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Reminder: 2021 Midwest Symposium Proposals Due 5/3

  • 1.  Reminder: 2021 Midwest Symposium Proposals Due 5/3

    Posted 04-19-2021 16:31
    The SLA Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and Michigan communities invite you to share your knowledge and experiences! Take part in an exciting annual virtual event featuring colleagues from around the Midwest.

    The 2021 SLA Midwest Symposium will take place on Friday, June 4. You are invited to propose one (or both) of the following:


    • Lighting talk (super-focused 10 minute talk on your topic)
    • Education session (30-60 min)

    Topics might include, but are not limited to:

    • Collecting/utilizing data
    • Evolving role of libraries
    • Information ethics
    • Copyright/intellectual property
    • Diversity, equity, inclusion
    • Pandemic librarianship
    • Post-COVID librarianship

    Presenters who have recently begun/completed a project/initiative, published an article/blog post, or shifted their career in some way are especially encouraged to submit a proposal.


    → Submit your 2021 SLA Midwest Symposium proposal


    Proposals are due Monday, May 3, 2021. Presenters will be notified by Friday, May 14. If you have any questions, please contact Dan Bostrom, slailpresidentelect@gmail.com.

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    Dan Bostrom
    Member Engagement Manager
    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS)
    dan.bostrom@railslibraries.info
    630.734.5152
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