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ALA Convention

With one more day to register for the early bird special ($95 for the full convention), I’m wondering if I really ought to go to the big ALA convention in Chicago this summer. I do get a discount (a normal person, reserving in advance but not before 3/6, would pay $215), but it’s still a bit expensive for a grad student. I was hoping I could volunteer, but I can’t seem to find any options for that.

Is this conference worth the effort? Will it be what the ALA promises? Or is this one of those things you only go to if your employer tells you to?


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