Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Call for Proposals - scholarly communication, publishing, resource acquisition, management and discovery

NASIG 32nd Annual Conference

Racing to the CrossroadsJune 8 to 11, 2017Indianapolis

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.
This Call for Proposals will close on December 13, 2016.

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.
Program topics inspired by the Core Competencies include:
●      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 resources
●      Licensing and legal framework
●      Standards, initiatives, and best practices
●      Scholarly communication
●      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 resources librarians
●      Management of projects related to electronic and/or print resources

Leigh Ann DePope
Publicist, NASIG, Inc.

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