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DEADLINE PASSED: The Engaged Librarian: Libraries Partnering with Campus and Community

By sgodbey on May 14, 2014 1:48 PM | Permalink

October 7-9, 2014

Extended Proposal Deadline: May 31, 2014

For more information:

Submit your proposal at

Twenty-first century librarianship has witnessed new forms of cooperation between librarians and the communities they serve. This conference will bring together academics and practitioners, including faculty and graduate students from library schools and iSchools, and academic, public and school librarians. The conference will focus on how collaboration and cross-disciplinary research can create new knowledge and chart a course for partnerships with deep and lasting impact.

The LRS VI Program Planning Committee invites proposals for papers, panels, posters and workshops. We welcome creative contributions from individuals and groups in the following theme areas.

Example themes include, but are not limited to:

DEADLINE PASSED: 2014 PA Forward Information Literacy Summit

By nfawley on May 6, 2014 3:58 PM | Permalink

Call for Proposals for the 2014 PA Forward Information Literacy Summit (#PAFILS14)

Join us at the second annual PA Forward Information Literacy Summit as a presenter! Proposals are now being accepted for breakout sessions.

About the PA Forward Information Literacy Summit

The second annual PA Forward Information Literacy Summit will be held in State College at the Pennsylvania State University on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The theme of the all-day summit is "Building Bridges: Extending the Conversation" and will feature two morning keynote addresses, the first focusing on the “cornerstone tasks” that demonstrate student competency of goals set out in the Model Curriculum for PA School Library Programs, and the second focusing on strategies for implementing the new ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. The Summit is a joint collaboration of the PA Forward Information Literacy Team and the Penn State University Libraries. Librarians and other educators from academic, school, and public libraries are welcome to attend.

Breakout Session Proposal Guidelines

DEADLINE PASSED: Building a Teaching Community, 4th Annual Summer Retreat for Librarians

By nfawley on May 6, 2014 11:22 AM | Permalink

Call for Proposals

Building a Teaching Community

4th Annual Summer Retreat for Librarians

Chapman University – Leatherby Libraries

Orange, California

Friday, July 11, 2014

Join us as a presenter at the upcoming retreat! Proposals are now being accepted for break-out sessions and poster sessions. Please see the specific proposal guidelines below.

About the Retreat

The summer teaching retreat at Chapman University's Leatherby Libraries was created to build community amongst instruction librarians and library school students. The retreat provides unique and practical presentations. Participants have opportunities to share teaching experiences, ideas, and resources during lively break-out sessions as the practices and innovative ideas of librarians are discovered. Ideally, participants leave the retreat with a larger network of resources and contacts, as well as inspiration to creatively expand their library instruction repertoire.

Retreat Participants

DEADLINE PASSED: Innovative Libraries Press

By nfawley on April 14, 2014 10:26 AM | Permalink

This is a call for chapter proposals for a new book aiming to bring those working in learning support services in universities a little closer together, including librarians, learning developers, learning technologists, careers advisors, disability advisors, and everything in between!

To be published by Innovative Libraries Press, the book will be written, edited and published by practitioners for practitioners, to help facilitate collaboration between those working in these increasingly overlapping professions. 

Some of the themes we will be including are:

understanding and aligning differing approaches, frameworks, and priorities across the professions, as well as finding the common ground.
reaching out, networking, identifying and winning over partners to find fruitful collaborations and opportunities.
practical strategies for successful collaborations

However, don’t feel restricted! If you have an idea that doesn’t fit into these themes please do still send us your proposal.

We invite proposals covering the following:
Chapter title


By nfawley on April 4, 2014 2:12 PM | Permalink

Submit your proposal for ACRL 2015

Libraries are living ecosystems that adapt, change and innovate to remain relevant to our users, our institutions, and the broader environment of higher education. Many of our successes and challenges come from shifts within our system: financial, human and other resources interact to generate services, collections and facilities, and these resources must be continuously renewed in order to ensure our future viability. Beyond our borders, however, academic libraries must also interact productively with other interrelated systems including publishers, public policy makers, information technology experts, and more. Academic librarians actively engage with these systems and increasingly challenge them to build a sustainable world that fosters a creative, robust community of information generators and consumers.

DEADLINE PASSED: Call For Chapters: Disaster Management

By nfawley on April 4, 2014 1:45 PM | Permalink


Proposal Submission Deadline: May 30, 2014

Disaster Management and Contingency Planning in Modern Libraries

A book edited by

Emy Decker (AUC-Robert W. Woodruff Library)

Jennifer Townes (AUC-Robert W. Woodruff Library)

To be published by IGI Global:

For release in Advances in Library and Information Science Book series

ISSN: 2326-4136

The Advances in Library and Information Science Book Series aims to expand the body of library science literature by covering a wide range of topics affecting theprofession and field at large. The series also seeks to provide readers with an essential resource for uncovering the latest research in library and information science management, development, and technologies


DEADLINE PASSED: Call For Proposals - Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference

By nfawley on January 16, 2014 10:20 AM | Permalink

Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference

JUNE 11th-14th 2014  Juni na Uni 2014. - Hotel "Opal" Bihać, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Conference website:

Call for Papers

Theme: Embracing relentless change: Information literacy and lifelong learning in a digital age:

For all who are engaged in learning in this information rich society the challenge to achieve information literacy is vital in capitalising on the diverse and often overwhelming range of information choices with which we are continually faced. This is confounded further by the rise of digital and social media tools which doubtless have brought with them some stunning innovations and some colossal challenges. Information Literacy can help us discover, critically evaluate and generate new information to cradle these new diverse digital media