Call for Proposals: 2017 Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference

Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)

December 11, 2016

(via Margaret Chambers, Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois)

Mark your calendars for the 4th annual GLRSC:

Harnessing the Winds of Change on June 8-9, 2017

at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Oak Brook, IL

This conference is an opportunity for individuals working in resource sharing to trade information and network with other colleagues. Watch for updates on the conference website at Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

Do you have a new idea or success story to share?  We are accepting program proposals through January 13, 2017 on any of the following topic 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

·         Open Educational Resources

Proposed presentations can take the form of either a break-out session (45 minutes in length) or a lightning talk (15 minutes in length each including time for questions).

CLICK HERE for the online submission form.  Accepted presenters will have the opportunity to publish a version of their conference presentation in the Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery, & Electronic Reserve in a special issue, but will not be obligated to do so. More information about this opportunity is available at

Each proposal should include a title, description (75 word max), and abstract (250 word max). Program proposals will be reviewed by the program committee, with selected presenters notified by February 17, 2017. Please direct any questions to Shelly Miller ( and Mark Sullivan (

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