National Diversity in Libraries Conference: Share Your Insight

Call For Proposals:

From Groundwork to Action, The National Diversity in Libraries Biennial Conference
July 14-16, 2010
Princeton, NJ

Program proposals deadline extended, now due on October 16, 2009.
Poster Session  proposals are due on December 22, 2009.

This event enables a regional discussion of current diversity issues with an emphasis on the host region.


Suggested Topics/Tracks

Conference presentations are sought in all areas of diversity, including but not limited to, the following:

  • Workplace: administration and management; recruitment and retention; leadership; continuing education; mentoring; organizational culture; office environment; budgeting; motivation; staff skill development; cross-training; usability.
  • User services: reference; collections; programming; health education; assessment; instructional design; marketing; collaborations; community spaces/learning spaces; outreach; the Library as a Place; customer service; consumerization; usability.
  • Technology: emerging technologies; technology services; social networking; teaching and learning; innovations; online learning; core competencies; Library 2.0; YouTube; digitization; open source; visual media; web-based collaborative software; learning 2.0, second life; widgets/applications/mashups; virtual libraries/scan on demand.

Presentation Formats
Presentations may take one of the following formats:

  • Individual presentation
  • Poster session ¬†– Deadline for submissions December 22, 2009
  • Panel session

Submission Guidelines and Selection Criteria

Previous NDLC Post Conference Materials by ACRL Residency Interest Group Members:

If you have additional questions about the conference please e-mail ndlc2010 (at) Princeton (dot) EDU (You will be required to confirm that you are sending a message to this email address.)

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