2016 MLA/DLA: ACRL-MD Call for Proposals
2016 Annual MLA/DLA Conference
Ocean City, MD: May 4-6, 2016
Proposal Submission Deadline: August 31, 2015
Theme... Libraries: Unlocking Potential
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Please contact Claire Holmes (
or 410.704.3795) with any questions about the proposal submission process or the conference itself. For the proposal announcement: check
Please proofread names, job titles, and institutions carefully as this information will appear in the conference program.
Please provide a mailing address for one of the presenters who will serve as the main contact.
Presenter Name(s), Title(s) and Institution(s):u
Please include your full name, job title and institution as you would like it printed in all conference materials. A maximum of 3 presenters is allowed for each presentation.
Please provide an email address for the main contact.
Please provide a phone number for the main contact.
Titles, descriptions, and learning outcomes may be modified by the conference planning committee in collaboration with presenters.
Please keep in mind that session titles may be shortened for the conference guides. If you create a two part title, please be sure that the first part of your title is descriptive.
Please write a short and engaging description, 150 words or less, about your presentation. Please proofread carefully, as this description will be used in the conference program.
Please list 2-3 learning outcomes that participants from your session will accomplish. Outcomes must be actionable and measurable. It is advised that learning outocomes begin with "At the conclusion of the program, participants will be able to...". (e.g. At the conclusion of the program, participants will be able to name 3 strategies for increasing revenue.)
Primary Conference Session Tag
Please list a primary descriptive tag.
Secondary Conference Session Tags
Please list 2 secondary tags.
Please indicate the type of session you are proposing.
Please indicate how long you expect your session to run. Sessions are either approximately 1 hour or 2 hours. The exact program length will depend on conference schedule.
Preferred room arrangement:
Rooms are generally set up in theater style to accommodate the largest number of attendees. If you prefer round tables, please specify.
Theater Style (default)
Please indicate any equipment needed for your presentation. (An internet connection, podium microphone, and projection screen are provided in every room.)
Laptop ( includes DVD player, MS Office, Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, Real Player, Flash)
Table Microphones (for panel discussions)
Flip Chart with Markers
Please provide additional information about your proposed session that you believe will be helpful to the conference planning committee. Context and/or background information may be especially helpful.
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