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CFP: Web Archiving and Digital Libraries JCDL 2015

By sgodbey on April 7, 2015 9:01 AM | Permalink

WADL 2015
Web Archiving and Digital Libraries
JCDL 2015 (, Knoxville TN; 6/24-25 Workshop

Submissions (please provide contact and supporting info in <= 1 page):

EasyChair submission page
Due April 18; Notification will be by May 8. Categories are:

  • Poster + lightening talk
  • Demonstration + lightening talk
  • 15 min. meeting/conference report related to WADL, including Q&A
  • 20 min. presentation + 10 min. Q&A
  • 30 min. panel with interactive plenary discussion


This will explore the integration of web archiving and digital libraries, over the complete life cycle: creation/authoring, uploading/publishing in the Web, …

It will cover all topics of interest, including but not limited to:

CFP: Memory and Migration: CAMOC’s 10th anniversary conference

By sgodbey on March 31, 2015 9:56 AM | Permalink

Memory and Migration: CAMOC’s 10th anniversary conference
2-4 September, 2015, Moscow, Russia


We are now accepting proposals for presentations. The deadline is 30 April 2015. Approved proposals will be announced on 30 May 2015.

Details of accommodation, travel grants that may be available and information about our venue, the Museum of Moscow, are on the preliminary conference web site drawn up by our colleagues in Moscow:

CAMOC, ICOM’s International Committee for the Collections and Activities of Museums of Cities was born in Moscow in April 2005 and it is to Moscow we are returning for our anniversary conference hosted by our colleagues at the Museum of Moscow.

CFP: 14th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education

By sgodbey on March 11, 2015 10:10 AM | Permalink

Call for Papers

(For full conference details, visit our website at: )

Submission/Proposal Deadline: August 8th, 2015

(Submit well in advance of the above date to take advantage of our Early Bird Registration Rate. For details:


The 14th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education will be held from January 3rd (Sunday) to January 6th (Wednesday), 2016 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort in Honolulu, Hawaii. Honolulu is located on the island of Oahu. Oahu is often nicknamed "the gathering place". The 2016 Hawaii International Conference on Education will once again be the gathering place for academicians and professionals from Education and related fields from all over the world.

Topic Areas (All Areas of Education are Invited)

·         Academic Advising and Counseling

·         Art Education

·         Adult Education

·         Business Education

·         Counselor Education

DEADLINE PASSED: Call For Proposals: New Directions in Information Fluency Conference

By nfawley on January 21, 2014 8:58 AM | Permalink

New Directions in Information Fluency: A Conference

Our present generation of skilled and accomplished digital natives has a universe of information at its fingertips. But, while millennials can search quickly and productively, they have trouble sifting, sorting, and ranking the results. They lack experience with print archives and the fundamental differences between encountering information digitally and in print. They need help with the research process: everything from presearch to evaluating sources' arguments to integrating sources into their own projects. How can librarians and faculty best teach these higher-level skills in a world of information overload?

Join the ACRL Award-winning Thomas Tredway Library as we explore these provocative and challenging issues in our one-day conference.

The keynote speaker is Sandra Jamieson, Director of Writing Across the Curriculum at Drew University and a principal researcher on the Citation Project (

We welcome presentations on topics including:

new pedagogical approaches to teaching . . .

DEADLINE PASSED: Call For Proposals - 2014 Information Literacy Summit

By nfawley on January 14, 2014 9:31 AM | Permalink

2014 Information Literacy Summit

Into the Next Generation: The Future of Information Literacy

Presented by DePaul University Library and Moraine Valley Community College Library

Friday, April 25, 2014, 8:30am-3:30pm

Located at the Moraine Valley Community College campus

Keynote Address

Trudi Jacobson (University at Albany, SUNY; Chair of ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education Task Force) and Tom Mackey (SUNY Empire State College) will deliver this year’s keynote, “Changing Models, Changing Emphases: The Evolution of Information Literacy.” Their presentation will explore metaliteracy, threshold concepts, empowerment, metacognition, and information literacy in the disciplines

Call for Proposals

DEADLINE PASSED: Call For Proposals - Join us for Extending Our Reach: The Inaugural Colloquium on Academic Libraries & Service Learning

By nfawley on January 14, 2014 9:28 AM | Permalink

Call for proposals - Reminder

Join us for Extending Our Reach: The Inaugural Colloquium on Academic Libraries & Service Learning. The colloquium invites all who are interested in current and potential partnerships between academic librarians, faculty who teach service learning courses and service learning partners. The conference is designed to facilitate the sharing of research, ideas, perspectives and best practices in library engagement with/in academic service learning.  The colloquium will feature a keynote speaker, 30-minute presentations, round table discussions, and poster sessions. The conference will be limited to 75 attendees to facilitate opportunities to network and connect with colleagues in this emerging focus area of librarianship.

The submission form is now live! The deadline for submissions is January 31.

Full call for proposals and submission form:

Maureen Barry

First Year Experience Librarian

Wright State University

3640 Colonel Glenn Highway

228 Dunbar Library

DEADLINE PASSED: Call For Proposals - National Personal Librarian & First Year Experience Library Conference

By nfawley on January 13, 2014 9:30 AM | Permalink

Call for Proposals:

First National Personal Librarian & First Year Experience Library Conference

When: April 7-8, 2014

Where: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

More information:

Proposals are now being accepted for the First National Personal Librarian & First Year Experience Library Conference, a 2-day event focused on all aspects of the first year experience and the personalization of outreach and services for incoming students. The conference will be hosted by the Kelvin Smith Library, Case Western Reserve University.

The inaugural conference will focus on starting library initiatives to support first year students, assessing outcomes of services and resources, and building the collaborative relationships throughout the organization to prepare a holistic approach to student success and retention.

DEADLINE PASSED: Call for Proposals - European Conference on Information Literacy - 20-23 October 2014

By nfawley on January 9, 2014 5:26 PM | Permalink

Dear Colleagues,

We cordially invite you to submit a paper to and participate in the
upcoming European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL 2014), to be
held from 20-23 October 2014, in Dubrovnik, Croatia. ECIL is an
international conference on Information Literacy and Lifelong Learning for
researchers, information professionals, media specialists, educators,
policy makers, employers and all other related parties from around the
world to present state of the art of conference themes and discuss current
issues, challenges, and good practices.

ECIL is co-organized by Zagreb University and Hacettepe University.

Paul G. Zurkowski is the Honorary Chair of the Conference. Conference
committees include over hundred and fifty distinguished experts from over
sixty countries. The language of the Conference is English.

The conference will be composed of several types of contributions, such as
full papers, posters, PechaKucha, best practices, workshops, panels,
invited talks, doctoral forum. Contributions should be submitted by March
16, 2014.

DEADLINE PASSED: Call for proposals - Brick and Click Libraries - 7 November 2014

By nfawley on January 9, 2014 5:24 PM | Permalink

14th Annual Brick and Click Libraries
Friday, November 7, 2014
Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri

Discover:           Connect:          Engage:

"Brick and Click" is a one-day conference of practical relevance to directors, librarians and paraprofessionals supporting traditional and online resources/services for academic library users.  We invite you to submit a presentation proposal.

Presenter Benefits:

+ Presenters receive an opportunity to publish a paper in the conference proceedings and a reduced registration fee ($100). 

+ Presenters can choose between providing a 50 minute session, a 10-minute “Lightning Round” presentation, or can submit both.
    For more information, visit: 

Conference Report from ACRL

By Cory Lampert on April 5, 2007 8:46 AM | Permalink
I returned Monday, a bit run down, from the excitement of the ACRL Conference in Baltimore. This was my first time attending the conference and I found it to be very worthwhile and fun in both programming and in the networking/social opportunities. Here is a summary of the highlights: Thursday: I got an early start and registered in the morning so that I could avoid the rush prior to the Keynote Address and Opening Reception. The keynote speaker, Michael Eric Dyson kicked off a rather rousing afternoon and somehow managed to cover a wide range of social issues AND tie it all into why librarianship is a noble pursuit. It is always fun to see a speaker that is also capable of entertaining, so Dyson's Baptist preaching and hip-hop ad-libbing added a welcome bit of flavor to the presentation. After the presentation, I took a lap through the exhibits, talked to a few very persistant salesmen and had an over-priced glass of bad wine before heading out to a dinner meeting with a vendor. Since this is a summary of highlights, I will mention here that it is worth it to try the Maryland crab cakes, even if you aren't a huge seafood fan. They were great.