[Metadatalibrarians] NETSL 2020 Conference Call for Proposals

Lori Looney ljloo at conncoll.edu
Wed Dec 11 04:30:20 PST 2019

The New England Technical Services Librarians (NETSL
<https://netsl.wordpress.com/>) mission is to bring together  all persons
in the region interested in technical services for the exchange of ideas
and discussion of problems.

The NETSL Annual Spring Conference will be held Friday, April 17th, 2020 at
the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA.

We are seeking proposals for 60-minute breakout sessions and 7-minute
lightning talks for our 2020 theme, Under Pressure: Coping with New
Realities in Technical Services. Topics might include:


    strategies for handling aggregated job responsibilities

    techniques for articulating expectations and consequences

    tools for keeping the library running with limited resources

    aligning job descriptions with job actualities

    methods for navigating through constant change

    advocacy ideas for moving technical services forward as a profession.

The deadline for proposal submission is 5:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, January
16. Please submit your proposal using the form at
https://forms.gle/yRV4fq1iiiEsetyJ6  Presenters will be notified about
proposals via email in late February.

You can see titles of past presentations since 2005 at

Please direct any questions to the NETSL Executive Board at netsl at nelib.org

Lori Looney
Technical Services & E-Resources Specialist | NETSL Outreach Officer
Shain Library - Connecticut College
270 Mohegan Ave.
New London, CT 06320
(860) 439-2668
Fax (860)439-3404
lori.looney at conncoll.edu

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