Hey Code4Lib,

I've been to The Collective multiple times and it's great, kinda like Code4Lib in the way that I always feel welcomed and walk away learning a lot.

Positive & inclusive atmosphere? Check.

Hands-on sessions without extra "workshop" fees? Check.

A rigorous and transparent content selection process? Check.

Questioning traditional ways of doing things? Abso-freakin'-lutely.

Dope swag bags? Yep, they've got those too.

The Collective puts on a fun and affordable conference that won't leave you asleep in your chair by the afternoon.

Don't believe me? Check out five years of data<> to back up the claim!

Check out the sessions<>, open calls<> for session collaborators, sign up for your spot<>, and get ready to roll for initiative<>!

If you have any questions feel free to message me on or off list.


Evan Barber

Information Technology Technical Associate

Brookens Library

University of Illinois Springfield


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