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The LITAEducation Committee is now accepting innovative and creative
proposals for workshops to be presented at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in
Chicago in January. We're looking for interactive full day workshops on
technology in libraries--use of, new ideas for, and trends.
*When/Where is the Conference?*
2015 ALA Midwinter Conference; January 30-February 3, 2015, Chicago, IL
Workshops will be presented on Friday, January 30.
*What kind of topics are we looking for? *
We're looking for workshops that offer a deeper dive into subjects and
provide hands on experience with technology currently being used and
emerging in libraries.
Workshops and Preconferences offered recently included:
Strategic Social Media: Creating Library Community Online
Level Up Web: Modern Web Development and Management Practices for Libraries
Managing Data: Tools for Plans and Data Scrubbing
Practical Linked Data with Open Source
Introduction to HTML5
*When are proposalsdue? *
August 4, 2014
*How I do submit a proposal? *
Fill out this form
Program descriptions should be 75 words or less.
*When will I have an answer? *
The committee will be reviewing proposalsafter August 4, final decisions
will be made before September.
*Do I have to be a member of ALA/LITA/an IG/a committee?*
No! We welcome proposalsfrom anyone who feels they have something to
offer regarding library technology. Unfortunately, we are not able to
provide financial support for speakers. If you are submitting a proposal
on behalf of an IG, please let us know!
*Got another question?*
Please feel free to email me ([log in to unmask]
<mailto:[log in to unmask]>) and the committee will figure it out.
Abigail Goben, MLS
Assistant Information Services Librarian and Assistant Professor
Library of the Health Sciences
University of Illinois at Chicago
1750 W. Polk (MC 763)
Chicago, IL 60612
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