Register Now for the 2016 PALCI Annual Member Meeting

PALCI Annual Member Meeting

June 7-8, 2016 -- Gettysburg, PA

Registration for PALCI's 2016 Member Meeting is now open.  Our Member Meeting will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 7-8, 2016, hosted by our colleagues at Gettysburg College, with meetings at the Wyndham Hotel and Tuesday's reception and dinner at Musselman Library on the Gettysburg College campus.

The theme of this year's Member Meeting is:

Getting to Core: Our Continued Progress on the PALCI Collective Collection


Events Schedule

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

     At the Wyndham Hotel Gettysburg

11a      Board Meeting & Luncheon

2p        Registration & Afternoon Social

3p        Opening Program & PALCI Business Meeting


      At Musselman Library, Gettysburg College

5:45-   Reception & Dinner

   8p             With tours of the Library & Special Collections

                    Featuring a special exhibit of seldom-seen Eisenhower photographs (linked HERE).


Wednesday, June 8, 2016

   At the Wyndham Hotel Gettysburg

8a         Buffet Breakfast

9a         Welcome & Keynote Speaker

                     James O'Donnell, University Librarian, Arizona State University

             Q&A/Small Group Discussions of PALCI Strategy

             Program Wrap-Up -- What's Next for our Deeper Collaboration?

12p       Adjourn

12:30p  Committee Meetings -- To be announced



James O'Donnell, University Librarian at Arizona State University, will be our keynote speaker, focusing on our continuing conversation around the ways we will achieve greater economics of scale and heightened access through collaborative initiatives.  Jim brings extensive insight from his work as a teaching and research faculty member, a university administrator, and now a library dean and will share his perspective on how libraries can and should evolve to remain indispensable in the work of the academy.

Many of you may know Jim has a connection to PALCI Member Institutions as he formerly served on the faculty at Bryn Mawr College and the University of Pennsylvania. Click on his name below to get more information on Jim.


James O'DonnellUniversity Librarian, Arizona State University



Make your hotel reservations for the evening of June 7th through the PALCI event website by clicking the hotel's name below. The PALCI discounted rate is $129/night and is available until the close of business on May 16th.

The Wyndham Gateway Hotel, Gettysburg

95 Presidential Circle

Gettysburg, PA 17325




Registration Fee: $75

Payment is required by credit card via PayPal or check. The registration fee can be refunded for cancellations received by May 31st.

Follow this 2-step process for registering:

1. Register for the PALCI 2016 Member Meeting by completing this form.

             You will receive a confirmation when you submit your completed registration

2. Return to this web page to pay in one of two ways:credit cards via PayPal or check/invoice

  • Pay by PayPal -- if you're paying for someone else, please note their name in the Special Instructions section on PayPal.


For information about activities in Gettysburg, click HERE.