Reminder: Deadline Jan. 25 for New Voices Call for Proposals

Proposals for the New Voices in the Profession session at the 2015 ARLIS-NA conference in Fort Worth, Texas (March 19-23) are now being accepted!

New Voices in the Profession showcases exceptional academic work by students and new professionals (under 5 years post MLS). Paper topics should relate strongly to Art and/or Visual Resources Librarianship, but also digital library projects, archives, library instruction, reference and the changing nature of libraries, among other topics. Paper topics that relate to the conference theme “New Frontiers on the Old Frontier” will be given special consideration.

To see papers presented in past sessions, please view Conference Proceedings from previous years on the ARLIS website ( Papers will be selected by representatives from ArLiSNAP, the ARLIS/NA Professional Development Committee and the Fort Worth Conference Program co-chairs.

If interested, please submit the following to Maggie Portis at by January 25, 2015:

  • Presentation title
  • Presentation abstract (400+ words)
  • Your name, institutional affiliation, and email address

The revised deadline of January 25th ensures that selected presenters will have time to register before the February 5th priority deadline and that presenters names will be published in the printed conference guide.