Dear DLF Community,


ALA Annual 2019: Digital Conversion Interest Group Seeks Presenters

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The ALCTS PARS Digital Conversion Interest Group is currently accepting proposals for 15 minute presentations at the ALA Annual Conference (Washington, DC) on Saturday, June 22, 1:00pm-2:00pm.

This year’s theme is Digital Scholarship as it relates to projects or theory concerned with  digitization, preservation, and access of print, audio, photographic, and moving image materials, as well as the migration, preservation, and access of born digital collections, including web-based and software-based materials. Both academic and public institutions are encouraged to propose presentations.


Special priority will be given to proposals that focus on digital conversion as it relates to the use of digital tools to explore scholarly questions and suggest new paths of inquiry. Topics may include:



Please email proposals to the co-chairs (Stefan Elnabli or Virginia Dressler) by May 3, 2019


The co-chairs are also seeking a new co-chair to serve from 2019-2020. Please send an email to express your interest. In this role you will work alongside a co-chair (Virgina Dressler, Kent State University) to plan and coordinate IG meetings for the ALA annual meeting (Midwinter is not required but encouraged).


Stefan Elnabli (UC San Diego)

Virginia Dressler (Kent State University)

DCIG Co-Chairs




Stefan Elnabli

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UC San Diego Library

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