The Core Role of the Professional Librarian in Technical Services Interest Group seeks facilitators for virtual roundtable discussions for its session at the 2021 Virtual ALA Annual Conference (Date/time TBA).
Housed within the Core division of ALA, the Core Role of the Professional Librarian in Technical Services Interest provides a forum to discuss common problems concerning aspects of professional activity, both supervisory and non-administrative, in the technical services area of academic research libraries. For our ALA Annual session we are looking for volunteers to facilitate small group discussions related to
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in the Library and Technical Services
Sample questions of interest include, but are not limited to
Roundtable discussions are small, informal group discussions intended to give participants the opportunity to network, discuss best practices, and share information. Discussion facilitators are responsible for identifying and developing a topic, creating discussion questions, and facilitating a discussion. Discussion facilitators will also provide a quick report back to the group at large toward the end of the session. If similar proposals are submitted and accepted, facilitators may be asked to co-facilitate.
Those interested in participating as a discussion facilitator should submit a proposal that includes:
Please submit your proposal at https://forms.gle/46tvFTv9EyMtnDrJA by May 10, 2021.
RPLTS Interest Group Co-Chairs:
Christine Davidian firstname.lastname@example.org
Sai Deng Sai.Deng@ucf.edu
RPLTS Interest Group Co-Vice-Chairs:
Sofia Slutskaya email@example.com
Sherab Chen firstname.lastname@example.org
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