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Purpose: Provides a forum to discuss and analyze techniques, new developments, problems and technological advances in the workflows associated with the evaluation, selection, acquisition, and discovery of library materials and resources.

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CFP ~ #ALAMW21 CORE Technical Services Workflow Efficiency IG (TSWEIG) Virtual Summit

  • 1.  CFP ~ #ALAMW21 CORE Technical Services Workflow Efficiency IG (TSWEIG) Virtual Summit

    Posted Nov 24, 2020 10:45 AM

    ** Apologies for multiple postings… **

    The CORE Technical Services Workflow Efficiency Interest Group (TSWEIG) invites proposals for presentations or topics of discussion at its 2021 ALA Midwinter Virtual. The meeting will take place the week of February 1-5, 2021, on Date: February 2, 2021 / Time: 2-3 pm (CST). 

    TSWEIG's charge is to provide a forum to exchange information and discuss techniques in workflows associated with the evaluation, selection, acquisition, and discovery of library resources. Possible presentation and discussion topics include, but are not limited to:

    • Streamlining workflows
    • Project management
    • Workflow collaboration between departments
    • Training personnel
    • Use of technology to improve workflows

    Presentation or discussion proposals should include:

    • Title
    • A brief (300 words or less) summary of the topic
    • Amount of time needed to present or discuss topic
    • Name(s), position(s) title(s), and email address(es) of presenter(s)

    Please submit your proposal by filling out this form by Friday, December 18 or so with notifications going out the first week of January 2021 (some vacation time is scheduled for one of your humble IG co-chairs). Proposals should not be sent in reply to this post.

    We look forward to hearing from you!

    Jesse & Sarah

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    Sent on behalf of Jesse & Sarah, TSWEIG Co-Chairs:

    Jesse A Lambertson

    Metadata and Digital Resources Librarian

    D'Angelo Law Library - University of Chicago

    lambertson@uchicago.edu 

    Sarah Cruz

    Metadata Librarian

    Georgia Institute of Technology Library

    sarah.cruz@library.gatech.edu 



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    Jesse Lambertson
    Metadata and Digital Resources Librarian
    D'Angelo Law Library - University of Chicago
    lambertson@uchicago.edu
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