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The ALCTS Interest Group, Role of the Professional Librarian in Technical
Services (RPLTS-IG) is seeking proposals for presentations at ALA Annual
2018 in New Orleans. RPLTS-IG will meet 10:30-11:30 a.m. on June 23, 2018*.

To facilitate an engaging session, the RPLTS-IG is currently accepting
proposals for presentations related to the role of the Professional
Librarian in building collaborations for technical services with colleagues
from internal and/or external units. Those collaborations may be within
your own unit, with a unit outside of yours but a part of your
organization/institution, or outside of your organization/institution.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

   - Fostering relationships and collaboration between technical services
   and other library departments
   - Collaborating with experts to create mutually beneficial solutions for
   unique user needs
   - Successful practices in connecting with internal and external

Presenters will be allotted approximately 20 minutes, with a short time for
questions after all of the presentations have been completed.

If you are interested in presenting, please email Michelle (
[log in to unmask]) and Tiewei ([log in to unmask]) your presentation
topic and brief description by *May 15, 2018.*

Michelle Hahn and Tiewei (Lucy) Liu, RPLTS-IG 2017-18 Co-Chairs

Suzhen Chen and Kristin Flachsbart,  RPLTS-IG 2017-18 Co-Vice Chairs