Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Call for Papers


Call for Papers

The Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL) will hold the 46th Annual Convention at the Marriott Chateau Champlain in Montreal, Quebec June 19-22, 2011.  Librarians, archivists, scholars, educators, authors and others will meet to share their interest in Judaica librarianship and related topics.

AJL is soliciting proposals for papers and presentations on aspects of Judaica librarianship as it pertains to libraries, archives, museums, schools, synagogues and related institutions.  Past topics have included literature and other resources, collection management, programming, reader advisory services, special and rare collections, cataloging and classification, digital and electronic resources, technology and local Jewish history.

A special focus this year will be the cultural and linguistic diversity of the Montreal Jewish community.

Submissions should include the following:

Presenter's name, address, affiliation, telephone and email contacts.
Brief  biography.
Title of proposed presentation.
Summary of proposal.
Specific technology or equipment requirements, if any.

All submissions must be received by November 30, 2010.  Please submit proposals by email to:

ajlconvention@gmail.com

or by mail to:

Marsha Lustigman,
Bialik Library,
6500 Kildare Rd.,
Cote St. Luc, QC, Canada, H4W 3B8

Proposals will be reviewed by the Program Planning Committee, which is composed of national and local AJL members.  Notification will be made in January, 2011.

About The Association of Jewish Libraries
 
The Association of Jewish Libraries promotes Jewish literacy through enhancement of libraries and library resources and through leadership for the profession and practitioners of Judaica librarianship. The Association fosters access to information, learning, teaching and research relating to Jews, Judaism, the Jewish experience and Israel.