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Second Call for proposals : ALA Core Role of the Professional Librarian in Technical Services Interest Group

  • 1.  Second Call for proposals : ALA Core Role of the Professional Librarian in Technical Services Interest Group

    Posted Jan 05, 2021 05:06 AM

    ** Apologies for cross postings**

     

    The ALA Core Role of the Professional Librarian in Technical Services Interest Group is seeking proposals for the Core Interest Group Week, February 1-5, 2021. The program will be held online on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021 from 2-3 pm (EST).

     

    The IG will be discussing training and professional development related topics pertaining to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (see below). Presentations addressing trainings, either on their formats, content, or their development and implementation etc. in this area are all welcome. 

     

    Theme: Incorporating Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in Technical Services

     

    Possible topics could include:

    • Training on metadata inclusiveness and conscious editing in traditional and non-traditional cataloging environment; 
    • Training on diversity in collection development in libraries or other settings;
    • Training on any EDI-related subject pertaining to Technical Services.

     

    Each presentation can be allocated 15 minutes (full presentation) or 10-5 minutes (light presentation). Please submit your proposal by January 10 at https://forms.gle/f7y6RB3Pa5iSCxXe7.

     

    Please include in your proposal the following information: Presenter Name, affiliation, email, presentation title, summary (max. 250 words) and time needed to present the topic.

      

    We look forward to hearing from you!

     

    RPLTS Interest Group Co-Chairs:

    Christine Davidian davidian@rowan.edu    

    Sai Deng Sai.Deng@ucf.edu

      

    RPLTS Interest Group Co-Vice-Chairs:

    Sherab Chen chen.1140@osu.edu

    Sofia Slutskaya sofia.slutskaya@library.gatech.edu



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    Sofia Slutskaya
    Head, Resource Description
    Emory University Library
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