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CFP: 2015 LITA Forum

By sgodbey on February 18, 2015 9:30 AM | Permalink

The 2015 LITA Forum Committee seeks proposals for excellent pre-conferences,
concurrent sessions, and poster sessions for the 18th annual Forum of the
Library Information and Technology Association, to be held in Minneapolis
Minnesota, November 12-15, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. This year
will feature additional programming in collaboration with LLAMA, the Library
Leadership & Management Association.

Proposals may cover projects, plans, ideas, or recent discoveries. We accept
proposals on any aspect of library and information technology. **The committee
particularly invites submissions from first time presenters, library school
students, and individuals from diverse backgrounds.**  My first professional
library conference was a LITA Forum--it was a great environment to meet other
professionals and share our research/projects!

Submit your proposal through  by February 28,

Presentations that incorporate audience participation are encouraged.

CFP: 2015 EBSS Research Forum

By sgodbey on January 22, 2015 9:48 AM | Permalink

The Education and Behavioral Sciences Section Research Committee is holding its
9th Annual Research Poster Forum during the ALA Annual Conference in San
Francisco, California.  The Research Forum and reception follows the
announcement and speech of the 2015 award winner for APA Excellence in
Librarianship, and will take place on the afternoon of Saturday June 27, 2015.

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 13, 2015.

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

CFP: CCLI 2015 Poster Session

By sgodbey on January 22, 2015 9:46 AM | Permalink

CCLI 2015: Teaching and Reaching Your Students in Environments of Rapid Change

POSTER PROPOSAL DEADLINE: Extended to Friday, February 27, 2015
CONFERENCE DATE: Friday, April 17, 2015

California Conference on Library Instruction is a one-day conference held in
lovely Northern California. This year’s annual program, co-sponsored by the
Sonoma State University Library, will be held on campus in the Cooperage on
Friday, April  17, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This year’s CCLI
program, “Teaching and Reaching Your Students in Environments of Rapid
Change,” will explore new and practical ways to craft innovative experiences
for learners. Think about the buzz words of today: maker, hack, design, engage,
community, framework, scalable, ethical, sustainable. These are some of the
ways librarians are working with library instruction.

CFP - Concordia University Libraries' Research Forum

By nfawley on January 8, 2015 11:48 AM | Permalink

Proposals are now being accepted for Concordia University Libraries' 13th Annual Research Forum, in the beautiful city of Montreal.  This year's Research Forum will be held on Friday, April 10th, 2015, at the Loyola Jesuit Hall and Conference Centre.

The Research Forum provides an opportunity for librarians, archivists, graduate students, teaching faculty, and information professionals to describe and promote their completed or in-progress research, practical case studies or projects. The Forum also provides a venue for researchers to seek suggestions for enhancing their research interests, to identify potential new partners for projects, to test the effectiveness of their undertakings, and to promote research in academic libraries.

This year’s keynote speaker is Andrew Piper, Associate Professor of German and European Literature, associate member of the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University, and author of Book Was There: Reading in Electronic Times.

Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals: ALA Annual Poster Session (San Francisco 2015)

By sgodbey on November 5, 2014 1:37 PM | Permalink

Share your best ideas and work with the national library community by presenting a poster session at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco!

The poster session committee encourages submissions from all types of libraries and on any topic relevant to librarianship. Submissions may include a description of an innovative library program; an analysis of a solution to a problem; a report of a research study; or any other presentation that would benefit the larger library community.

Poster session participants place materials such as pictures, data, graphs, diagrams and narrative text on boards that are usually 4 x 8 feet. During their assigned 1½ hour time periods, participants informally discuss their presentations with conference attendees. Titles/abstracts from previous years are available on ALA Connect: (note that this site is only serving as an archive for previous Annual Conference poster sessions – for information on this year's posters, go to: