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Annual Conference Call for Breakout Session Proposals
Michigan Academic Library Association (MiALA) 2019 Annual Conference:
Call for Presentation Proposals
Submissions Due Friday, January 11, 2019
May 13-14, 2019
Saginaw Valley State University
MiALA invites you and your colleagues to submit presentation proposals for the 4th annual conference to be held May 13-14, 2019 at Saginaw Valley State University. Please consider sharing your innovations, creative endeavors, and practical solutions for communicating, promoting, or visualizing value in academic libraries. Participation from librarians, library staff, LIS students, and administrators from all types of academic libraries is encouraged.
We welcome proposals in any topic related to the conference theme, including, but not limited to:
Assessment and Evaluation
Cataloging and Metadata
Distance or Online Learning
Critical Librarianship
Education and Curriculum
Electronic Resources
Instruction and Information Literacy
Mid-Level Management
Open Educational Resources
Research Services or Reference
Resource Sharing
Technical Services
User Experience
Web Development and Design
Proposals for presentations, panels, or facilitated discussions (40 minutes) or mini-presentations (20 minutes) can be submitted using the online submission form and must be received by Friday, January 11, 2019. The primary contact listed on each proposal will receive a message indicating receipt of the proposal when it is submitted and decisions on all proposals will be communicated to the primary contact by Friday, February 1, 2019.
Questions about proposals can be sent to Amie Pifer ( or Elizabeth Webster ( Questions about the conference in general can be sent to

Published: 11/20/18