Thursday, March 11, 2010

36th ALAO Conference: Call for Proposals

The following announcement was sent via the ALAO list serv and is available on the ALAO Conference Web Site. Whether submitting your first poster or session presentation or you are already a presentation veteran, the ALAO conference is a fantastic venue for professional development. Visit the conference site for information about session and poster guidelines and submit your proposal!

Call For Proposals
Presentation and Poster Session
Deadline: April 16th, 2010
The ALAO Conference Planning Committee invites you to submit proposals for presentations and poster sessions that bring new, exciting, and practical ideas and approaches that can be used in all academic library settings. This year’s conference theme “Academic Libraries: Now and Tomorrow” looks at the challenging first decade of the 21st century we’ve just come through and gives us a window to the future as we look ahead to the next ten years.

Presentations may take the form of contributed papers, demonstrations, workshops, research,and panel discussions. Poster session proposals embracing the conference theme and that present original ideas, innovative solutions to problems, library related projects, and creative approaches to challenges facing academic libraries today.

We hope to encourage both library support staff and library student growth, career development, and participation in conference activities by offering both a Support Staff Presenter Grant and a new offering for this annual conference is the Library Student Presenter Grant!
Further details on both grants are available on the conference website.

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