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NETSL Call for Proposals
Friday, January 28, 2022
Category: NELA Events

Friday, April 8th, 2022
Virtual or in-person at the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

Call for Proposals - applications due Friday, January 28, 2022
Please submit your proposal using the form. You can present virtually or in-person. The NETSL board will review proposals for their content, relevance, and overall fit. Applicants will be notified about proposals in late February and presenters will have their registration fees waived.

What is NETSL?
The New England Technical Services Librarians (NETSL) is a section of the New England Library Association (NELA). Our mission is to bring together all persons interested in technical services for the exchange of ideas and discussion of problems.

What topics are we looking for?
We're seeking proposals for 60-minute breakout or workshop sessions and 7-minute lightning talks related to our 2022 theme: "Our Work Supports Everyone: Demonstrating the Value of Technical Services." Technical services staff collaborate with many departments in the library and talks might cover (but are not limited to):

Cataloging and metadata
E-resources
Discovery services
Description services
Physical processing
Digital asset management
Acquisitions
Resource management
Assessment
Interlibrary loan / resource sharing
Collection management
Relationships with other library and campus departments

You can see titles of past presentations since 2005 at the NETSL website. Please direct any questions to the NETSL Executive Board at [email protected]

Interested in attending? Consider taking this two-question survey to help us plan the event.