Call for Proposals: 7th Annual “Bridging the Spectrum” Symposium on Scholarship and Practice

Great Room, Pryzbyla Student Center, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

Friday, February 20, 2015   10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The Department of Library and Information Science, Catholic University of America requests proposals for the Seventh Annual “Bridging the Spectrum” Symposium!

The Symposium offers a knowledge-sharing forum and meeting place for practitioners, students, and faculty in all sectors of Library and Information Sciences and Services. Your participation is the key to making it work!

Important Dates:

  • Proposals Due: September 12
  • Notification of Acceptances: November 7
  • Final Program released, registration opens: December 5

Presentation Formats:

Proposed contributions may be for any one of three formats:

  • Briefings: 15-minute descriptions of an innovative practice, initiative, or research activity. There will morning and afternoon briefing sessions.
  • Posters: exhibits describing a practice, project, or research activity. Posters will be viewable throughout the day, and there will be a dedicated poster session.
  • Panels: discussions of a single topic by a series of speakers, typically 1 hour in length.

Sample Topics:

Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Trends and developments information organization
  • Progress in Digital preservation
  • Innovative service modes
  • Social media, marketing, and advocacy for library services
  • Managing library and information services
  • Management and analysis of data and information

To submit your proposal, go to http://cuaslis.org/openconf/

More information about the 7th Annual Symposium is available at http://lis.cua.edu/symposium/2015 . Overviews of past symposia are available on the Symposium website at http://lis.cua.edu/symposium/

Questions may be directed to the Committee at cua-slis-symposium[at]cua.edu

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