UPDATE: The deadline is June 1, but they may take proposals after that date. Contact Stephen Patton (below) if you are interested.
Call for Proposals! IRIG Lightning Round Talks At ALA Annual 2016:
Proposals are solicited for lightning round talks to be held during the ACRL Image Resources Interest Group (IRIG) Business Meeting from 1-2:30pm on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at the ALA Annual Conference in Orlando. Presenters will speak for five minutes to showcase their topic followed by a brief Q & A with the audience. A moderator will keep talks on time and facilitate discussion. Presenters are encouraged to bring handouts but a projector should be available.
Suggested topics include:
- Image metadata
- Project planning with images
- Image collections across systems and platforms
- Collaboration with academic departments/community outreach
- Visual literacy standards implementation
- Learning objects for visual literacy instruction
We are interested in all aspects of image resources and look forward to varied presentations and creative projects, including projects in their beginning stages.
Please submit proposals or questions to Stephen Patton at Stephen.Patton@indstate.edu by June 1, 2016.
Proposals should include the following information:
Brief proposal description (100-150 words)
Submitters will be notified by June 3, 2016. (Early submissions will receive a prompt review.)
See the IRIG website for more information: