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Final Reminder: Deadline to Submit a Poster Proposal for ILA 2020 Virtual Conference (Oct. 20-22) is Monday, Aug. 31

(via the Illinois Library Association)

The Illinois Library Association (ILA) Conference Program Committee invites applications for poster sessions at the 2020 ILA Virtual Annual Conference, taking place from Tuesday, October 20, to Thursday, October 22. Poster sessions will be featured on the ILA website (an example is available here). The online poster session will become available at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, October 20, and posters will continue to be accessible after the virtual conference ends on Thursday, October 22.

Submissions are invited from all types of libraries and on any topic relevant to librarianship and may include a description of an innovative library program; an analysis of a solution to a problem; a report of a research study; or any other presentation that would benefit the larger library community. Poster session participants populate a virtual “poster” with pictures, data, graphs, diagrams, narrative text and more. The suggested format of the virtual poster is a PDF or Prezi, although ILA may be able to accommodate exceptions if a participant has a particular preference.

The Poster Session Committee will consider the quality of the research, program or project as presented in the abstract in making its decisions. Applications are due by Monday, August 31. To submit a poster, please go here.

Please note: only Illinois library staff, trustees, students, etc. may apply. Vendors and others who offer services for a fee should consider a booth in the exhibit hall. More information is available here.

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