The Southeast Data Librarian Symposium (SEDLS) invites proposals for virtual workshops, short talks, and poster presentations for SEDLS 2020! 

- The SEDLS 2020 conference will be held online October 7-9, 2020.

- The deadline for proposals is Friday, July 24, 2020.

- Submission form available at

The Southeast Data Librarian Symposium is intended to provide an opportunity for librarians and other research data specialists to explore developments in the field of data librarianship, including the management and sharing of research data. Topics of particular interest this year include:

- Using available tools for research data management

- Using data analysis and data visualization tools

- Data support for undergraduate research

- Addressing data literacy in the curriculum

In addition to learning about new work in the field, attendees will have the opportunity to network and build partnerships with regional colleagues. It is open to all who wish to attend, including LIS students, data managers, and data scientists. The program will consist of workshops, short presentations, and networking opportunities over a three day period.

Submit your proposal at

The 2020 Southeast Data Librarian Symposium will be October 7-9, online. Zoom Pro for secure discussions is provided by the University of North Carolina at Greensboro University Libraries. 

We understand that videoconferencing is not optimized for universal design and accessibility. Please contact the conference organizers as soon as possible if you anticipate wanting accessibility support, so that we can design an approach that fits as much of our community as possible.

Questions should be directed to [log in to unmask] See the SEDLS 2020 website ( for continued updates and information about the symposium. Follow @SEDataLibrarian on Twitter.

Warmest regards,

SEDLS 2020 Planning Committee
Erin Carrillo
Melissa Chomintra
Nina Exner
Walt Gurley
Jo Klein
Megan Sheffield
Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh