On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 8:10 PM, Amy Buckland <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> Access 2012 Call for ProposalsThe theme for Access 2012 is
> We want to talk about new ways of doing things, how technology might
> encourage serendipity in the library and help our users get to the
> information they need.
> We want to talk about new ways of weaving together and providing access to
> information, resources and services.
> We want to talk about ways for the library to use technology to discover
> things about its communities and how they use their collections and
> We want to talk about discovering new roles for the library technology
> folks to play in their libraries, on their campuses and in their
> We want to talk about dark discoveries, the spotting of cracks in the
> foundations, the sighting of monsters beyond the edge of the mapŠ
> We are now looking for submissions in the following areas:
> * Hackfest projects: Problems meet solutions during the full-day hackfest
> on October 18, 2012. Please submit a brief overview of the project you¹d
> like hacked/like to hack.
> * Ignite talks: Do you have something you want the rest of the community
> to discover? Prep a deck with 20 slides, and give yourself 5 minutes to
> tell your story, then wow us something new. Please submit a title for your
> talk, a brief overview of your talk, and let us know if you¹ve ever done
> an ignite/pecha kucha talk before.
> * Presentation ³classic style²: These are your traditional ³tell us about
> your awesome discovery² sessions, only now with a twist. We want the
> newest and freshest takes on getting things done. Please submit a title
> and an abstract (max 250 words) for your talk. All presentation
> submissions will be peer-reviewed by a panel of your colleagues. (The
> review will use a blind selection process.)
> All submissions should be sent to [log in to unmask] by April 30,
> Amy Buckland
> eScholarship, ePublishing & Digitization Coordinator
> McGill University Library