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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
papers (fwd)

Call for papers for and information about:

*Collections 2006: Collections, Communities, and the Future*
Pre-Conference Session
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:

Andrew Waller
MLB 402B
University of Calgary Library
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB
T3K 2C3
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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
      Members: $80
    * 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
<> .  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).