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Proposals Deadline for Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference Break-Out Sessions Extended to Jan. 31

(via Margaret Chambers, CARLI)

Mark your calendars for the 5th annual GLRSC:  Charting Our Course Together on June 7-8, 2018

at the Hilton Garden Inn in Perrysburg, OH   

featuring a keynote presentation by George Needham, Director of the Delaware County District Library

This conference is an opportunity for individuals working in resource sharing to trade information and network with other colleagues. Watch for updates on the conference website at http://glrsc.org. Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

Do you have a new idea or success story to share?  We are accepting program proposals through January 31, 2018, on any of the following topic areas:

  • Resource Sharing Best Practices
  • Marketing Services
  • Electronic Resources and Resource Sharing
  • Workflow Improvements
  • Cooperative Collection Development
  • Consortial or Group Purchasing
  • Purchase on Demand
  • Delivery Solutions
  • Data-Driven Decision-Making
  • Reciprocal Borrowing
  • Shared Staffing and Training
  • Shared Discovery Layers
  • E-Books
  • Resource Sharing in Next Gen Systems
  • Shared Print Projects
  • Open Educational Resources
  • Cross-Departmental Collaboration

Proposed presentations should be 45 minutes in length including time for questions.  CLICK HERE for the online submission form. A call for proposals for lightning round presentations (15 minutes in length) will be announced in February.

Accepted presenters will have the opportunity to publish a version of their conference presentation to the Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery, & Electronic Reserves in a special issue, but will not be obligated to do so.

Each proposal should include a title, description, and abstract. Program proposals will be reviewed by the program committee, with selected presenters notified by February 16, 2018. Please direct any questions to Amanda Musacchio (amanda.musacchio@railslibraries.info) and Mark Sullivan (sullivm@geneseo.edu).

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