Monday, October 28, 2013

ALA Annual Poster Session Call for Proposals (Las Vegas, June 2014)

ALA Annual Poster Session Call for Proposals (Las Vegas, June 2014)

Share your best ideas and work with the national library community by presenting a poster session at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas!

Start your application process now at You must create a username and password for the site before you submit your application, you must choose to submit a poster session proposal after you log-in, and you will receive a confirmation e-mail after you have completed your submission.

The deadline for submission of 2014 ALA Annual Conference poster session proposals is January 18, 2014.

The poster session committee encourages submissions from all types of libraries and on any topic relevant to librarianship. Submissions may include a description of an innovative library program; an analysis of a solution to a problem; a report of a research study; or any other presentation that would benefit the larger library community.

Poster session participants place materials such as pictures, data, graphs, diagrams and narrative text on boards that are usually 4 x 8 feet. During their assigned 1½ hour time periods, participants informally discuss their presentations with conference attendees. Titles/abstracts from previous years are available on ALA Connect: (note that this site is only serving as an archive for previous Annual Conference poster sessions – for information on this year's posters, go to:

The deadline for submitting an application is January 17, 2014. Applicants will be notified in March, prior to the early bird registration deadline and after a double blind peer review process, whether their submission has been accepted for presentation at the conference. The 2014 ALA Annual Poster Sessions will be held June 28 and 29, 2014 (theSaturday and Sunday of the conference), at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Questions about poster session presentations and submissions may be directed to:

Melanie Griffin, chair of the ALA poster session committee,
Candace Benefiel, chair of the ALA poster session review panel,

Melanie Griffin, Chair, ALA Poster Session Committee