ACRL Arts Section Blog

November 17, 2014

CALL FOR PRESENTERS: ACRL ARTS Section’s Discussion Forum at ALA Midwinter in Chicago

Filed under: Uncategorized — ccovert @ 4:22 pm

Are you doing research in the arts that you would like to share with fellow librarians?

Is there something you’re doing at your library dealing with the arts that you think others should know about?

If so, the ACRL Arts section invites you to submit a presentation proposal for our in virtual Discussion Forum to be held on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 11am PST, 2pm EST.

Presentations can be on any topic pertaining to the arts or design (see list of possible topics below). It can be a project that you are currently working on or research you are engaged in. There is no requirement for presenters to be Arts Section members to participate. Students are also encouraged to make a submission. Each presentation will be 15-20 minutes with a short Q&A after.

Proposals should include presenter name, position, and institution as well as a presentation title and a short abstract. Please submit your proposals at The deadline for submissions is Monday, December 15. Chosen presenters will be notified shortly after.

Possible topics:
Innovations in providing/accessing art publications
Use of audio-video/tutorials/mobile media in arts libraries
Copyright and fair use in the arts environment
Developments in the display and/or preservation of arts materials
Innovative information literacy or visual literacy techniques with arts students
Emerging technologies in arts libraries
Inventive collection management and development in the arts
Strategies for reaching out to arts users (students and faculty)
Copyright and fair use in the arts environment
Evaluating the needs of arts users
Use of images in information literacy instruction
Creative physical or online/virtual exhibits

If you have questions, please contact me.

Claudia T. Covert,
ACRL Arts Publications and Research Committee Chair 2013-2015

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