Tuesday, November 21, 2006

CFP: Spring 2007 meeting of the Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services Librarians

CFP: Spring 2007 meeting of the Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services Librarians
Mapping Our Way: New Formations in Technical Services

The Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services Librarians (OVGTSL), serving Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio, will hold its 2007 annual meeting at the Holiday Inn University Plaza, Bowling Green, Kentucky, on May 16-18. The OVGTSL Program Planning Committee invites proposals for presentations that explore the spectrum of library technical services. Presentations relating
to academic, public, or special libraries from historical, theoretical, practical or visionary perspectives are welcome. Possible areas include:

* Acquisitions /cataloging /serials
* Database maintenance
* Preservation, archival issues, digitization
* Collection management /gift items /challenged materials
* Changing relations with vendors and publishers
* Educating /retraining technical services staff
* New technologies /services /software /standards /systems
* Instructional roles for technical services librarians
* Management trends / marketing /funding opportunities
* Communication enhancement tools

OVGTSL invites all interested persons to submit proposals and suggested topics/speakers. Please include the following:

* Name, address, institution and title, e-mail address, and telephone number of the presenter(s) * Title of presentation
* Abstract (not to exceed 200 words)
* Format (e.g. presentation, individual or panel discussion, poster session)
* Equipment needs


2007 Meeting Sneak Preview:

Proposals should be submitted either electronically or by post by March 1, 2007 to:

Uma Doraiswamy
University Libraries
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd., #11067
Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101-1067
Email: uma.doraiswamy@wku.edu