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MLA ’22 begins in 157 days.



MLA '22: Reconnect, Renew, Reflect

Come to New Orleans, Louisianna

Have you missed meeting in-person? MLA '22 is your opportunity to Reconnect with friends and colleagues in person once again. Renew your involvement with MLA and begin to Reflect and celebrate exciting changes to this MLA conference.

New for 2022, in-person attendees will have the option to attend a collection development and resource sharing track, in addition to the traditional MLA conference program of keynotes, contributed content, exhibits, exhibitor presentations, socials and networking events.

Abstract submission for immersion and paper sessions is now closed.
Abstract submission for lightning talks and posters will open in December 2021.


122nd Annual Meeting and Exhibition


New Orleans Convention Center, LA (USA)

Key Dates (2022)*

Wed April 27 - Virtual conference kick-off

Wed May 4 - In-person conference day 1

7am - Welcome events
9am-5pm - Sessions
5-7:30pm - Welcome ceception and opening of Exhibits
7-30pm - Dine-arounds in New Orleans

Thu May 5 - In-person conference day 2

7am-5pm - Sessions, exhibitor presentations, exhibits

Fri May 6 - In-person conference day 3

7am - 2pm - Exhibitor presentations, exhibits
9am-3:30pm - Sessions
3-30pm - Library tours, social outings, exhibitor outings


Hilton Riverside New Orleans

2 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

*schedule subject to change

Open Forum/Official Invitation Recording Available

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You're Invited!

Laissez les bon temps rouler!

Who Should Attend?

  • Medical librarians
  • Informationists
  • Collection development librarians
  • Consumer health librarians
  • Reference librarians
  • Hospital librarians
  • Entry-level librarians
  • First-time attendees
  • Experts in the profession
  • Library directors
  • International librarians
  • Solo librarians

MLA '22 Latest News

Deadline Extension: Submit to MLA ‘22 by October 27

Call for MLA '22 Reviewers