**Cross-posted to multiple lists - apologies for duplication**

The ALCTS Role of the Professional Librarian in Technical Services Interest Group (RPLTS IG) is seeking proposals for presentations at ALA Midwinter 2014, in Philadelphia, PA. RPLTS will meet from 10:30-11:30 on Saturday, January 25th.

All topics related to the role of the professional librarian in technical services are welcome, and presenters will be allotted approximately 20 minutes, with a short time for questions after the presentations.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to the following:

* Leadership in technical services
* Emerging roles for technical services/technical services librarians
* New staffing models in technical services
* Training (such as RDA training or E-Resources Management training, and
if it differs for professionals versus non-professional staff)

If you are interested in presenting, please contact Betsy Appleton ( eapplet1@gmu.edu ) or Stephanie Rodriguez ( sgehring@Central.UH.EDU ) by December 13, 2013, with a topic and brief description of your presentation.


Betsy Appleton and Stephanie Rodriguez, RPLTS IG Co-Chairs

Christine Dulaney and Harriet Wintermute, RPLTS IG Co-Chairs Elect




Cataloger / Metadata Librarian

Coleman Memorial Library / Florida A&M University

hewintermute@gmail.com / harriet.wintermute@famu.edu

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