The purpose of this paper is to provide a flavor of the content of the American Library Association Annual Conference held in Chicago in July 2009.
This is a first time conference attendee's description of the issues, content, networking, speakers and participants of this conference. The future and purpose of libraries are discussed.
This major conference covered many topical issues and themes that are applicable to librarians, information professionals, and library students internationally. It facilitated many valuable networking opportunities.
The paper is a conference report of value to librarians and information professionals, as the variety of themes apply to the various aspects of the library and information professions and education.
Fran Daley, M. (2010), "American Library Association Conference 2009: Encounters with library Literati, Glitterati,
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