Wednesday, January 17, 2018

CFP: Discovery to Delivery VIII (Indiana Libraries Resource‐Sharing Conference - May 11, 2018 - Indianapolis, Indiana)

Discovery to Delivery VIII conference, hosted by the Academic Libraries of Indiana and the Indiana State Library, is a free one-day resource sharing conference that is open to all Indiana Libraries.  This year’s theme will be The Bigger Picture: Resource Sharing with a Broader Brush!

This year’s conference will be held on May 11, 2018 from 9:00am to 4:00pm ET at the Indiana State Library located at 315 W. Ohio Street, Indianapolis, Indiana.

[CALL FOR  PROPOSALS]:  Indiana Libraries Resource‐Sharing Conference
    Submission Deadline: 3 PM (EST) Friday, March 2, 2018
    If you are interested in developing and sharing a presentation, please complete and submit the proposal form located on our D2D website.  Previous years have proven the most well-received presentations are from peer libraries, please share your successes and challenges with your colleagues! This year’s theme is all about thinking about resource sharing as part of the bigger picture.  Not just Interlibrary loan of materials, but sessions about sharing expertise, information, access, and other platforms are encouraged.  
    Presentations should be approximately 30-35 minutes in length with an additional 10 minutes at the end of each session for questions and discussion.
    Suggested Proposal Topics:
  • INSPIRE (20th anniversary in 2018)
  • Acquisitions
  • Collaborations      
  • Best Practices           
  • Copyright     
  • Customer Service
  • E-books
  • E-Resources Licensing
  • Evergreen Indiana
  • Marketing
  • Open Access
  • Patron-Driven Services
  • Professional Development
  • Scholarly Communications
  • SRCS
  • Statistics

   The conference is open to all Indiana libraries, and the audience will include attendees from academic, public, school and special libraries.  Presentations from peer libraries are well-received at these conferences.  Please indicate in your program description whether your presentation targets a specific or general audience.
Proposals are due Friday, March 2 by 3:00 PM Eastern.

Michelle Bradley
Manager, Member Engagement
Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (MCLS)