Venue / Lodging

OCLCVenue: The Conference Center at OCLC, 6600 Kilgour Pl, Dublin, OH 43017, USA.

The venue is about 23 miles from Port Columbus International Airport (a 30-40 minute taxi ride) and 17 miles from the Greater Columbus Convention Center (a 20-30 minute taxi ride).  We are exploring coordinating transportation to and from the Convention Center area on August 10th, but if you wish to stay near the meeting site, we suggest you book one of the following hotels at your earliest opportunity.

Lodging [Download information as a PDF file]

OCLC preferred partner hotels – Sonesta ES Suites, Courtyard by Marriott, and Embassy Suites –will extend discounted rates for IFLA WLIC 2016 attendees if, at the time of registration, you specify that you are attending meetings at OCLC and request the OCLC rate. Reservations may be made by calling the hotel direct and requesting the OCLC rate or using the url’s provided in the table below.


Attendees are responsible for hotel arrangements and must make their own hotel reservations.  Information about hotels is also available on the registration webpage.