Friday, October 20, 2017

CFP: Library Linked Data Interest Group, ALA Midwinter 2018 (Denver CO)

The ALCTS/LITA Library Linked Data Interest Group (LLD-IG) seeks proposals for
its meeting on Saturday, February 10th at 8:30-10:00 AM during the 2018 ALA
Midwinter Meeting in Denver, Colorado. LLD-IG facilitates active conversation
among librarians and information professionals to discuss projects, ideas, and
practical use cases related to library linked data.

Our Midwinter session will focus on linked data name authority projects. We
welcome proposals that offer insight into the development and/or use of linked
data name thesauri and encourage audience participation and discussion.

Possible topics include (but are not limited to): Development of local
authority applications, Implementation of linked data name thesauri into
cataloging or metadata workflows, and Collaborative linked data name thesaurus

Please email proposals to Anne Washington ( and Scott
Carlson ( by Wednesday, November 15th. Your proposal should
-Proposal title
-Proposal description (up to 150 words)
-Name and position of presenter

We will notify you by Wednesday, November 29th if your proposal has been
accepted. We look forward to hearing from you!

Best regards,

Anne Washington (Co-chair) and Scott Carlson (Co-chair)