Saturday, February 09, 2008

Calls for professional development sessions

The Association of College and Research Libraries invites proposals for a half-day or full-day professional development sessions to be held prior to the 2009 American Library Association Midwinter Meeting or the 2009 ALA Annual Conference. Submission deadline is April 7 , 2008. ALA Midwinter Meeting workshops will be held on January 23 2009 , in Denver, USA. ALA Annual Conference preconferences will be held on July 10 2009 , in Chicago. "Professional development programs should allow participants to develop skills related to a specific topic and should focus on interactive learning through a variety of presentation styles. Programs that offer practical tips and cutting-edge techniques are especially encouraged. Proposals should explicitly outline activities that will be incorporated during the session to enable attendees to achieve the session's learning outcomes." Proposals should be submitted via the online proposal form at

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