Wednesday, October 14, 2015

CFP: Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference & Publishing Opportunity (Indianapolis, IN - June 10, 2016)

Call for Proposals 
On behalf of the Conference Program Committee, we invite you to submit a proposal for the 3rd Annual Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference. The event will be held in Indianapolis, IN at the Sheraton Indianapolis at Keystone Crossing on 
June 10, 2016. This conference is an opportunity for individuals working in resource sharing to gather information and communicate with other colleagues. 
We invite program proposals from October 12, 2015 to January 15, 2016. 
Accepted program proposal submissions should be 45 minutes in length including time for questions. Proposals might focus on any of the following areas:

●     Resource Sharing Best Practices
●     Marketing Services
●     Electronic Resources and Resource Sharing
●     Workflow Improvements
●     Cooperative Collection Development
●     Consortial or Group Purchasing
●     Purchase on Demand
●     Reciprocal Borrowing
●     Shared Staffing and Training
●     Shared Discovery Layers
●     E-Books
●     Resource Sharing in Next Gen Systems
●     Shared Print Projects
Please submit a 150-200 word proposal for your presentation via the GLRSC website.
Program proposals will be reviewed by the program committee, and those presenters who are selected will be notified by February 12, 2016.
Please direct any questions to Pamela Grudzien ( and Mark Sullivan (
Publishing Opportunity
The Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference is partnering with the Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery, & Electronic Reserve to feature 2016 conference papers in a special issue. Presenters will have the opportunity to publish a version of their conference presentation, but are not obligated to do so. More information about this publishing opportunity is available at
Preconference Survey
Help us plan the preconference on June 9, 2016 by completing a short survey (only five questions) at Please complete the survey by Friday, Oct. 23, 2015.
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