Saturday, September 15, 2007

CFP: 17th Annual North Carolina Serials Conference

CFP: 17th Annual North Carolina Serials Conference

*What’s in a Name? From “Serials” to “Continuing Resources*”
April 10-11, 2008
The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
Chapel Hill, NC
Deadline for submission is October 31, 2007.

The 2008 North Carolina Serials Conference Program Planning Committee invites proposals and suggestions for presentations on any aspect of the serials industry or serials management. These topics are particularly sought:

-Managing staff from multiple generations
-E-Learning and ensuring remote access to serials/resources
-Organization/workflow changes
-Recruitment and training

The Committee welcomes participation from all members of the serials profession including faculty and library staff in all types of libraries, as well as publishers, vendors, and systems developers. 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 31, 2007.

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
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.