Call for Papers - OVGTSL Vickie Melicher 03 Jan 2005 21:00 UTC


The Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services Librarians (OVGTSL)

2005 conference

- Rethink, Retool, Risk -

The annual conference of the Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services
Librarians, serving Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, will be hosted by the
CONSORT libraries at the Cherry Valley Lodge, Newark, Ohio, May 11-13,

The OVGTSL Conference Planning Committee invites proposals for presentations

*       From all interested persons - librarians, paraprofessionals, library
school students, and others.
*       That explore the challenges to technical services and collection
development to rethink, retool, and take risks in collaboration, workflow,
and management.  Possible areas include, but are not limited to:

*       Consortial endeavors with other libraries or cultural institutions
*       Education and training
*       End user involvement
*       Maximizing use of vendor services
*       Partnering with library departments outside of TS
*       Partnering with vendors
*       Preservation & digitization
*       Space / storage
*       Technology
*       Web-based tools
*       Workflow & procedures;

*       That can be presented within 45 minutes (e.g. 30 minute
presentation, 15 minutes for discussion).

Proposals should include the following information:

*       Primary presenter

*       Name
*       Affiliation
*       Work address
*       Telephone number
*       Email

*       Secondary presenters

*       Name
*       Affiliation
*       Work address

*       Title of presentation
*       Abstract of no more than 200 words
*       Equipment needs

Proposals must be received by JANUARY 31, 2005, and sent by email (MS word
format for attachments, please) to Margo Warner Curl at
Please indicate OVGTSL SUBMISSION in subject line.

Margo Warner Curl
Technical Services Librarian
The College of Wooster Libraries
1140 Beall Avenue
Wooster OH 44691
Phone: 330-263-2154
Fax: 330-263-2253

For more information refer to the conference website:

or to the OVGTSL website:

Vickie Melicher
Serials Librarian
Ohio Wesleyan University