Save the date! Mountain West Data Librarian Symposium August 13-14, 2018

The Mountain West Data Librarian Symposium [] is a low-cost professional development opportunity for librarians and research data specialists. Join us August 13-14 at the University of Colorado Boulder for the inaugural Mountain West Data Librarian Symposium! Registration will be under $30 and open in June. The symposium will consist of morning workshops and afternoon unconference sessions. We are currently seeking workshop proposals for the symposium []. Proposals are due Tuesday, May 22.

Workshops may run 55, 90 or 120 minutes. We are seeking hands-on training sessions that focus on active attendee participation. Proposals should focus on how to fulfill the job duties of research data specialists. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

Proposals of up to 250 words should be submitted to: Please view the full call for proposals [] prior to submitting.

Stay tuned for more announcements, follow @MountainWestDLS on Twitter, or check out the Mountain West Data Librarian Symposium [] website. Please send any questions to [log in to unmask]. If you are unable to attend the Mountain West Data Librarian Symposium, the Midwest Data Librarian Symposium and the Southeast Data Librarian Symposium will both be held October 8-9.

On behalf of the 2018 planning committee, we hope to see you in Boulder!