The Eighth Annual Bridging the Spectrum Symposium: Call for Proposals


Call for Proposals

Bridging the Spectrum: The Eighth Annual Symposium on Scholarship and Practice

Friday, February 12, 2016

9:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Great Room, Pryzbyla Student Center

Catholic University of America


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 happen!


Presentation Formats:

Proposed contributions may be for any one of three formats:

  *   Briefings: 15-20 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 as well as a “lightning round” of poster descriptions.

  *   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

Important Dates:

  *   Proposal Submissions Open: July 13, 2015

  *   Proposals Due: September 13

  *   Notification of Acceptances: November 6

  *   Final Program released, registration opens: December 4

  *   Symposium: February 12, 2016

 To submit your proposal, go to .


 More information about the 7th Annual Symposium is available at . Overviews of past symposia are available on the Symposium website at .

 Questions may be directed to the Committee at<> .

 –Symposium Committee (Dr. Young Choi, David Shumaker, Dr. Jane Zhang)

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