NASIG 29th Annual Conference Taking Stock and Taming New Frontiers May 1-4, 2014 Fort Worth, TX Join vision speakers Herbert Van de Sompel, Katherine Skinner, and Jenica Rogers at the 29th Annual NASIG Conference in Ft. Worth, TX from May 1-4, 2014! The deadline for proposal submission has been extended to Friday, November 22. Please use our ProposalSpace online form to submit a proposal. The PPC welcomes programs focusing on the Core Competencies that the NASIG Core Competency Task Force developed for Electronic Resources Librarians. Program topics from the Core Competencies include: ● Electronic resource life cycle and management ● Collection analysis and development ● Standards and systems of cataloging and classification, metadata, and indexing ● Technology and providing access to electronic resources ● Licensing and legal framework ● Standards, initiatives, and best practices ● Scholarly communication Please note the following: ● Time management issues generally limit each session to one to three speakers for conference sessions. Panels of four (4) or more speakers must be discussed in advance with the Program Planning Committee ([log in to unmask]) ● Each session speaker receives a waiver for one-half of the basic conference registration if registered before Early Bird registration closes, regardless of NASIG membership status. Inquiries may be sent to PPC at: [log in to unmask] We look forward to a great conference in Fort Worth! Kelli Getz and Anna Creech NASIG PPC Chair and Vice-Chair ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Charlene N. Simser Publicist, NASIG, Inc. [log in to unmask] | @NASIG ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Established in 1985, the North American Serials Interest Group, Inc. is an independent organization that promotes communication and sharing of ideas among all members of the serials information chain – anyone working with or concerned about serial publications. For more information about NASIG, please visit http://www.nasig.org/.