Library Conference “DEI in Academic Libraries”

About the Library Conference: “DEI in Academic Libraries”

After a nearly three-year hiatus, the 2022 SOCHE Library Conference returns as a virtual event on Friday, April 22, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. This year’s theme is “DEI in Academic Libraries.” Registration will open by Monday, March 7.

More information and the full conference program coming soon!


The SOCHE Library Council calls on librarians, faculty, staff, administrators, and graduate students to submit proposals for this conference that create opportunities for deep discussion and to showcase best practices from Ohio and beyond. The committee will be looking for concurrent proposals that fit within the overall theme of the conference, “DEI in Academic Libraries.” Concurrent sessions will be approximately 45 minutes in length (30-35 min presentation plus a 5-10 min Q&A).

All concurrent session proposals must be submitted online by the due date of Friday, Feb. 4, 2022, via the Google form linked here –

(An offline version of this form is available for those unable to access the link.)

Late and or incomplete submissions will not be considered. You will receive an acceptance email once the Review Committee has approved your submission, which is anticipated to occur during the week of Feb. 21. Contact Mindy Claggett ( with questions.

We are very excited about the 2022 SOCHE Library Conference and thank you in advance for your participation!

Questions? Suggestions?

For more information on SOCHE's conferences and events or to make suggestions, please contact Mindy Claggett at 937.258.8890 ext. 106 or at