Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Conference - Students and Beginning Professionals on Archives, Rare Books, and Special Collections

*Change and Continuity*

*A Conference for Students and Beginning Professionals on Archives, Rare
Books, and Special Collections*

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Saturday, March 6, 2010

Bloomington, Indiana

Indiana University’s student chapter of the Society of American Archivists
is proud to announce our second conference for students and beginning
professionals, to be held on Saturday, March 6, 2010 at the Lilly Library
and the Herman B. Wells Library in Bloomington, Indiana.

If you are a student in a library science, archives, or rare books program
or have entered the profession within the previous three years, we invite
you to submit your papers on topics related to archives, rare books, or
special collections for presentation at the conference. In addition to paper
sessions, the day-long conference will also include a workshop.

Each paper session will be just under an hour and will include two
presenters. Each presenter will have approximately 20 to 25 minutes to
speak, and the session will conclude with a ten to fifteen minute period for
questions and answers.

To be considered as a presenter, please submit an abstract of 150 to 200
words and a working title for your paper to
by *Monday,
February 1, 2010*. Along with your abstract, please include your name, email
address, institutional affiliation, and any audio/visual needs you may have.

The abstracts will be discussed and voted on in a blind judging process and
you will receive an acceptance or rejection by February 8, 2010.

If your paper is accepted, you will be sent a more detailed registration
form. At this time, you will also be asked to submit a registration fee of
$15 to cover your breakfast and lunch. More details about meals,
accommodations available in Bloomington, etc. will also be provided at this

For more information on our previous conference, please visit,
and feel free to send any questions you may have to