Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Call for Proposals: NASIG Continuing Education Committee

Call for Proposals: NASIG Continuing Education Committee

NASIG Continuing Education Committee
Call for Ideas and Proposals for 2007

The NASIG Continuing Education Committee (CEC) needs your ideas and
proposals for the continuing education programming for 2007. The CEC
is charged to provide high quality programs that can be offered on a
regional basis to NASIG members and potential members in all parts of
North America. Our goal is to provide a range and variety of
programming to meet the needs of as many segments of the serials
community as possible.

In this ever-more digital and networked environment, we are
particularly interested in the areas of electronic resources. We are
especially interested in:

- Bibliographic control, strategies, and practices

- Collection development for digital resources

- Communication and collaboration between librarians, publishers,
content providers, subscription agents, etc.

- Emerging standards for electronic resource management

- Institutional repositories

- License negotiation skills (for librarians and content providers)

- Mapping license language for electronic resource management

- Serials acquisitions

- Serials management in public and/or special libraries

- Statistics and assessment

- Technology trends

- User-centered services, such as integration with course management

In addition to these suggested topics, the committee welcomes
proposals on any issue that would be beneficial to the serials
community. Your creative ideas for program development are

Please include the following information with all proposals:

1. Topic of the program
2. Description of the program. What are the objectives?
3. Intended audience; who will benefit from this program?
4. Location(s) of the program (physical or virtual)
6. Proposed speaker(s)
7. Target date (month or season)
8. Duration of the program (half-day, full-day, etc.)
9. Local coordinator(s) of the program
10. Co-sponsors, if any
11. Preliminary budget request
12. Complete contact information for all individuals submitting the
proposal (name, organization, phone number, and email address)

Please send your proposals or ideas to the NASIG Continuing Education
Committee Co-Chair Paoshan Yue (yue@unr.edu) by August 31, 2006.

Thank you in advance for your assistance. With your help NASIG's
Continuing Education Committee is looking forward to presenting a
series of outstanding programs for the serials community.