Current News & Notes
Are you interested in sparking discussion among your colleagues at the ALA 2016 Annual Conference? Do you have an idea about a library service or program that others might find useful? Do you just want to share your thoughts on the future of the profession? Consider submitting a proposal for a “Conversation Starter” or “Ignite Session” at this June’s ALA Annual Conference. Conversation Starters last 45 minutes and may take the form of a lecture, panel, or discussion.
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) Are you interested in submitting a proposal for the ACRL 2017 Conference (http://conference.acrl.org/)? Join members of the ACRL 2017 Conference Committee for a free hour-long webcast at 1:00 p.m. Central on Thursday, March 3, 2016. During this live webcast, committee members who are also seasoned proposal submitters and/or reviewers will provide tips on submitting your best ACRL 2017 conference proposal.
(via David Ketchum, University of Oregon–dketchum@UOREGON.EDU) DEADLINE EXTENDED – Call for proposals–Advances in Library Administration and Organization 2016 volume: Student Retention and the Academic Library; Series editor: Samantha Hines, Missoula College at the University of Montana; Volume editor: Kellian Clink, Minnesota State University, Mankato
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) New to ACRL and curious about the ACRL committee appointment process? It's not too late to volunteer to serve on a ACRL committee. The ACRL Membership Committee invites new ACRL members, and those who are interested in getting involved in ACRL to participate in a free online forum about the many volunteer opportunities (in sections, interest groups, discussion groups, and division-alevel committees).
(via Lindsay Harmon, IACRL Vice-President/President-Elect) Want to get the most of your Annual Meeting in Orlando? Reserve a room in the NMRT Annual Hotel bock. Space is limited, so book today! The block is at the Avanti Resort located on 12562 International Drive.