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The ACRL Technical Services Interest Group invites presentation proposals at ALA Midwinter Virtual, held between January 22-26, 2021. The ACRL TSIG will meet on Sunday January 24, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CT.
We would particularly like to hear from prospective presenters who wish to share their experiences with various issues regarding current developments and activities within the context of Academic Libraries' Technical Services. Presentations should be approximately 15-20 minutes in length and in line with the group’s charge.
The charge of the Interest Group is "To provide a broad framework for information exchange on current developments and activities related to technical services including, but not limited to, collection development, collection management, acquisitions, metadata services and resource discovery and delivery in academic libraries; To develop programs and foster and sponsor education and training opportunities that contribute to and enhance an understanding of acquisitions, metadata services and resource discovery and delivery in academic libraries; To better connect technical services librarians with ACRL and to enhance technical services."
Submission deadline: December 28th, 2020
Selection and notification: January 8th, 2021
ALA registration deadline: January 15, 2021
Presentation date and time: January 24, 2021, 1:00 PM Eastern Time / 12:00 PM Central Time / 11:00 AM Mountain Time / 10:00 AM Pacific Time
Please submit your proposal by filling out this form https://bit.ly/Midwinter2021_ACRL_TSIG. Proposals should not be sent in reply to this post.
Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you!
Marina E. Morgan - Convener
David Van Kleeck - Incoming Convener
Modern Languages Liaison
Florida Southern College, Roux Library
+1 (863) 616-6450
Dave Van Kleeck
Chair, Cataloging and Discovery Services
George A. Smathers Libraries
University of Florida
+1 (352) 273-2863