Sunday, October 15, 2006

2nd Call for Proposals - NC Serials Conference 2007

2nd Call for Proposals - NC Serials Conference 2007

Call for Proposals

16th Annual North Carolina Serials Conference
“Serials at Warp Speed: Navigating Transitions”
March 29-30, 2007
The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
Chapel Hill, NC

The 2007 North Carolina Serials Conference Program Planning Committee invites proposals and suggestions for presentations on any aspect of the serials industry or serials management undergoing transition (which is just about every aspect). The Committee welcomes participation from all members of the serials profession including publishers, vendors, and systems developers, in addition to faculty and library staff in all types of libraries. Students seeking a forum to share findings from serials-related research are also encouraged to submit proposals. The Committee hopes to continue previous successes by assembling a program that both shares and inspires creativity, collaboration, and new ways of thinking.

Submit proposals by e-mail in a document attachment to Beth Bernhardt at

Deadline for submission is October 20, 2006.

When submitting a proposal, please include the following information.

1. Name(s)
2. Mailing Address
3. Telephone number, fax number, and email address(es)
4. Short (50 words or less) biographical description about proposed speakers
5. Proposed title
6. A 200-300 word abstract, which clearly states the proposal topic, its relationship to serials, and its relevance for conference attendees
7. Estimate of time required to present topic

The Program Planning Committee will review all submitted proposals for their content, timeliness, relevance to the current serials environment, and fit with the overall Conference content. The Committee reserves the right to refocus or combine proposals as needed to reach a diverse audience and to maximize use of program time slots.

Beth R. Bernhardt
Electronic Journals / Document Delivery Librarian
Jackson Library
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
PO Box 26170
Greensboro, NC 27402