Concordia University Libraries' 12th Annual Research Forum: Call for Proposals

Proposals are now being accepted for Concordia University Libraries' 12th Annual Research Forum, in the beautiful city of Montreal.  This year's Research Forum will be held on Monday, April 14th, 2014, 9:30 am to 3:00 pm, at the Loyola Jesuit Hall and Conference Centre. 
 
The Research Forum provides an opportunity for librarians, archivists, graduate students, teaching faculty, and information professionals to describe and promote their completed or in-progress research, practical case studies or projects.  The Forum also provides a venue for researchers to seek suggestions for enhancing their research interests, to identify potential new partners for projects, to test the effectiveness of their undertakings, and to promote research in academic libraries.
 
The keynote speaker is Selinda Berg, Program Chair for the 2012 and 2013 CARL Librarians’ Research Institute and Clinical Medicine Librarian, University of Windsor.
 
Call for Proposals
Proposals are invited for presentations and / or posters on research or a case study in any area of Library and Information Science including literacy instruction, social media, library history, citation analysis methods, scholarly publishing, services to users with disabilities, new library technologies, resource sharing, research data management, reference service models and innovations, library space and design.
 
Presentations and posters may be in English or French.
 
At least one of the presenters of the poster and/or presentation should be the primary researcher involved with the original project.
 
Presentations should be a maximum 15 minutes, followed by a five minute question period.
 
Posters may also be submitted. These will be on view for the entire day. Poster presenters will have an opportunity to describe their posters during the day.
 
Submission deadlines
 
Monday, March 3, 2014, 5 p.m.
 
For more information and to submit a proposal, please visit:  http://library.concordia.ca/about/staff/forum.php .
 
For more information about the Concordia University Libraries' 12th Annual Research Forum please contact Rosarie Coughlan, Chair, Research Forum Steering Committee rosarie.coughlan@concordia.ca.
 
Warm regards,
 
The Librarians' Research Forum Committee
Rosarie Coughlan (Chair)
Guylaine Beaudry
Pamela Carson
Michelle Lake
 

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