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You only have two weeks remaining to submit a proposal for a poster session at the ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas! The deadline for submissions is Friday, Jan. 17.
Start your application process now at http://ala14.ala.org/how-to-submit-a-poster-session.
The poster session committee encourages submissions from all types of libraries and on any topic relevant to librarianship. Submissions may include a description of an innovative library program; an analysis of a solution to a problem; a report of a research study; or any other presentation that would benefit the larger library community.
Poster session participants place materials such as pictures, data, graphs, diagrams and narrative text on boards that are usually 4 x 8 feet. During their assigned 11Ž2 hour time periods, participants informally discuss their presentations with conference attendees. Titles/abstracts from previous years are available on ALA Connect: http://connect.ala.org/node/210160 (note that this site is only serving as an archive for previous Annual Conference poster sessions – for information on this year's posters, go to: http://ala14.ala.org/poster-sessions).
The deadline for submitting an application is January 17, 2014. Applicants will be notified in March, prior to the early bird registration deadline and after a double blind peer review process, whether their submission has been accepted for presentation at the conference. The 2014 ALA Annual Poster Sessions will be held June 28 and 29, 2014 (the Saturday and Sunday of the conference), at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Questions about poster session presentations and submissions may be directed to:
Melanie Griffin, chair of the ALA poster session committee, [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
Candace Benefiel, chair of the ALA poster session review panel, [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
Special Collections Librarian
Special & Digital Collections
University of South Florida Libraries
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