Invitation to Sponsor

The California Academic and Research Libraries (CARL) is the state chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). CARL’s membership includes purchasing influencers and decision makers from 112 community colleges, 23 California State Universities, all 10 University of California campuses, and dozens of independent colleges. CARL also draws attendance from surrounding states, such as Arizona and Nevada.

The CARL Executive Board invites you to review sponsorship opportunities to Network with California academic librarians and gain exposure for your products and services!

Registration for Sponsors and Exhibits is now Open. View our Sponsorship Levels here.

About the Conference

2014 Highlights

Last year’s San Jose conference was very well attended. With a theme of Leadership in Action, the conference:
  • Drew approximately 200 professionals in academic libraries from 88 unique institutions.

  • Featured more than 30 workshops, sessions and keynote speakers from leading higher education thinkers from California.

  • Provided exposure for 18 sponsors in exhibits and workshops.

Previous Conference Materials
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2016 Details

Over 200 attendees are expected to attend the conference in Costa Mesa. This conference is for librarians in college and research libraries. Our attendees include representatives from all the major higher educational systems in California, as well as independent schools and a few out‐of‐state institutions who recognize the conference’s value.

Purchasers and Influencers
Conference attendees are either decision makers or important influencers of purchasers for many of the resources, technologies, consultants, and software used in college and research libraries.

March 31-April 2, 2016
Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Westin South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa
686 Anton Boulevard,
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 540-2500

Exhibition and Vendor Presentation Day
Thursday, March 31

Sponsorship Contact
Annette Marines
(831) 459-3255,

Home Institution of Past Attendees

Academy of Art University
Alliant International University
Beverly Hills Public Library
Biola University
Cabrillo College
California Institute of the Arts
California Lutheran University
California Maritime Academy
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
Cal Poly State University, Pomona
Chabot College
Chaffey College
Charles R. Drew University
Citrus College
Claremont Colleges
Coastline Community College
Cogswell Polytechnical College
College of San Mateo
College of the Canyons
College of the Desert
CSU Channel Islands
CSU Dominguez Hills
CSU East Bay
CSU Fresno
CSU Fullerton
CSU Long Beach
CSU Los Angeles
CSU Monterey Bay
CSU San Bernardino
CSU San Marcos
CSU Stanislaus
Cypress College
Diablo Valley College
Dominican University of California
Drexel University
East Los Angeles College
El Camino College
Folsom Lake College
Golden Gate University
Heald College
Holy Names University
John F. Kennedy University
Laney College
Los Medanos College
Los Positas College
Loyola Marymount University
Mills College
Mission College
Occidental College
Palomar College
Pasadena City College
Patten University
Saint Mary's College of CA
San Diego State University
San Francisco Public Library
San Francisco State University
San Jose State University
Santa Ana College
Santa Clara University
Seminole State College of Florida
Skyline College
Sonoma State University
Touro University
UC Berkeley
UC Davis
UC Irvine
UC Los Angeles
UC Merced
UC Riverside
UC San Diego
UC Santa Barbara
UC Santa Cruz
University of Illinois at Chicago
University of La Verne Law Library
University of Nevada Las Vegas
University of North Texas
University of Redlands
University of San Diego
University of San Francisco
University of Southern California
University of the Pacific
University of Washington - Seattle
West Coast University
West Los Angeles College
Western University of Health Sciences
Westmont College
Whittier College
William Jessup University

2014 Conference Sponors

Note Sponsor Level names have changed.
CARL President's Circle
CARL Navigator
Alexander Street Press
Association for Computing Machinery
Innovative Interfaces, Inc.
SAGE Publications
Taylor & Francis Group
CARL Associate
Annual Reviews
CARL Patron
Chemical Abstracts Service, a division of the American Chemical Society
Edinburgh University Press
IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Oxford University Press
San Jose State University School of Library & Information Science
SCELC: Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium
Wolters Kluwer Health
YBP Library Services
Ilene F. Rockman Scholarship Fund or the CARL Research Award
SAGE Publications