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CFP: Cataloging & Classification Research Interest Group at ALA Annual 2015

By sgodbey on April 15, 2015 10:18 AM | Permalink

***Call for proposals – deadline Friday, April 24, 2015***
 


The ALCTS CaMMS Cataloging & Classification Research Interest Group is seeking proposals for presentations at its 2015 ALA Annual meeting in San Francisco, CA. The meeting will be held on Sunday, June 28, 2015, from 10:30 am–11:30 am. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:


•       Research on RDA and its impact on end users
•       Research on cataloging of non-book materials in an RDA environment
•       Research on evidence-based decision making for cataloging and classification
•       Research on cataloging using multiple schema, formats, and standards
•       Research, surveys or studies on catalog discovery layers
•       Research on alternatives to the MARC format

Call for Speakers - RSS Discussion Forum in San Francisco

By sgodbey on April 7, 2015 11:20 AM | Permalink

Call for Speakers:

WHAT: 5-minute Lightning Round Presentations at the Reference Services Section (RSS) Discovery Services Committee Discussion Forum

THEME: Examining Discovery Platforms within the New Framework of Information Literacy

WHEN: 2015 ALA Conference in San Francisco on Sunday, June 28th, from 3-4 pm.

MORE INFO: For the forum 15-20 minutes will be reserved for the speakers followed by Q&A and roundtable discussions. Each table will discuss their ideas related to the talks and their experiences with information literacy and discovery platforms.

This discussion forum will explore the innovative ways that librarians have used Discovery Tools for information literacy and pose possibilities for the future. As the new Information Literacy Framework is unrolled, this forum will consider how instruction overviews of discovery tools have changed or may change in the future. Presenters will briefly explain how they have updated their instructional presentations of discovery tools over time. Participants are encouraged to discuss these topics further details and add their own insight.

CFP: Charleston Conference 2015 Preconferences

By sgodbey on March 31, 2015 9:49 AM | Permalink

Call for Preconferences: Charleston Conference 2015

Deadline for proposals is Wednesday, April 30, 2015.

Call URL: http://www.katina.info/conference/participate/call-preconferences/

Preconference Guidelines:

1) The main focus of the Charleston Conference is the acquisition and leasing of library materials of all types, budget issues, licensing, personnel, marketing, publicity, providing access. As well, we encourage sessions on digital scholarship, end users, entrepreneurship, innovation and professional development. We like new ideas or approaches and especially those that accentuate the practical However, sessions that are product-oriented or that are presented by a single company/publisher/vendor will not be accepted.

CFP: ALA Annual 2015 Panel - LITA Heads of Library Technology

By sgodbey on March 24, 2015 9:43 AM | Permalink

The LITA Heads of Library Technology (HoLT)  Interest Group seeks 3 – 4 panelist to join the presentation at ALA Annual 2015.

When: Saturday, June 27, 2015 1:00 to 2:30 pm
Where: San Francisco, Room TBD


Presentation Title: Data-Driven Libraries: Capturing Users’ Behavior across Library Platforms

Presentation Description: Libraries are seeking solutions to track how patrons interact with libraries web resources to build data-driven services. The hard part is trying to capture users’ interaction across platforms (library discovery interface, library catalogs, subject databases, and others like social media).

The LITA HoLT interest group will assemble a panel to discuss technologies and best practices to capture user’s interaction with web platforms, visualize the data in various ways.

Physical attendance is required for the presentation and/or attendance at ALA Annual 2015.

Deadline for proposal submission is March 30th, 2015.

Please submit proposals via the form   http://goo.gl/forms/Z2ISq1xyI7

CFP: Internet Librarian International 2015

By sgodbey on March 24, 2015 9:40 AM | Permalink

Internet Librarian International 2015

October 20-21, 2015
London, United Kingdom

Dynamic disruption: transforming the library
Conference URL: http://www.internet-librarian.com/2015/

Information Today invites you to submit your presentation ideas for this year’s Internet Librarian International (ILI) – the fast-growing innovation and technology conference that attracts hundreds of global library and information professionals each year.

We are seeking innovative case studies and discussions on the ideas, strategies and practical implementations that are helping you make a difference to your organisations, clients and communities.

ILI is all about the exchange of ideas, knowledge and experience and this year we will also be exploring the ‘big questions’ which challenge libraries and information professionals – who are we, and what are we for?

CFP: Cataloging & Classification Research IG at ALA Annual 2015

By sgodbey on March 24, 2015 9:25 AM | Permalink

***Call for proposals – deadline Friday, April 24, 2015***
 


The ALCTS CaMMS Cataloging & Classification Research Interest Group is seeking proposals for presentations at its 2015 ALA Annual meeting in San Francisco, CA. The meeting will be held on Sunday, June 28, 2015, from 10:30 am–11:30 am. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

•       Research on RDA and its impact on end users

•       Research on cataloging of non-book materials in an RDA environment

•       Research on evidence-based decision making for cataloging and classification

•       Research on cataloging using multiple schema, formats, and standards

•       Research, surveys or studies on catalog discovery layers

•       Research on alternatives to the MARC format

Full presentations should be about 15 minutes long. Audience questions and discussion will be encouraged after the presentations. Brief 5 to 10 minute summaries of less extensive projects or research in progress will also be considered.


Email proposals by Friday, April 24 to Rachel Jaffe (jaffer@ucsc.edu).

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 http://bit.ly/lita-2015-proposal  by February 28,
2015.

Presentations that incorporate audience participation are encouraged.

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: http://www.librarypublishing.org/events/lpforum15

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.

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:http://connect.ala.org/node/210160 (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: https://ala2015.wingateweb.com/portal/ssoCfp.ww).