CLIR is pleased to announce that we have opened Calls for Proposals for our conferences happening over the course of a week this November in Baltimore, Maryland: the DLF Forum, Learn@DLF, Digital Preservation 2020, and this year, CLIR’s Digitizing Hidden Collections Symposium. 


For all events, we welcome submissions from members and nonmembers alike. Students, practitioners, and others from any related field are invited to submit for one conference or multiple (though, different proposals for each, please).






Please keep in mind that submissions for the Digitizing Hidden Collections Symposium should come from current or former participants in CLIR Digitizing Hidden Collections grant projects.


Session options range from 2-minute lighting talks at the Forum and DigiPres to half-day workshops at Learn@DLF, with many options in between.


New this year, we’ve put together a video with some tips for successful conference proposals. We encourage everyone to watch and incorporate these suggestions clearly into your submissions. Watch the video here: 


The deadline for all opportunities is Monday, April 27 at 11:59pm Eastern Time. Submit here.


If you have any questions, please write to us at [log in to unmask]. We’re looking forward to seeing you in Baltimore.


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Aliya Reich | she/her/hers

Program Manager for Conferences and Events
Council on Library and Information Resources / The Digital Library Federation

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