- The Student Experience: Student engagement/career readiness, student learning outcomes/ ACRL Information Literacy Frames
- Case Studies: Service-learning throughout the disciplines, innovative programs/collaborations, international service learning (international contexts and/or international students)
- Community Partners: Campus and community outreach/reciprocal partnerships
- Assessment: Accreditation, retention, demonstrating the library’s value, institutional priorities
- Research: Action research, engagement scholarship
- 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.
- Of particular interest are interactive sessions and sessions co-presented by any combination of librarians, teaching faculty, community engagement coordinators, students, and/or community partners.
- Presentation proposals should include the name of the presenter(s), the title of the session, an abstract (100-200 words) and a short bio of the presenter(s).
- Requirements: Innovative case studies, practical solutions/models, and research-based projects, or any other presentation that would benefit the service learning library community are all encouraged. Minimum size 24 x 36 inches.
- Poster proposals should include the name of the presenter(s), the title of the poster, an abstract (100-200 words) and a short bio of the presenter(s).
Workshops (pre-conference): Session length: 3 hours
- Requirements: Audience interaction, practical takeaways/plans that can be implemented when participants return to their home institutions. Examples may include: support for creating/modifying lesson plans for service learning information literacy sessions.
- Workshop proposals should include the name of the presenter(s), the title of the session, an abstract (100-200 words), a short bio of the presenter(s), and a draft lesson plan with 2-3 learning outcomes (include in comments section).
Round Table Discussions: Session length: 45 minutes
- Requirements: Discussion leader proposes a topic of interest and guides discussion on that topic over conference lunch.
- Round table proposals should include the name of the facilitator(s), the proposed topic, sample discussion questions, and a short bio of the facilitator(s).