ACRL/NY Calls for Poster Proposals for "The Library as a Knowledge Laboratory"

ACRL/NY has placed a call for proposals for posters for their annual symposium on December 6, 2013. Their announcement has been copied in full below. 


Call for Poster Session Proposals: “The Library as Knowledge Laboratory”
The Greater New York Chapter of the
Association of College and Research Libraries
2013 Symposium
December 6, 2013

The 2013 ACRL/NY Annual Symposium “The Library as Knowledge Laboratory” will explore the opportunities and challenges facing academic librarians in light of scholars’ increased demands for new formats, open-source tools, digital repositories, and innovative research methods in the new knowledge laboratory.

ACRL/NY invites you to submit a poster session proposal for the 2013 Symposium. Your poster session can address any issue related to this theme. Examples include but are not limited to:

  • Transforming physical space
  • Service models
  • Scalability and/or Sustainability
  • Interaction between IT, faculty and librarians
  • New staffing needs and job titles
  • Re-skilling
  • Changing culture
  • Securing real estate
  • Assessment/Evaluation of programs and people
  • Connecting to teaching faculty
  • Promoting a program to library administration
  • Managing administrative expectations


How to Apply to Present a Poster Session:

Please submit your proposal using the online form.

The deadline for submission is Friday, September 13, 2013 Accepted posters will be notified by Monday, September 30, 2013.

For some helpful poster pointers, check the “poster presentations” tab on the Research Presentations LibGuide

A few guidelines for presenters:

You will be expected to arrive by 8:30 am, set up by 9:00 am and stay through to the end of the symposium. Tables and easels are provided. Tables are 2 by 5 feet.

We look forward to your submissions!

- The 2013 ACRL/NY Symposium Committee