Conference Announcements and Calls for Proposals

2016 Kraemer Copyright Conference at UCCS–Call for Proposals!

Save the Date!
I am excited to announce that the fourth annual Kraemer Copyright Conference will be held on June 6-7, 2016 on the University of Colorado Colorado Springs campus. This conference offers public, academic, and school librarians the opportunity to learn about U.S. Copyright Law and how it impacts the services we offer our patrons. This year the theme of the conference will be Libraries and Copyright: Past, Present, and Future. Visit our conference webpage to learn more about this event:

We are excited to welcome back international copyright expert Dr. Kenneth D. Crews  and Kevin Smith, Director of the Office of Copyright and Scholarly Communications at Duke University ( Both will be serving as keynote speakers as well as presenting various conference sessions. We are also excited to welcome Donna Ferullo, Director of the University Copyright Office at Purdue University, who will be hosting the preconference session and participating in conference programming.

Call for Proposals
We are seeking proposals for excellent break-out sessions, poster sessions, and contributed papers on copyright issues and best practices. Topics should address some type of library copyright issue or a related topics such as open access, scholarly communications, and licensing issues. All proposals are due by 12pm (Mountain Standard Time) on January 15, 2016. Visit this webpage to learn more about the proposal submission process:

Registration for the 2016 Kraemer Copyright Conference will open in January 2016. Once again, this year’s conference registration will be free to all attendees thanks to our generous sponsors.

If you have any questions regarding this event or the proposal submission process please contact me at 719-255-3908 or
Carla Myers, The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Society of Ohio Archivists 2016 Spring Conference-Save the Date!

When:   Friday May 20, 2016
Where: Quest Business and Conference Center
8405 Pulsar Place,
Columbus, OH, 43240
Call for Proposals Coming Soon!
William Modrow, Miami University

Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference
Third and Final Call for Proposals
On behalf of the Conference Program Committee, we invite you to submit a proposal  for the 3rd Annual Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference. The event will be held on June 10, 2016 in Indianapolis, IN at the Sheraton Indianapolis at Keystone Crossing, with a preconference on June 9. This conference is an opportunity for individuals working in resource sharing to share information and network with other colleagues.

We invite program proposals through January 15, 2016.
Program proposals should be 45 minutes in length, including time for questions. Proposals might focus on any of the following areas:
●       Resource Sharing Best Practices
●       Marketing Services
●       Electronic Resources and Resource Sharing
●       Workflow Improvements
●       Cooperative Collection Development
●       Consortial or Group Purchasing
●       Purchase on Demand
●       Reciprocal Borrowing
●       Shared Staffing and Training
●       Shared Discovery Layers
●       E-Books
●       Resource Sharing in Next Gen Systems
●       Shared Print Projects
Please submit a 150-200 word proposal for your presentation via the GLRSC website.
Program proposals will be reviewed by the program committee, and those presenters who are selected will be notified by February 12, 2016.
Please direct any questions to Pamela Grudzien ( and Mark Sullivan (

Publishing Opportunity
The Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference is partnering with the Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery, & Electronic Reserve to feature 2016 conference papers in a special issue. Presenters will have the opportunity to publish a version of their conference presentation, but are not obligated to do so. More information about this publishing opportunity is available at

Connect with Us
For current news and updates on the Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference, please like us on Facebook at, follow us on Twitter (@GLRSC), or visit our website at
 Shelly Miller, OHIONET

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