Thursday, April 17, 2014

Call for Speakers for 5-minute Presentations - RSS Discovery Services Committee Discussion Forum (ALA Annual)

Call for Speakers for 5-minute Presentations:
WHAT: 5-minute Lightning Round Presentations at the RSS Discovery Services Committee Discussion Forum

REVISED THEME: Discussing Discovery Services: What's Working, What's Not and What's Next?

WHEN: 2014 ALA Conference in Las Vegas on Sunday, June 29th, from 3-4 pm.

MORE INFO: The first 15-20 minutes of this one-hour forum will begin with lightening round presentations followed by a Q&A. During the second half, presenters will rotate to start discussions about the themes of their presentations with each table. We are looking for 3-4 presenters who can sum up their ideas and thoughts - the GOOD, the bad (and the ugly), and the future of discovery services or platforms in brief 5-minute presentations from any type of library setting. 

HOW TO APPLY: To submit your proposal (250 words or less), please also include the following information:
Title of presentation
Name, position or title, and email address of the presenter.
Please e-mail proposals to the Committee:; ''; ''; ''; by Monday, April 25, at 5pm PST. Those submitting proposals will be notified of their status by May 1.