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  • 1.  Reminder - Call for 2024 STS Lightning Talk Proposals - Due March 15

    Posted Mar 08, 2024 08:28 AM

    Greetings All!

    The Research Committee of the ACRL Science and Technology Section (STS) invites proposals for a session of lightning talks to highlight research and practitioner projects related to science and technology librarianship. The committee is seeking proposals to present at the STS Lightning Talks that will be held on April 25, 2024.  ACRL or STS membership is NOT required in order to present at the session.

    The STS Lightning Talks are an opportunity to share research endeavors or practitioner projects that enhance science and technology librarianship. Proposals should provide useful and practical findings and describe opportunities for discussion with participants. The sessions will consist of asynchronous presentations and commentary hosted online followed by a synchronous virtual Q&A session on Thursday April 25, 2024

    Submissions should include an abstract that clearly addresses the following: 

    • brief background information about your project,

    • the research question or problem that drove your project,

    • the methods used,

    • your findings and a brief discussion that includes the impact of your project,

    • a brief description of any equity, diversity, or inclusion considerations in your work. 

    NOTE: Proposals are limited to 250 words. Please do not include any identifying elements (name, institution, etc.) in your abstract or title.  


    Submit Proposal Here: 


    Proposal Deadline: Friday March 15 ,2024

    If you have any questions, please ask the STS Research Committee co-chairs:

    Kelly Grossman

    Andrew Stuart, 

    Andrew Stuart
    Subject Librarian for Life and Physical Sciences
    Ohio University Libraries

  • 2.  RE: Reminder - Call for 2024 STS Lightning Talk Proposals - Due March 15

    Posted Apr 11, 2024 03:47 PM

    Is there a registration link for attending the conference? It is a virtual conference, right? 

    Sadie Davenport
    Associate Librarian
    California Northstate University