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ALA Annual 2017

Join us at ALA Annual to celebrate the extraordinary

We believe in the impact of libraries. Librarians and researchers ask the important questions…and find answers that lead to extraordinary outcomes.

From breakfast to happy hour, we’re proud to be hosting events that celebrate the extraordinary impact of libraries in advancing research and learning. Register below for specific events, and be sure to stop by the booth to learn about our newest resources that enable people to change their world.











ProQuest Extraordinary Story Slam Reception at ALA

ProQuest Extraordinary Story Slam Reception at ALA


When: Sunday, June 25 – SOLD OUT
Time: 5:30PM–6:30PM
Where: Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E Wacker Drive, Comisky Room
Presenters: Featuring headliners from the Moth and a cadre of ‘tellers from across North America

Privacy is the Future: The Library's Role as Educator, Defender and Enforcer

Privacy is the Future: The Library's Role as Educator, Defender and Enforcer


When: Saturday, June 24 – SOLD OUT
Time: 7:30AM–8:30AM
Where: McCormick Place, West Building, Room: W196c
Presenter: Daniel Ayala, Director, Global Information Security, ProQuest

Preserving Stories Through Technology: the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive

Preserving Stories Through Technology: USC Shoah Foundation


When: Saturday, June 24
Time: 3:00PM–4:00PM
Where: McCormick Place, West Building, Room: W471a
Presenter: Sam Gustman, Chief Technology Officer, USC Shoah Foundation

Brainstorming Sessions: Connecting Researchers with Historical Collections

Brainstorming Sessions: Connecting Researchers with Historical Collections


When: Saturday, June 24 / Sunday, June 25
Where: McCormick Place, ALA Exhibit Hall, Room: 5348
Presenter: Catherine Johnson, Product Management, ProQuest




Transform Your Library Catalog with Syndetics Unbound

Transform Your Library Catalog with Syndetics Unbound

When: Sunday, June 25
Time: 1:00PM–1:35PM / 1:50PM–2:30PM
Where: Swissotel
Presenter: Tim Spalding, LibraryThing For Libraries

Why DDA is Here to Stay

Why DDA is Here to Stay



When: Sunday, June 25
Time: 3:00PM–4:00PM
Where: Hyatt Regency McCormick, Grant Park/CC 12C
Presenter: Bob Nardini, Vice President, Library Services, Books - Market Development, ProQuest

Visit with Ex Libris at ALA

Visit with Ex Libris at ALA



Stop by the ProQuest booth to say hello to our Ex Libris colleagues, and check out the Ex Libris sessions.

Visit with Alexander Street at ALA

Visit with Alexander Street at ALA


Stop by Alexander Street, a ProQuest Company, booth # 3911 to say hello, and enter for a chance to win a free one-year subscription to our newest Drama collection, Performance Design Archive Online.