Save This Date (and Call for Proposals): NC Serials Conference 2011 Kemp, Rebecca Laura 03 Nov 2010 14:56 UTC


Save This Date!
The 20th Annual North Carolina Serials Conference will be held March 10, 2011 at The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, Chapel Hill, NC.

Be sure to join us on this very historic occasion!
 Call for Proposals

20th Annual North Carolina Serials Conference
March 10, 2011
The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
Chapel Hill, NC

The 2011 North Carolina Serials Conference Program Planning Committee invites proposals and suggestions for presentations on any aspect of the serials industry or serials management.   The Committee welcomes participation from all members of the serials profession including publishers, vendors, and systems developers, in addition to faculty and library staff in all types of libraries.  Students seeking a forum to share findings from serials-related research or work experience are also encouraged to submit proposals.  The Committee hopes to continue previous successes by assembling a program that both shares and inspires creativity, collaboration, and new ways of thinking.

Submit proposals by e-mail in a document attachment to Beth Bernhardt at
Deadline for submission is December 15, 2010.

When submitting a proposal, please include the following information.

1.    Name(s)
2.    Mailing Address
3.    Telephone number, fax number, and email address(es)
4.    Short (50 words or less) biographical description about proposed speakers
5.    Proposed title
6.    A 200-300 word abstract, which clearly states the proposal topic, its relationship to serials, and its relevance for conference attendees
7.    Estimate of time required to present topic
Please note:  Travel and registration expenses will have to be paid by the presenter. 
The Program Planning Committee will review all submitted proposals for their content, timeliness, relevance to the current serials environment, and fit with the overall Conference content.  The Committee reserves the right to refocus or combine proposals as needed to reach a diverse audience and to maximize use of program time slots.


Rebecca Kemp
E-Resources Acquisitions Librarian
CB#3938 Davis Library
UNC-Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27514-8890
ph: 919-962-0162
fax: 919-962-4450