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CFP: Library Publishing Forum

By sgodbey on November 5, 2014 1:39 PM | Permalink

Date: March 29-30, 2015
Location: Portland State University, Portland, Oregon
Conference Website:

We are pleased to announce the second annual Library Publishing Forum and issue a call for presentation proposals. This year’s theme is Creating and Supporting Sustainable Publishing Programs and we invite proposals for a variety of formats and relevant topics.  For further details, please see this website. Proposals are due December 31, 2014.

CFP - WILU 2015

By nfawley on November 4, 2014 1:46 PM | Permalink

The Workshop for Instruction in Library Use (WILU) Program Committee is pleased
to invite proposals to be considered at WILU 2015, June 15-17, to be held at
Memorial University in beautiful St. John’s, NL.
The theme for WILU 2015 is Sea Change: Transforming Learning.
We invite proposals that are inspired in various ways by the ideas of growth,
change, and transformation; that bring us together to explore changes that we
have either experienced or inspired, and to examine the transformations that
are taking place around us.
The deadline for proposals is Monday, December 1, 2014. Please submit your
proposals through our website at
We look forward to seeing you in St. John’s in June 2015! Note: there is a
direct flight to St. John’s, NL, from Newark Airport, and easy connections to
St. John’s via Toronto, Montreal and Halifax.

CFP - CAPAL15 Academic Librarianship and Critical Practice

By nfawley on September 17, 2014 3:12 PM | Permalink

We are pleased to announce the Call for Proposals (CFP) for CAPAL15: Academic Librarianship and Critical Practice, the second annual conference of the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL), which will be held May 31-June 2, 2015 as part of Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences 2015 in Ottawa, Ontario, which lies in unceded Algonquin territory.

The conference theme, critical practice, speaks to the intersection of academic librarianship with purposeful critical reflection on the dominant ways of thinking, speaking, and acting that characterize our profession. We envision elaboration of this theme through conversations about professional issues, civic engagement, theory, and day-to-day practice, and invite broad participation from all those with an interest in fostering critical inquiry in all aspects of academic librarianship. For a full description of the theme and list of potential topics, please see the CFP online at

The deadline for proposals is December 8, 2014.

CFP - RUSA Research and Statistics Committee

By nfawley on September 16, 2014 11:16 AM | Permalink


The Research and Statistics Committee of the Reference Services Section of RUSA invites the submission of research projects for presentation at the 21st Reference Research Forum at the 2015 American Library Association Annual Conference in San Francisco, CA.

The Reference Research Forum continues to be one of the most popular and valuable programs during the ALA Annual Conference, where attendees can learn about notable research projects conducted in the broad area of reference services such as user behavior, electronic services, reference effectiveness and assessment, and organizational structure and personnel. All researchers, including reference practitioners from all types of libraries, library school faculty and students, and other interested individuals, are encouraged to submit a proposal.

For examples of projects presented at past Forums, please see the Committee’s website: