Friday, May 08, 2015

CFP: ACRL Technical Services Interest Group lightning rounds at ALA Annual (San Francisco 2015)

The ACRL Technical Services Interest Group focuses on the special needs and interests of all technical services workers in academic libraries. 

We are looking for speakers to present in a lightning round format at the ALA Conference in San Francisco on Saturday, June 27,2015 from 4:30 – 5:30 pm. Presentations should be no more than 5 minutes long. 

We are especially interested in technical services in the academic library setting (electronic resources management, acquisitions, serials, cataloging, or other functional areas.) 

Possible topics include:
·        An idea you implemented successfully
·        How you collaborate with colleagues
·        Your technical services research project
·        How you stay engaged in the business of the library as a whole 

Please email proposals to Gwen Gregory at by Friday, May 22, 2015. Include the following: 

• Presentation title
• Brief (150 words or less) summary of the proposed presentation
• Name and position of presenter
• Email address of presenter

We will notify you by Monday, June 1, if your presentation has been selected.
We look forward to hearing from you!