Call for Participation Round-Up

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RIG’s Programs & Proposals team would like to share upcoming calls for participation for local and national conferences.

Conference Proposals: March and April

Call for Proposals: IDEAL Conference 2019
Deadline: Midnight (EST) on March 10, 2019

In partnership with the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), The Ohio State University Libraries will be hosting IDEAL ‘19: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility in Libraries & Archives Conference, on its campus in Columbus, Ohio, August 6-7, 2019.

The IDEAL ‘19 program committee invites proposals on advancing inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility in the academic and public library, archives, and museum sectors. Formerly the National Diversity in Libraries Conference (NDLC), IDEAL ‘19 will provide an opportunity for professionals at every level and across sectors to discuss how increasing workplace diversity and creating an inclusive working environment improves organizational effectiveness, creativity, adaptability, and relevance to the communities served by that organization.

2019 PR Xchange Awards Competition: Call for Submissions

The call for submissions for the 2019 PR Xchange Awards competition is now live.

Deadline: April 1, 2019

Chapter Proposals

Call for Chapter Proposals: CFP: LIS Interrupted: intersections of mental illness and library work

Working Title: LIS Interrupted: intersections of mental illness and library work

Editors: Miranda Dube and Carrie Wade

Submission Deadline: March 31st, 2018

Publisher: Library Juice Press

Grants and Scholarships

Call for proposals for the 2019 OLAC Research Grant

Full details on the grant and the application process can be found in the OLAC Handbook

Proposals must be submitted by March 1, 2019

To: Thomas Whittaker

OLAC Research Grant Committee Chair

Call for Applications for OVGTSL 2019 Annual Conference Library Student Scholarships

The online student scholarship application form is available here.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2019

New scholarships For ELUNA  or IGeLU

Intended to honor Christine Moulen ’s collaborative spirit by offering first time attendees an opportunity to experience the Ex Libris community of practitioners and find opportunities for collaboration, networking and education to a new generation of dedicated and collaborative library systems staff. The grant includes the conference fee and up to $1000 travel expenses. Three grants will be awarded per conference.

The deadline for submissions is March 1st.

To learn more or apply please visit

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