ULS Mid-Level Managers Discussion Group: Call for Proposals (2015 ALA annual)

Sebastiaan ter BurgIf you have experience in academic library middle management and would like to lead a discussion at ALA Annual, consider submitting a proposal to the ACRL-ULS Mid-Level Managers Discussion Group.

The charge of the ACRL-ULS Mid-Level Managers Discussion Group is “to provide a forum for discussion and presentations on current topics of interest to mid-level managers in academic libraries”. Prior topics of the Mid-Level Managers Discussion Group meetings at ALA Midwinter and Annual have focused on reorganization, change management, strategic planning, and time management.

To submit a proposal, please include the following:

  • a cover page with the presenter’s name, title, institution, and email address
  • a second page with the following:
    • title
    • topic
    • summary of proposed presentation (maximum 500 words)
    • description of how you will lead the discussion and engage the attendees
    • 2-3 learning outcomes that specify what participants will be able to do as a result of the presentation

Submissions should be sent to Brenna Helmstutler, Convener, at brenna@gsu.edu by Wednesday, April 22 at 5pm EDT. The group members will use a blind review process to select the presenter, who will be notified by April 30. The Mid-Level Managers Discussion Group will meet on Sunday, June 28, 2015 from 1:00-2:30.

(photo credit: Sebastiaan ter Burg)

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