The Academic Library in 2025

Friday, October 15 | 9:00AM–9:50AM | Ballroom C
Session Type: E2010
This session will present the findings of a report ( commissioned by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) which considered the most important trends that will impact libraries over the next 15 years. In addition to immediate and strategically actionable trends, the presentation will also consider outlier/Black Swan trends.


  • Kara Malenfant

    Scholarly Communications and Government Relations Specialist, Association of College and Research Libraries
  • David Staley

    Director of the Humanities Institute and Associate Professor of History, Ohio State University

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