Call for Papers ALA Library Research Roundtable Graduate Student Research Forum "New Minds, New Approaches"

American Library Association Annual Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana
June 25, 2006

ALA's Library Research Round Table will host a paper presentation program at the American Library Association Annual Conference in June in New Orleans. 

Masters and doctoral students are encouraged to submit presentation proposals. 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, who will select three papers for presentation at the ALA Annual Conference, LRRT Graduate Student Research Forum, to be held on Sunday, June 25, 2006, from 10:30-12:00.  LRRT will reimburse each speaker for up to $300 in travel expenses. 

Each presentation will be limited to no more than 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 in the form of attachments in MS Word, rtf or pdf.


Submissions should be sent to:

Vicki L. Gregory. Coordinator
Graduate Student Research Forum
School of Library and Information Science
University of South Florida

Deadline: April 17, 2006