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CFP: ACRL Preconferences @ 2016 ALA Annual Conference

By sgodbey on March 31, 2015 9:53 AM | Permalink

Share your knowledge with a national audience.  ACRL invites proposal submissions for half-day or full-day preconferences to be held prior to the 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, FL.  Submissions will be accepted through Friday, April 24, 2015.


Preconferences should allow participants to develop skills related to a specific topic and should focus on interactive learning using a variety of presentation styles.  Preconferences can be either half or full day sessions.  Programs that offer practical tips and cutting-edge techniques are especially encouraged.  Proposals should explicitly outline activities that will be incorporated during the session to enable attendees to achieve the session’s learning outcomes.
Presentation date and location

2015 ALA Annual Conference Preconferences will be held on Friday, June 24, 2016 in Orlando, Florida.
Terms of presentation

ACRL typically offers reimbursement for one night's lodging (up to $200) and one day per diem for preconference presenters.

How to submit your proposal

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: