Call for Proposals
Building on the success of previous conferences, the fourth Conference for Entrepreneurial Librarians http://entrelib.org/ will explore how librarians exhibit entrepreneurship by taking risks and implementing change. The conference goal is twofold: to inspire entrepreneurial action among librarians and to create a community among those who do.
This year the conference is collaborating with the Journal of Library Innovation http://www.libraryinnovation.
The conference will be held at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library on the campus of Wake Forest University on . It is sponsored by the libraries at Wake Forest University http://www.wfu.edu/ and The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. http://www.uncg.edu/
The conference provides a mix of conference-wide sessions, contributed papers and posters. We seek presentations and posters from librarians and information professionals about projects related to the conference theme. Topics may include but are not limited to:
- Innovative approaches that incorporate entrepreneurship
- New program or solution that made a difference in your library or community
- Initiatives that created a culture of change and risk taking
- External forces that influenced the need or impetus for change
- New programs with limited or dwindling funding
- Measurement of outcomes that led to beneficial change
- Assessment of needs and accomplishments
Proposals are sought for two formats:
- One-hour break-out sessions with 45 minutes for presenting and 15 minutes for Q&A. These may be panels or single presenters. Proposals should include an abstract of no more than 250 words. Proposals should indicate if the author intends to submit an article based on the presentation to the Journal of Library Innovation (http://www.
Poster sessions. Proposals should include an abstract of no more than 50 words.
Submit here: https://docs.google.
http://bit.ly/1fOawmw) your proposal here!
Presenters will be expected to register for the conference.
- Proposals will be accepted until .
- Notification of decisions will be by .
For more information see the conference website http://entrelib.org/ or contact:
Mary Scanlon firstname.lastname@example.org
Kathy Crowe email@example.com
Mary G. Scanlon, M.B.A., M.L.I.S.
Research and Instruction Librarian for Business and Economics
Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University
Winston Salem, NC 27106