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Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2006 09:50:00 +0000 (GMT)
From: Elaine Murray [log in to unmask]
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Subject: Fwd: CLA collections pre-conference: announcement and call for
Call for papers for and information about:
*Collections 2006: Collections, Communities, and the Future*
Libraries and Archives Canada, Room A
395 Wellington Street, Ottawa, ON
Wednesday, June 14, 2006
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Collection Development & Management Interest Group of the Canadian
Library Association seeks proposals for papers for the fourth
collections pre-conference session. These can deal with almost any
collections-related topic or topics and should result in a presentation
of about 30 minutes in length. Each presentation should feature one or
two speakers. Papers with broad applications or with applications to
more than one library sector or community of users will be given
preference. Proposals will be reviewed by a committee of three
collections librarians. Six presentations will be selected.
The proceedings of this year's pre-conference will be published.
Accepted papers will need to be ready for publication by July 17.
Deadline for submission of proposals: *April 10, 2006*
Send proposals, including a short abstract, to:
University of Calgary Library
2500 University Drive NW
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(403) 220-8133 voice
(403) 284-2109 fax
The keynote speaker will be announced very soon!
Registration fees (unchanged from 2005) for the pre-conference are:
* CLA Collections Development and Management Interest Group
* CLA members: $100 (Non-members of CDMIG)
* Non-CLA members: $125
Registration includes lunch (kindly sponsored by YBP Library Services)
and two coffee breaks (AM break kindly sponsored by Midwest Library
Services, PM break kindly sponsored by Coutts Library Services).
Registration also includes a short lunchtime tour of the exhibitions in
the Library and Archives Canada building.
The registration deadline is *April 17, 2006*.
The pre-conference registration form can be found at
<http://www.cla.ca/conference/2006/2006Pre-ConReg1.pdf> . The website
for the pre-conference website is
If you have any questions, please contact Andrew Waller
([log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>) or (403) 220-8133).