Computers in Libraries 2020 has been Postponed.
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Computers in Libraries 2020 has been Postponed! See our Announcement for more information.

The World’s Leading Library Technology and Innovation Conference

Generation Next: Preparing for New Technologies

Computers in Libraries provides a unique, annual opportunity for library and information professionals from all over the world to gather together and discuss the myriad of ways technology continues to impact libraries and the people who use them. Join more than 1,000 of your peers to learn, share, and celebrate the technologies and people that are shaping the future of libraries.

At Computers in Libraries you’ll hear the innovative approaches that the world’s leading libraries are deploying in all types of settings. The next generation of technology and people, Generation Next, will be ushering in new and exciting perspectives, strategies, programs, communities and more in the coming years. From management and funding tips, to serious evaluation of emerging technology and internet revolutions, to furthering our search and organization skills, to creating new positions of influence, this event has it all! No matter what your job role, or what type of library or organization, you’ll find that all of the bases are covered at Computers in Libraries.

You can expect to leave Computers in Libraries with new friends and professional allies and actionable advice and tactics for moving your organization forward. Join us in March in Arlington, VA for this career- and organization-changing opportunity.

Computers in Libraries 2020 offers more networking opportunities than ever before. Register today and get access to these special events!

Featured Speakers 
  • Eric Chan

  • Adam Baumstarck
    Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Limited

  • Pepper
    Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Limited

  • Nicol Turner-Lee
    Brookings Center for Technology Innovation

  • Tim Lloyd

  • Meghan Kowalski
    University of the District of Columbia

  • Brandy McNeil
    The New York Public Library

  • Todd Digby
    University of Florida

  • Amy Vecchione
    Boise State University

  • Brian Pichman
    Evolve Project

  • Cathy Wolford
    The Detroit Area Library Network

  • Deanna West
    The MITRE Corporation

  • Jason Griffey

Top Reasons to Attend

Computers in Libraries has been the number one gathering place for information professionals for more than three decades. Over the past 35 years, attendees, speakers, and sponsors at Computers in Libraries have met once a year to help build, develop, and educate a market. Computers in Libraries continues to be the place to network with your peers and learn from the leaders and innovators in the field. Whether you are from an academic, public, special, school, or government library, you’ll find your niche at Computers in Libraries.

1000+ attendees

Discover the insights, strategies and practices that allow us to push the envelope in expanding the net, managing libraries and digital information, and enhancing the information sharing and learning experience of people in our communities. Network with your peers during interactive events, including special evening programs, receptions, meet ups, birds of a feather lunches, and group dinners, and connect on social media before, during, and after the conference.

150+ speakers

Meet and hear from the leaders in the information industry in all types of environments — they are integrating content and delighting their clients, organizing and managing digital content in creative ways, setting the context for excellence in information utilization in their organizations, revolutionizing the roles of info pros, building strong collaborative communities among their customers and colleagues, and using new technologies in exciting ways.

50+ solutions

Gain access to leading-edge companies in the exhibit hall offering vistors a choice of products covering all aspects of library technology, including web-based products and services, integrated library and information systems, online services, document delivery services, internet software tools, content suppliers, search services, and more.

Who Should Attend

Computers in Libraries is the leading technology conference for library and information professionals, and is focused on giving you practical information and training to apply immediately in your organization. It is a must attend for:

  • Academic, public, corporate, government, special, and school librarians
  • Library directors and executives
  • Information managers
  • Technical managers
  • Researchers
  • System professionals
  • Content managers
  • Information architects and specialists

View a Sample List of Our 2019 Attendees

Tracks & Special Events

WebSearch University

Search experts share their ideas and expertise during this full-day workshop. Come away with a new attitude and new resources and tools for more effective and strategic searching.

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Join us for Internet@Schools, our dedicated two-day track for K-12 professionals focused on the latest ed tech and school library technology trends, tools, and issues.

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Library Leaders Summit Logo

The only conference designed specifically for library directors, CEOs, and CIOs of academic, public, government, and special libraries. The Library Leaders Summit is an intimate forum to problem-solve, discuss, reflect, and network with colleagues.

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CIL Exhibition

Leading-edge companies offering visitors a choice of products in all aspects of library technology will be on display in the Computers in Libraries 2020 exhibit hall. Meet with experts to find the solutions you need for your library or organization.

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Don't Miss These Special Events
  • Websearch University
  • Internet@Schools Track
  • Library Leaders Summit
  • CIL Exhibition