LRRT Grad Student Forum (ALA, Chicago 2009)

Library Research Round Table will host the “New Minds, New Approaches”
Graduate Student Research Forum at the 2009 American Library
Association Annual Conference in Chicago, IL.


Masters’ and
doctoral students are encouraged to submit research proposals for
presentation. Presentations should be based on original research,
either completed or in process, and should not have been published
prior to the conference.  All submissions will be evaluated by a panel
of referees, and three papers will be selected for presentation at the
“New Minds, New Approaches” forum.


LRRT will reimburse each speaker for up to $500 in travel expenses.


Presentations will
be limited to 15 minutes, with additional time for questions and
discussion.  Final papers of approximately 20 pages are appropriate.


The submission should include:


   1. A cover page with the author’s name, title of the paper, and author’s contact information, including e-mail address.

   2. A separate page that includes only the title of the paper and a 500-word abstract, summarizing the proposed presentation.


Submissions should be e-mailed in the form of Microsoft Word (*.doc), Open Office Writer (*.odt), RTF, or PDF attachments, to:


Denice Adkins, Chair

LRRT Graduate Student Research Forum


Deadline: April 15, 2009

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