DLF Fall Forum 2008: Providence, Rhode Island
1:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 12, 2008 –
1:00 p.m., Friday, November 14, 2008

The Westin Providence
One West Exchange Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02903


Call for Panels, Papers, and BOF Sessions

Friday, September 5, 2008

Proposals for papers, panels, and birds-of-a-feather (BOF) sessions should be submitted by close of business in your time zone on Friday, September 5, 2008 via this SurveyGizmo link:

Proposals on a range of thematic interests are welcome, and proposals that relate to the following themes are encouraged:
Data-oriented services, e.g., Project Jangle
User experience
Mobile services


DLF Forum Fellowships for Librarians New to the Profession Nominations

Friday, September 5, 2008

Send an e-mail message to Jaime Moore <jmoore "at" diglib "dot" org> with the subject line text "Spring Forum 2008 Fellowship Application: [candidate's name]" by Friday, September 5, 2008 including  DOC and/or PDF attachments of the following documentation:

* Brief personal statement (500 words or less) from the candidate explaining their educational background, what their Digital Library involvement is, why they are excited about Digital Library work, and how they see themselves benefiting from a DLF Forum.
* Cover letter from the nominating institution's University Librarian, Program Director, Division Head, or Associate University Librarian.
* A current résumé.



Sunday, October 12th

Registration is open through an online form available from <>. Individuals are responsible for making their own lodging arrangements. DLF has reserved a block of rooms at The Westin Providence. Book a reservation online from <>. The DLF group rate is $179/night for single and double occupancy, and is available until October 12, 2008.