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Call for Proposals: Role of the Professional Librarian in Technical Services IG - ALA Midwinter 2013

The ALCTS Role of the Professional Librarian in Technical Services Interest Group (RPLTS IG) is seeking proposals for presentations at ALA Midwinter 2013, in Seattle, WA. RPLTS will meet from 10:30-11:30 on Saturday, January 26th at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel (Municipal Room).

All topics related to the role of the professional librarian in technical services are welcome, and presenters will be allotted approximately 15-20 minutes, with a short time for questions after the presentations.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to the following

* Leadership in technical services
* Emerging roles for technical services/technical services librarians
* New staffing models in technical services
* Training (such as RDA training and if it differs for professionals
versus non-professional staff)

If you are interested in presenting, please contact Allison Yanos (allison_yanos@baylor.edu) or Charles McElroy (cnmcelroy@fsu.edu) by December 14, 2012, with a topic and brief description of your presentation.

Thanks,

Allison Yanos and Charles McElroy, RPLTS IG Co-Chairs
Betsy Appleton and Stephanie Gehring, RPLTS IG Co-Chairs Elect