The following is the official Conference Announcement and Call for Papers. If you are interested in presenting a paper at the 2008 Convention, please follow the instructions below.
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 1, 2007
The Association of Jewish Libraries, Inc. will hold its 43rd annual convention at the Cleveland
Marriott East in suburban Cleveland on June 22-25, 2008. Librarians, archivists, and scholars from numerous disciplines will meet to share their interest in Judaica librarianship and related areas.
AJL is soliciting papers dealing with any aspect of Judaica librarianship or scholarship as it pertains to libraries, archives, museums, schools, synagogues, and related institutions. Typically, this has included workshops, panel discussions, and presentations about literature and other resources, programming, reader advisory services, special collections, technical services, library administration, materials selection, collection development, cataloging and classification of Judaic materials, digital and electronic resources, and local Jewish history. Papers should be both educational and interesting.
Those wishing to participate in poster sessions are also invited to submit proposals.
Prospective presenters should submit an abstract by December 1, 2007. The abstract should include the title of the presentation, a one-paragraph summary, the presenter’s name, address, phone number, email address, institution, and a 25 word bio. If the presentation requires audio-visual equipment, please indicate the type of equipment that will be needed.
Send abstracts to Linda Silver:
3729 Meadowbrook Blvd.
University Heights, OH 44118
Please note new email address: firstname.lastname@example.org