NASIG is soliciting proposals for its 34th Annual Conference, to be held June 5-8, 2019, in Pittsburgh, PA.
NASIG is seeking proposals for 1-hour conference sessions on topics related to scholarly communication and publishing, and the acquisition, management, and discovery of library collections. We particularly welcome proposals related to the areas defined in NASIG’s[ Core Competencies ]( http://www.nasig.org/site_page.cfm?pk_association_webpage_menu=310&pk_association_webpage=1225 ), including:
Management of electronic and/or print serial resources
Licensing of library content
Collection analysis and development
Standards and systems of cataloging and classification, metadata, and indexing
Standards, initiatives, and best practices for library content
Scholarly communication (copyright, institutional repositories, publishing, data management)
Relationship building between libraries, vendors, publishers, standards bodies, and others involved in the information community
Supervision and management of staff and projects in areas relevant to NASIG.
Each 1-hour session should include approximately 45-50 minutes of content, with time left for discussion. Presentations are selected by the Program Planning Committee based on their relevance to conference topics. Co-presenters are welcomed, but we ask that you limit submissions to no more than three presenters. All presenters will be asked to publish a conference report in the NASIG Proceedings, which are published each year through the journal Serials Librarian.
Accepted presenters will be offered a $100 discount on the cost of registration.
Please submit all proposals using the [ online form ]( https://proposalspace.com/calls/d/959 ) at [ https://proposalspace.com/calls/d/959 ]( https://proposalspace.com/calls/d/959 ). The submission deadline is November 20, 2018.
If you have any questions, please contact the Program Planning Committee (PPC) Co-Chairs, Maria Collins and Wendy Robertson, at [ [log in to unmask] ]( mailto:[log in to unmask] ).
NASIG is an independent organization working to advance and transform the management of information resources. Our ultimate goal is to facilitate and improve the distribution, acquisition, and long-term accessibility of information resources in all formats and business models. Visit [ http://www.nasig.org/ ]( http://www.nasig.org/ ) for more information.