NASIG 33rd Annual Conference
Transforming the Information Community
June 8 to 11, 2018
Publishers, vendors, librarians, and others in the fields of electronic resources, serials, library publishing and scholarly communication are encouraged to submit proposals relating to scholarly communication, publishing, resource acquisition, management, and discovery. Proposals based on emerging trends, case studies, and descriptive and experimental research findings are encouraged. Proposals reflecting the conference theme will be especially valued.
As we have in recent years, the PPC specifically welcomes programs focusing on the Core Competencies that the NASIG Core Competency Task Forces developed for Electronic Resources Librarians, Print Serials Management, and Scholarly Communication Librarians. Please refer to the [ Core Competencies ]( http://www.nasig.org/site_page.cfm?pk_association_webpage_menu=310&pk_association_webpage=1225 ).
Program topics inspired by the Core Competencies include:
Electronic resource life cycle and management
Collection analysis and development
Standards and systems of cataloging and classification, metadata, and indexing
Licensing and legal framework
Standards, initiatives, and best practices
Personal qualities of electronic and/or print serials resources librarians as defined in the NASIG Core Competencies for Electronic Resources Librarians and Print Serials Management.
Scholarly communication (copyright, institutional repositories, publishing, data management)
Life cycle of print serials
Workflow of print resources
Effective communication with those within and outside the library community
Supervision and management of staff working in areas included in the core competencies
Management of projects related to electronic and/or print resources or scholarly communication
Please use the online [ form ]( http://proposalspace.com/calls/d/800 ) to submit a proposal or program or idea. This Call for Proposals opens on September 18, 2017 and will close on November 15, 2017.
Please note the following:
The PPC welcomes proposals that are still in the formative stages, and may work with potential presenters to focus their proposals further.
Proposals should name any particular products or services that are integral to the content of the presentation. However, as a matter of NASIG policy, programs should not be used as a venue to promote or attack any product, service, or institution.
Time management issues generally limit each session to one to three speakers for conference sessions. Panels of four (4) or more speakers are discouraged and must be discussed in advance with the Program Planning Committee ([log in to unmask])
Please refer to the NASIG reimbursement policy for reimbursement of speaker expenses.
All session speakers must complete a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) prior to speaking at the conference.
All speakers must honor NASIG’s [ Code of Conduct ]( http://www.nasig.org/site_page.cfm?pk_association_webpage_menu=700&pk_association_webpage=9476 ).
NASIG may provide online live streaming of presentation sessions, and all speakers will be required to give NASIG the right to stream this content.
Inquiries may be sent to PPC at: [log in to unmask]
Don't forget to check out our [ Vision Speakers ]( https://nasig.wordpress.com/2017/09/01/vision-speakers-for-the-2018-conference/ ) and confirmed [ pre-conference presenters and topics ]( https://nasig.wordpress.com/2017/10/03/pre-conference-presenters-and-topics-announced-for-the-2018-nasig-annual-conference/ )!
We look forward to a great conference in Atlanta!
Violeta Ilik and Maria Collins
NASIG PPC Chair and Vice-Chair