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Call for Posters

Call for Posters

Theme: Innovation and Best Practices in Business Librarianship

Location: 2011 SLA Annual Conference -- Philadelphia, PA

Date/Time: Monday, June 13, 2011, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

In this call for posters, the Business and Finance Division of SLA is providing an opportunity for business librarians to share ideas and develop research collaborations. We are looking for case studies or practical applications on a wide range of issues, including:

  • Standards and competencies for business information librarians
  • Pedagogic approaches to business information education
  • Assessment of learning outcomes
  • Integrating business information with the curriculum
  • Librarian/faculty collaboration
  • New technologies for teaching business information topics
  • Business information education in multi-disciplinary contexts
  • Professional development for business librarians
  • Promoting business information research services

Help your colleagues learn from your work, both successful and unsuccessful. Share the results of your efforts at the upcoming poster session at SLA in Philadelphia, June 2011.

This session is sponsored by the Business and Finance Division and the College and University Business Librarians Section.

Guidelines for materials and layout of poster presentations are available on the SLA Business and Finance Division website at [URL].

The deadline for abstract submissions is March 7, 2011. Please submit your name, institution, fax, e-mail address, poster title, and description (250 words or fewer) by e-mail, fax, or surface mail at the address given below.

Any SLA member is welcome to submit an abstract for consideration. In the event that a greater number of submissions are received than can be accommodated, members of the Business and Finance Division will be given preference. Not a member of the SLA Business and Finance Division? Click here to join:

All applicants will be notified no later than April 5, 2011 as to whether or not their proposal has been accepted. If you have any questions about this session, contact:

[Name and contact information]

Poster Proposal Acceptance Letter

Dear Jane Smith Librarian:

I'm pleased to inform you that your poster, "Embedding Ourselves: A Look at One Business Library's Success in Embedded Librarianship," has been accepted for presentation in the first-ever SLA Business and Finance Division Poster Session, addressing the theme of Business Information Literacy.

The poster session will be held Monday, June 15 from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM at the SLA Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. In addition, the poster session will be located next to the room where the Annual Business and Finance Division Awards Ceremony will be held. At 5:30, when the reception starts, the doors between the rooms will be opened. This is to encourage attendees to continue viewing the posters after the awards have been given.

Guidelines for materials and layout of poster presentations are available on the SLA Business and Finance Division website at [URL]. Additional information as to specific location and set-up procedures will be provided as it becomes available.

We have a great group of posters which should provide some stimulating discussion among the presenters and attendees. Congratulations and thank you for your participation.