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feb2014

DEADLINE PASSED: Call For Proposals - Connecticut Information Literacy Conference

By nfawley on February 19, 2014 9:57 AM | Permalink

Save the Date / Call for Proposals!

Our New Frontier: Metaliteracy, Threshold Concepts, New Standards,
and Other Wild Ideas

2014 Connecticut Information Literacy Conference
Friday, June 13, 2014
Manchester Community College
Manchester, Connecticut
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Today’s information literacy landscape can certainly feel like uncharted territory. Lifelong learners require skills in a wide range of literacies including digital, media, and visual. How will these multiple literacies transform the ways in which we interact with students both inside and outside the classroom? What will changing ACRL standards mean to existing information literacy programs? Join library colleagues, faculty members, and other trail blazers from across Connecticut and beyond in discussing how to stake claims in this vast new world of information literacy.

Call for Proposals now through February 28, 2014!

DEADLINE PASSED: Call For Proposals - LRRT Research Forums

By nfawley on February 12, 2014 4:38 PM | Permalink

Call for Presentation Proposals

2014 Library Research Round Table Forums at

ALA Annual Conference,

Las Vegas, NV

The Library Research Round Table (LRRT) will sponsor two Research Forums at the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Las Vegas, NV (June 26-July 1, 2014). The LRRT Forums are a set of programs at the ALA Annual Conference featuring presentations of LIS research, in progress or completed, followed by discussion. One of the forums is broad in scope and one is on a more specific topic. The forums are:

Research: Data-Driven Decision-Making

DEADLINE PASSED: ARLIS/NA 42nd Annual Conference: Call for Emerging Technology Forum Presenters

By sgodbey on February 10, 2014 11:24 AM | Permalink

ARLIS/NA 42nd Annual Conference: Call for Emerging Technology Forum Presenters

The Conference Program Committee, the Professional Development Committee, and the Art Library Students & New ARLIS Professionals Section (ArLiSNAP) are pleased to announce that the Emerging Technology Forum will be featured again in Washington. The session will be held on Saturday, May 3, from 2:30 until 4:30 pm at the Grand Hyatt.


The Emerging Technology Forum will feature presenters sharing their knowledge of cutting-edge technologies through hands-on demonstrations at technology stations and brief presentations. PLEASE NOTE: The Forum will be held concurrently with the exhibits and the poster sessions.

Have you harnessed a technology tool to make your job more efficient, your teaching more effective, or your collections more accessible? Consider sharing your expertise and experience with your fellow conference attendees.

Submission deadline: Friday, February 21, 2014

DEADLINE PASSED: Call For Proposals - New Voices in the Profession (ARLIS)

By nfawley on January 22, 2014 1:49 PM | Permalink

Paper proposals for the New Voices in the Profession session at the 2014 ARLIS-NA conference in Washington, D.C. are now being accepted!

New Voices in the Profession showcases exceptional academic work by students and new professionals (under 5 years post MLS). Paper topics should relate strongly to Art and/or Visual Resources Librarianship, but also digital library projects, archives, library instruction, reference and the changing nature of libraries, among other topics. Paper topics that relate to the conference theme “Art + Politics” will be given special consideration.

To see papers presented in past sessions, please view Conference Proceedings from previous years on the ARLIS website (http://www.arlisna.org/news/conferences/conf_index.html). Papers will be selected by representatives from ArLiSNAP, the ARLIS/NA Professional Development Committee and the Washington, D.C. Conference Program co-chairs.

If interested, please submit the following to Kim Detterbeck at kimberly.detterbeck@purchase.edu by February 19, 2014:

DEADLINE PASSED: Call For Proposals - EBSS Research Poster Forum

By nfawley on January 22, 2014 1:25 PM | Permalink

EBSS RESEARCH FORUM – Call for Proposals

The Education and Behavioral Sciences Section Research Committee is holding its 8th Annual Research Poster Forum during the ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The Research Forum and reception follows the announcement and speech of the 2014 award winner for APA Excellence in Librarianship, and will take place on the afternoon of Saturday June 28, 2014.

The Forum seeks to provide beginning and established researchers an opportunity to present research in progress, receive collaborative feedback on their work and recommendations for future publishing.  Research / Posters will be simultaneously presented and discussed in small informal groups.   Attendees at the forum will find an arena for discussion and networking with their colleagues interested in research related issues and trends in the profession.  The committee will use a blind review process. 

Proposals are due February 14, 2014.

SELECTION CRITERIA

Proposals will be evaluated based on the extent to which they:

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 (http://site.citationproject.net/).

We welcome presentations on topics including:


new pedagogical approaches to teaching . . .

DEADLINE PASSED: Call For Articles - Archives of American Art Journal

By nfawley on January 13, 2014 9:44 AM | Permalink

The Archives of American Art is delighted to announce that the Archives of American Art Journal is moving to a peer-review system starting December 2013. For a debut issue to appear October 20014 we are reposting our invitation to scholars to submit either critical research essays of up to 4,000-5,000 words (including endnotes); or short texts of up to 1,500 words (including endnotes) highlighting new acquisitions or noting     discoveries in the Archives’ collections.

Background: