Call for Proposals: Concordia University Libraries' 14th Annual Research Forum

Proposals are now being accepted for Concordia University Libraries' 14th Annual Research Forum, in the beautiful city of Montreal. 

This year's Research Forum will be held on Friday, April 29th, 2016, at the Loyola Jesuit Hall and Conference Centre, in Montreal, Quebec. 

The Research Forum provides an opportunity for librarians, archivists, graduate students, teaching faculty, and information professionals to describe and promote their completed or in-progress research, practical case studies or projects. The Forum also provides a venue for researchers to seek suggestions for enhancing their research interests, to identify potential new partners for projects, to test the effectiveness of their undertakings, and to promote research in academic libraries.

This year’s keynote speaker is Steven High, Professor of history at Concordia University, Canada Research Chair in oral history, co-director of the Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling and author of the award winning book, Oral History at the Crossroads.

Call for Proposals

Proposals are invited for presentations and / or posters on research or a case study in any area of Library and Information Science including literacy instruction, social media, library history, citation analysis methods, scholarly publishing, services to users with disabilities, new library technologies, resource sharing, research data management, reference service models and innovations, library space and design.

Presentations and posters may be in English or French.

At least one of the presenters of the poster and/or presentation should be the primary researcher involved with the original project.

Presentations should be between 15 and 20 minutes, followed by a question period.

Posters may also be submitted. These will be on view for the entire day. Poster presenters will have an opportunity to describe their posters during the day.

Submission deadline: Monday, February 8, 2016, 9 a.m.

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To submit a proposal, please click here.

For more information about the Concordia University Libraries' 14th Annual Research Forum please contact Katharine Hall, Chair of the Research Forum Steering Committee at .


Warm regards,

The Librarians' Research Forum Committee

Krista Alexander / Guylaine Beaudry / Katharine Hall (Chair) / Alexandra Mills