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Eastern CONTENTdm 2010 Users Group - Call for Proposals

Dates: Wednesday - Friday, August 4 - 6, 2010

Host: United States Military Academy, West Point, NY

The Eastern CONTENTdm Users Group Planning Committee is accepting proposals to present a pre-conference workshop, conference talks, and/or panel discussions at its 2010 Annual Meeting being held this August at the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY. Please consider participating as a speaker or part of a panel discussion. Proposals are due by June 1, 2010.

More information about the conference is available on its website, http://www.libraries.psu.edu/ecdmug

Preconference Workshop

A three hour workshop on one topic for advanced CONTENTdm users. Size of workshop will be approximately 12 students. We are looking for one advanced workshop only (a trainer is already lined up for a basic CONTENTdm workshop).

Conference Talks

Talks will be 1 hour programs with a 45 minute presentation and 15 minute question & answer session. Proposals may be submitted for an individual or group presentation.

Panel discussions

Discussions will feature 3-4 people discussing a similar topic with each speaker getting about 15 minutes to speak followed by a group discussion.



Suggested topics for both talks and panel discussions include but are not limited to:

*       Metadata
*       Project Planning
*       Project Management (workflow, staffing/human resources, etc.)
*       User statistics and assessment
*       Using CONTENTdm in a consortial environment
*       Hosted vs. non-hosted CONTENTdm sites
*       Using CONTENTdm with limited resources



Please submit proposals or questions to Kevin Clair at [log in to unmask]  The proposal deadline is June 1, 2010.

To submit proposal(s) please provide the following information:

*         Contact information

o        Name

o        Institution

o        Address

o        City/State/Zip

o        Phone

o        Fax

o        Email

*         Program Title

*         Type of program (Talk or Panel Discussion)

*         Expected Outcomes

*         Target Level of Audience (user): Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Heather Goyette
Digital Media Services Coordinator/
Cataloging Librarian
United States Military Academy Library
MADN-LIB
Jefferson Hall
758 Cullum Road (Bldg. 758)
West Point, NY 10996-1709
Comm Phone:  845-938-7816
Comm Fax:    845-938-3456
DSN Prefix:  688
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