Tuesday, March 21, 2017

CFP: Distance Library Services Conference (San Antonio, Texas - April 2018)

The 18th Distance Library Services Conference is going deep into the heart of Texas in 2018, and we want you to be a part of it!

Where: The Hyatt Regency in beautiful downtown San Antonio
When: April 11-13, 2018
Who: You (and a couple hundred more!)
Why: It’s librarianship’s premier event for sharing research, ideas, and best practices in providing library resources and services at a distance or online.

Help build on over 36 years of contributions in the field of distance librarianship by submitting a proposal! Session formats include paper presentations, panel sessions, poster sessions, and workshops. Proposals should fall into one of three general tracks:

  • Teaching & Learning (e.g. technologies, strategies, instructional design, assessment, best practices, successes/failures)
  • Marketing & Outreach (e.g. advocacy, assessment, collaboration, strategies)
  • User Experience (e.g. assessment, best practices, initiatives, student success)

The professional benefits of presenting at the conference include:
  • Opportunity to present at a smaller, focused conference with international appeal
  • Papers are published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning
  • Ample networking opportunities
If you have a topic of interest to distance librarianship, please visit http://libguides.cmich.edu/dls2018/call_for_proposals for more information
about submitting your proposal.

Submission deadlines:
April 23, 2017, for paper presentations
October 1, 2017, for panel sessions, posters, and workshops.

Thad Dickinson
Conference Coordinator
Distance Library Services Conference
Central Michigan University