Wednesday, January 23, 2008

ACRL Women’ Studies Section Poster Session Proposal

ACRL Women’ Studies Section Poster Session Proposal

The Women's Studies Section will hold its first annual Research Poster Session during our General Membership Meeting at the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, CA, Saturday, June 28, 2008, 4:00-5:30 p.m. The forum seeks to provide beginning and established researchers and librarians an opportunity to present research or work in progress, and receive collaborative feedback and recommendations for future publishing and/or new initiatives.

The potential scope of the topics includes, but is not limited to, teaching methods, instruction, information technology, collection development, interdisciplinarity, and collaboration with academic faculty. For research ideas, see the Women’s Studies Research Agenda. (

Attendees at the forum will find an arena for discussion and networking with their colleagues interested in related issues and trends in the profession.

The committee will use a blind review process.

Selection criteria:

1. Significance of the topic. Priority will be given to Women’s Studies Section members and/or women’s studies topics.

2. Originality of the project.

Proposal submission instructions:

1. Proposals should include:
Title of the proposal
Proposal narrative (no more than 2 pages, double spaced, 12 pt. font)
Name of applicant(s)
Applicant address(es), Phone number(s), Email address(es), Fax number(s)

Are you a member of Women’s Studies Section? ___Yes ___ No
If you would like to become a member, go to:

2. Submission deadline: March 15, 2008

3. Proposals should be emailed to: Cindy Ingold. Chair, Research Committee

4. The chair will notify the applicants by April 15, 2008.

Dolores Fidishun, Ed. D.
Head Librarian
Penn State Great Valley School of
Graduate Professional Studies
30 E. Swedesford Rd.
Malvern, PA 19355
Phone: 610-648-3227
Fax: 610-725-5223