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 map
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, 2012.
eScholarship, ePublishing & Digitization Coordinator
McGill University Library