NASIG 32nd Annual Conference: Call for Proposals Extended
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1 NASIG 32nd Annual Conference: Call for Proposals Extended Steve Kelley, PPC chair and Violeta Ilik , PPC vice-chair
Publishers, vendors, librarians, and others in the fields of electronic resources and serials are encouraged to submit proposals relating to scholarly communication, publishing, resource acquisition, management, and discovery. Proposals based on emerging trends, case studies, and descriptive and experimental research findings are encouraged. Proposals reflecting the conference theme will be especially valued.
As we have in recent years, the PPC specifically
welcomes programs focusing on the Core Competencies
that the NASIG Core Competency Task Force developed
for Electronic Resources Librarians. Please refer to
the Core Competencies.
Program topics inspired by the Core Competencies
Electronic resource life cycle and management
Collection analysis and development
Standards and systems of cataloging and
classification, metadata, and indexing
Technology and providing access to electronic
Licensing and legal framework
Standards, initiatives, and best practices
Life cycle of print serials
Workflow of print resources
Effective communication with those within and
without the library community
Supervision and management of staff in electronic
and print serials departments
Personal qualities of electronic and/or print serials
Management of projects related to electronic
and/or print resources
Please use the online form to submit a proposal or
program or idea. This Call for Proposals will close on
December 13, 2016.
Please note the following:
The PPC welcomes proposals that are still in the
formative stages, and may work with potential
presenters to focus their proposals further.
Proposals should name any particular products or
services that are integral to the content of the
presentation. However, as a matter of NASIG policy,
programs should not be used as a venue to promote
or attack any product, service, or institution.
Time management issues generally limit each
session to one to three speakers for conference
sessions. Panels of four (4) or more speakers are
discouraged must be discussed in advance with the
Program Planning Committee
Please refer to the NASIG reimbursement policy for
reimbursement of speaker expenses.
All session speakers must complete a Memorandum
of Understanding (MOU) prior to speaking at the
NASIG may provide online live streaming of
presentation sessions, and all speakers will be
required to give NASIG the right to stream this
Inquiries may be sent to PPC at:
We look forward to a great conference in Indianapolis!