Eresources Librarians - Share Your Knowledge/Experience at NASIG publicist 12 Nov 2014 14:06 UTC

NASIG 30th Annual Conference
NASIG at 30: Building the Digital Future
May 27-30, 2015
Washington, DC

The 2015 Program Planning Committee (PPC) invites
publishers, vendors, librarians, and others in the fields of
electronic resources and serials to submit proposals
relating to the electronic resource life cycle and
management, collection analysis and development, and
technology and providing access to electronic resources.

This is the 30th year of the NASIG conference, and we are
particularly interested in proposals that look at historic
trend analysis of the serials industry over the past 30
years, as well as visions of the future of the industry
based on our history (i.e. pricing models, COUNTER 4 usage
data applications).

Other programming tracks at the conference include resource
acquisition, management, and discovery, as well as other
topics related to the Core Competencies:

    Electronic resource life cycle and management

    Collection analysis and development

    Standards and systems of cataloging and classification,
metadata, and indexing

    Technology and providing access to electronic resources

    Licensing and legal framework

    Standards, initiatives, and best practices

    Scholarly communication

Please use the online form,, to submit a proposal
or program or idea. This Call for Proposals will close on
November 15, 2014.

Please note the following:

    The PPC welcomes proposals that are still in the
formative stages, and may work with potential presenters to
focus their proposals further.

    Proposals should name any particular products or
services that are integral to the content of the
presentation. However, as a matter of NASIG policy, programs
should not be used as a venue to promote or attack any
product, service, or institution.

    Time management issues generally limit each session to
one to three speakers for conference sessions. Panels of
four (4) or more speakers are discouraged must be discussed
in advance with the Program Planning Committee

    Please refer to the NASIG reimbursement policy,, for reimbursement of speaker expenses.

    All session speakers must complete a Memorandum of
Understanding (MOU),, prior to
speaking at the conference.

Inquiries may be sent to PPC at:

We look forward to a great conference in Washington!

Anna Creech and Danielle Williams
NASIG PPC Chair and Vice-Chair

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Charlene N. Simser
Publicist, NASIG, Inc. | @NASIG
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