Thursday, May 13, 2010

CFP: Access Services Conference 2010

CFP: Access Services Conference 2010

Access Services Conference 2010, Innovative Approaches to Access Services
On behalf of the Conference Organizing Committee, we would like to invite you to submit a proposal for the Access Services Conference 2010, Innovative Approaches to Access Services. This year's event will be held at Georgia Tech Global Learning Center in Atlanta, GA from November 10-12, 2010.

The Access Services Conference is an opportunity for individuals working in all areas of Access Service in libraries to gather information and communicate with other professionals about Circulation, Reserves, Interlibrary Loan, Student Worker Management, Security, Stacks Maintenance, and other topics of interest. The conference is focused primarily on academic libraries but we welcome participation and proposals from all types of libraries.

We invite program proposals from March 8 until 5pm, May 14, 2010. Accepted program proposal submissions should be able to fit within a 50 minute segment. Proposals might focus on any of the following areas:

Customer Service Circulation
Interlibrary Loan
Consortia Agreements
Space Management
Stacks Maintenance
Student Workers Management
Current technology for access service enhancement

Program Proposal guidelines:
Please submit an abstract of 300 words or less with the program title, your name, title, and affiliation. Please also note if your proposal is for a single presenter, panel, or roundtable discussion. Program proposals will be reviewed by the program committee and those presenters who are selected will be notified by June 1, 2010. In order to submit a proposal, please go to “Call for Proposals” on the conference website to submit your proposal.

Please direct any questions to
Catherine Jannik Downey

Vendors or organizations interested in sponsoring the Access Services Conference please contact
Denita Hampton

Karen Glover
Circulation Services Librarian,
Assistant Department Head
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA