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Call for Proposals Extended: 2022 Southeastern Resource Sharing Conference (Oct. 13-14 in Nashville, TN)–New Deadline Fri., June 3

(via Jennifer Young, East Tennessee State University)

The planners of the 2022 Southeastern Resource Sharing Conference are now accepting program proposals. Presenters are eligible for a discount on Conference registration.

The Conference is currently scheduled as an in-person event and will take place from October 13 to 14 (Thursday to Friday) at the Scarritt Bennett Conference Center in Nashville, Tennessee. The keynote speaker will be Tina Baich.

Come and enjoy classic southern hospitality while (re)connecting with library colleagues from across the Southeast and beyond. Join us in exploring ways to strengthen resource sharing in its many forms among libraries of all types and sizes.

We are seeking session proposals that cover interlibrary loan, document delivery, copyright, open access and education, consortial borrowing, regional and institutional repositories, shared collections, and more. We also encourage proposals that explore connections, collaborations, and crossover topics, including between resource sharing and scholarly communications.

If you have a topic you’d like to share, we encourage you to submit a proposal for a:

  • Poster (size information coming soon)
  • Lightning Talk – 10 minutes
  • Presentation – 40 minutes
  • Panel – 40 minutes (more info. below)

We invite you to propose a panel (including panelists) around a topic of your choice.  Here are a few ideas.

  • Next Generation Resource Sharing (including what we’ve learned from COVID)
  • Controlled Digital Lending
  • E-book Lending
  • Enhancing regional collaboration​

The deadline to submit proposals is now Friday, June 3. Please see the Conference website for additional information as it becomes available.

Direct questions to James Harper, at harperjb@wfu.edu.

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