Information for attendees


This page is meant to help orient you to some of the most important aspects of our 2020 online events. Need information you aren’t seeing here? Write to us at  and we’ll be happy to help you.

First things first

Here are the important links you need for the DLF Forum in November.

How to watch Sessions

This year, we’re delighted to partner with to share recorded content and materials for all of our conferences, which will become available at designated times all week. Registered attendees should keep an eye on your inbox (and check your spam folders too) for an invitation to login to Aviary during the week of November 3. You will need to register for an Aviary account in order to view all conference presentations.

For any questions about the conferences, please contact

For any technical questions about Aviary, please contact


Watch conference proceedings in Aviary, and chat with fellow attendees about them in the DLF Forum Slack workspace. We’ll email invites to registered attendees during the week of November 3. Within the DLF Forum workspace, there will be session, social, and other channels dedicated to other conference topics

New to Slack? Check out our guide .

Code of conduct

The is committed to creating and supporting inclusive, diverse, and equitable communities of practice. We strive to be a welcoming organization and the focal point for a digital library culture that is anti-oppression, recognizes intersectionalities, and works compassionately across difference. We know that the best problem-solving and critical thinking happens when people with a wide array of experiences and perspectives come together to work in comfort and safety as peers.

We therefore expect participants in the DLF community to help create thoughtful and respectful environments where that interaction can take place.

Please review our prior to joining us at the Forum.

Social & Wellness activities

The guiding focus for this year’s DLF Forum is building community while apart, chosen as a top priority by respondents to our DLF community survey earlier this year. With a mind to building community as well as making the wellness of our event attendees a continued priority, our amazing Community Committee has put together a variety of to help soften the edges in a difficult year.

With Thanks & Acknowledgement

In our efforts to make the 2020 DLF Forum welcoming and accessible, we’re inspired by our community and the initiatives of other conference communities. We are deeply grateful to those who have contributed to our DLF Forum Childcare Fund and we are honored to have spoken to so many conference organizers in sharing advice and information about subsidizing conference childcare. 

We thank the members of our planning committee for their invaluable input on this FAQ page as well as the many conference organizers who have shared their practices online and served as models for us.

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