Thursday, August 18, 2011

CFP: NASIG 27th Annual Conference - Creating Harmony from Dis-Chord

CFP: NASIG 27th Annual Conference - Creating Harmony from Dis-Chord
June 7 - 10, 2012
Nashville, Tennessee
The 2012 Program Planning Committee (PPC) invites proposals for conference sessions. Publishers, vendors, librarians,
and others in the field of electronic resources and serials are encouraged to submit proposals relating to scholarly
communication, publishing, and resource acquisition, management, and discovery. Proposals based on emerging
trends, case studies, and descriptive and experimental research findings are encouraged.
The PPC is looking for topics within, though not limited to, the following learning tracks:
Access and Discovery
Acquisitions and Licensing
Archiving and Preservation
Cataloging and Metadata
Collection Development
eResources, eSerials, eBooks and  eManagement
Mobile Technology
Open Access and Digital Repositories
Publishing and Scholarly communication
To propose a program or idea, please use the online form  This Call for
Proposals will close on September 16, 2011.
Please note the following:
* Formerly, NASIG conferences included sessions with the designations of Strategy” and “Tactic.” These
designations will not be used at the 2012 conference, and all sessions that formerly held these designations will be
one hour long. 
* The Program Planning Committee welcomes proposals that are still in the formative stages, and may work with potential 
presenters to focus their proposals further.
* Proposals should name any particular products or services that are integral to the content of the presentation.
However, as a matter of NASIG policy, programs should not be used as a venue to promote or attack any product, service,
or institution.
* Time management issues generally limit each session to two to three speakers for conference sessions. Panels of four
(4) or more speakers must be discussed in advance with the Program Planning Committee (
* NASIG has a reimbursement policy for
conference speakers whose organizations do not cover expenses.
Inquiries may be sent to the PPC Chair (Michael Hanson) and Vice Chair (Karen Davidson) at:
We look forward to a great conference in Nashville!
Michael Hanson and Karen Davidson
NASIG PPC Chair and Vice Chair
Established in 1985, the North American Serials Interest Group, Inc. is an independent organization that promotes
communication and sharing of ideas among all members of the serials information chain – anyone working with or
concerned about serial publications.  For more information about NASIG, please visit 
Marilyn M. Carney
Publicist, NASIG, Inc.