The deadline for Paper Proposals wanted for the ACRL Science and Technology Section (STS) Research Forum, ALA Annual Conference New Orleans, 2006 has been extended through Friday, February 24th. Review of submissions will begin immediately and successful submitters will be notified by March 6th.
The ACRL Science and Technology Section's (STS) Research Committee invites submission of abstracts of research papers to be given at the STS Forum for Science & Technology Library Research on Sunday, June 25, 2006, from 4:00-6:00 pm at the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA. The Research Forum provides an excellent opportunity to share recent research addressing issues in science and technology librarianship in its broadest sense. Two proposals will be selected through a blind review process on the basis of timeliness, evidence of scholarship, and relevance to science and technology librarianship.
ABSTRACT: An abstract not exceeding 250 words should convey the title and purpose of the project, its scope, methodology, conclusions, and relevance to science and technology librarianship. Priority will be given to papers that indicate research analyses, either quantitative or qualitative. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS: February 24, 2006. The STS Research Committee will select papers for the New Orleans session through a blind
review process on the basis of timeliness, thoughtfulness, and relevance to sci/tech librarianship.
PAPERS: Acceptance of proposals reflects a commitment by the author(s) to provide presentations of no longer than 30 minutes at the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans.
SUBMISSIONS: Abstracts should be submitted via e-mail to Karen Grigg at grigg012.mc.duke.edu
, Co-Chair of the STS Research Committee. Be sure to include your name, institution, phone, fax, and e-mail address. STS Research Committee and STS Program Planning Committee Contacts for STS Research Committee questions:
Senior Assistant Librarian, Reference Department
University of Delaware
Karen Stanley Grigg
Head, Collection Development and Electronic Resources
Duke University Medical Center Library