Indexing Training with CPI

Want to learn how to index for Christian Periodical Index (CPI), or would you like to brush up your indexing skills? Join CPI Team members for a series of training sessions in February. Sessions will cover descriptive indexing, identification of proper subject headings, and practice indexing. By the end of these sessions, everyone will have completed indexing that will become part of CPI.

Participants will be entered into a drawing for a $50 Amazon gift card once for each live session attended, with the drawing to occur after the third session on February 17.

Participants who attend all three live training sessions will also be eligible for CEU credit. Participants desiring CEU credit must complete and submit an evaluation form by Friday, March 3.

Training dates:

Part 1, Indexing reviews – Friday, February 3, 2-3 pm Eastern/11am-12pm Pacific

Part 2, Indexing articles – Friday, February 10, 2-3 pm Eastern/11 am-12 pm Pacific

Part 3, Hands-on indexing practice – Friday, February 17, 2-3 pm Eastern/11 am-12 pm Pacific


Read or skim Eikon 2:1 (Spring 2020). This open access journal is available at We will be indexing parts of this issue in each session so that by the end of session three we will have completed the entire issue.

Email for more information.

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2023 ACL VIRTUAL Conference

We know that not all can come in person to our Annual ACL Conference (June 6-8) at Cedarville University with budget and time constraints, so we will continue to offer a virtual option for 2023, but at a different time than our in-person event.

What to expect:

  • Two days of 5-6 hours of live broadcast content in primary time zones (e.g. 11 AM EST – 5 PM EST and 8 AM PST – 2 PM PST)
  • Keynote – Dr. Scott Livingston (recorded during the in-person event, broadcasted at a specific time)
  • 2 ACL-PRO Plenary Workshops (recorded during the in-person event, broadcasted at a specific time – opportunity to earn CEUs)
  • Devotions (live – different from the in-person event)
  • Workshops and Live Q & A (presented by librarian colleagues – different workshops from the in-person presentations)
  • Focused networking sessions & virtual meet-up opportunities
  • Included with in-person conference registration
  • Members save $90 on registration

Registration is set to open March 1, 2023.

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