EMIERT (Ethnic and Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table)

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  • To serve as a source of information on recommended ethnic collections, services, and programs.
  • To organize task forces, institutes, and workshops to carry out the functions of the Round Table as defined in the petition.
  • To develop for Annual conferences forums and symposia programs that deal with the key issues of ethnicity and librarianship.
  • To maintain a liaison with the Office of Library Outreach Services and cooperate with other ALA units, including the caucuses in joint projects for the betterment of outreach services.
  • To disseminate the work of the Round Table through a program of publications

Learn more about EMIERT on the ALA website.

AJL Conference 2023 : The Preliminary Program

  • 1.  AJL Conference 2023 : The Preliminary Program

    Posted Apr 21, 2023 06:33 PM
    Sharing an upcoming virtual conference on diversity. 

    Association of Jewish Libraries

    Digital Conference 2023: A World of Possibilities

    The Preliminary Program Is Now Available!

    The 2023 AJL Conference will feature over 40 sessions by more than 120 presenters from across the United States, Canada, Israel, China, England, France, Germany, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, South Africa, and moreClick here to view the preliminary program. Please check the conference website frequently to view new sessions or other changes to the program. Abstracts for each session and presenter bios will be available next month in Webex Events (formerly Socio), our conference app and website.

    All 2023 conference sessions and meetings will take place on Zoom and will be recorded. Recordings, as well as handouts, will be available to registrants for up to a year after the conference.  

    Our diverse group of librarians, archivists, authors, educators, and scholars will present on:

    • Jewish libraries, archives, and collections around the world
    • Cataloging
    • Book clubs
    • Publishing
    • Stolen and censored materials
    • Understanding early modern imprints
    • Digital Yiddish projects
    • New databases in Jewish music

    and many more topics, including presentations about collection development, school libraries, diversity and inclusion, and award-winning children's and adult literature.

    We can't wait to see you online!


    • Registration is open! The cost of attending the conference is $180 for AJL members, $40 for students (includes AJL membership through 9/30/2024), and $90 for retirees. The cost for non–AJL members is $290. Registration includes all conference sessions and access to the session videos for up to a year.

    • The deadline for conference support and student scholarship applications has been extended to Thursday, May 4, 2023. Visit the conference support page for more information.

    • Visit the AJL Zazzle store for Conference 2023 T-shirts, mugs, notebooks, and more!

    Rachel Kamin and Kathy Bloomfield

    National Conference Co-Chairs

    AJL Conference Committee

    Association of Jewish Libraries Annual Conference 

    June 19–22, 2023

    Quick links:

    Conference Information

    Conference Support


    Conference Registration and Information

    Emily Bergman
    Campus Librarian
    The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
    Los AngelesCA