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

The ALCTS Role of the Professional Librarian in Technical Services Interest Group (RPLTS IG) is seeking proposals for presentations at ALA Annual 2013, in Chicago, IL. RPLTS will meet from 10:30-11:30 on Saturday, June 29th at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place.

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:

* Emerging or shifting roles for technical services librarians

* Leadership in technical services

* New staffing models in technical services

* Role of TS librarians in training, developing policies, managing projects, or other professional level tasks

If you are interested in presenting, please email Allison Yanos (allison_yanos@baylor.edu) or Charles McElroy (cnmcelroy@fsu.edu) by May 24, 2013 with your proposed presentation title, summary, and the names, titles and contact information for the presenter(s).

Additionally, if you are interested in becoming a RPLTS IG Vice Chair for 2013-2014 (starting after Annual), please contact Allison Yanos (allison_yanos@baylor.edu) or Charles McElroy (cnmcelroy@fsu.edu).