Tuesday, June 30, 2015

CFP: Libraries and the Public Purposes of Higher Education (March 20, 2016 - Boston, MA)

Call for Proposals

Libraries and the Public Purposes of Higher Education (March 20, 2016 - Boston, MA)


Boston, MA

Join us for the 2016 Colloquium on Libraries & Service Learning being held in conjunction with the 30th anniversary conference of Campus Compact.

Conference Focus:
The intended community for this pre-conference colloquium includes all who are interested in current and potential partnerships between academic librarians, faculty who teach service learning courses, service learning professionals and community partners. The pre-conference is designed to facilitate the sharing of research, ideas, perspectives and best practices in library engagement with/in academic service learning.

The planning committee welcomes proposals on any aspect of libraries and service learning.

Session topics may include, but are not limited to
  • Accreditation
  • Added value
  • Assessment
  • Case studies
  • Institutional priorities
  • Partnerships
  • Retention
  • Student engagement
  • Student learning outcomes

Session length: 45 minutes.

Requirements: Written paper or designed activity to report the results of research, present case studies, or facilitate an active learning session related to libraries and service learning. Presentation sessions are limited to 30 minutes and should include time for questions. Presenters are encouraged to supply virtual handouts or other materials as appropriate.

Presentation proposals should include the name of the presenter(s), the title of the session, a brief presentation abstract (75-100 words) and a short bio of the presenter(s).

Submissions are due by Tuesday September 1 at 5:00PST

Website: http://digitalcommons.lmu.edu/libraries-and-service-learning/

Submission form (an account must be created to submit): http://bit.ly/1JYfQ71

Contact Jennifer Nutefall, University Librarian, Santa Clara University at jnutefall@scu.edu