[Web4lib] Call for Participation: ACRL 2011 Panel Sessions

Karle-Zenith, Anne annekz at umich.edu
Tue Mar 23 12:36:27 EDT 2010

The ACRL Panel Sessions Selection Committee invites proposal submissions for the ACRL 2011 National Conference to be held in historic Philadelphia, March 30 - April 2, 2011.

Panel sessions are one-hour presentations by two-to-three presenters that allow the participants to address an issue of concern to academic or research librarians. These sessions should be geared toward helping attendees understand multiple perspectives on a topic through active participation. Panelists may wish to debate each other, pose questions to the audience or each other, or help the audience engage actively.

Issues and topics should address one the following conference tracks:

*            Diversify our Interdependence: Building Relationships
*            Evolutions in Higher Education
*            Harness Lightning: Technology in the Service of Libraries
*            Inventing Your Library's Future
*            The Shape of Tomorrow: Liberating Collection Development
*            Unite with Users: Reinventing the User Experience
*            You Say You Want a Revolution: Next Generation Librarianship

The deadline for panel session proposals is May 10, 2010.

Proposals may be submitted through the online proposal submission form.


Please note that you may start and save an incomplete proposal, and edit or add additional information before the proposal deadline date.

More information about the conference tracks, proposal requirements and instructions, and selection criteria and presenter requirements can be found online at:


Questions about panel session submissions can be directed to:
Nicole Cooke, Montclair State University, cooken at mail.montclair.edu
Lynne King, Schenectady Community College, kinglo at sunysccc.edu

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