Please note the change in eligibility requirements for IRDL 2020 and onward. To be eligible as an Institute Scholar:

  • You must have already completed a graduate program in library and information studies or equivalent (completed by May 2019, or earlier).
  • You must be employed in a professional position as an academic or research librarian in the United States or Canada. The position may be full or part time, time-limited or permanent. Persons in residency programs are eligible for IRDL.
  • You must be able to attend the entire summer workshop, arriving in Los Angeles, CA on June 6, 2020, departing June 14, 2020.