[Metadatalibrarians] Call for Proposals: ALA Core Role of the Professional Librarian in TS IG at Core IG Week, 2021

Sophia Deng saideng at gmail.com
Mon Jan 4 08:00:05 PST 2021

** 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
   - 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* to
the online form (
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 at rowan.edu

Sai Deng Sai.Deng at ucf.edu

RPLTS Interest Group Co-Vice-Chairs:

Sherab Chen chen.1140 at osu.edu

Sofia Slutskaya sofia.slutskaya at library.gatech.edu

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