Possible subject line:  Reminder:   Collections 2009 - call for papers;
deadline extended


Announcement of keynote speaker and call for papers for

Collections 2009: Collections in times of innovation and change
Le Palais des congrès de Montréal
Montréal, Quebec  

Friday, May 29, 2009
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Collection Development & Management Interest Group (CDMIG) of the
Canadian Library Association is very pleased to announce that the
keynote speaker for Collections 2009 will be Carolyn Wood, the
Director of the Association of Canadian Publishers.  She will be
speaking on *The long-term future of book publishing in Canada (at
least the next week and a half)*.

The keynote presentation is kindly sponsored by Blackwell Book

Proposals are still being accepted for papers that deal with the theme
of *Collections in times of innovation and change* or other
collections-related topics.  Each presentation should feature one or
speakers and be about 30 minutes in length.  Papers with broad
applications or with applications to more than one library sector or
community of users will be given preference.  Panel proposals will
be considered.  Proposals will be reviewed by a committee of three
collections librarians.  
The deadline for submission of proposals has been extended.  It is now
March 6 2009 
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) 284-2109 fax
Registration has begun!  Register online at the CLA/ACB 2009
site,, or send in the form at 
Look for pre-conference session P8.
Preconference rates (unchanged since 2004) are:
CDMIG members: $80
CLA members: $100 (non-members of CDMIG)
non-CLA members: $125
Registration includes a morning coffee break (kindly sponsored by
Midwest Library Services), an afternoon coffee break (kindly sponsored
by Coutts Library Services), and lunch.
The registration deadline for Collections 2009 is April 17, 2009.
For more information, please contact:
Andrew Waller
Convenor, CLA Collection Development and Management Interest Group    

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Linwood DeLong
Collections Coordinator
University of Winnipeg Library
515 Portage Ave.
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
R3B 2E9
Ph. 204-786-9124
FAX  204-786-1824
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Elaine D. Murray
Tantallon and J. D. Shatford Public Libraries.
60 Alderney Dr., Dartmouth, NS B2Y 4P8
Tantallon : 826-3331  Fax: 826-3328
Shatford :  857-4215  Fax: 857-1391