Call for Proposals
Bridging the Spectrum:
The 16th Annual Symposium on Scholarship and Practice
Online, Friday, March 1, 2024
The Department of Library and Information Science at Catholic University of America invites researchers, practitioners and students to submit proposals for the 2024 Bridging the Spectrum Symposium, a forum for sharing research findings, best practices, and works in progress in library and information science. The 16th Symposium will be a virtual event.
The Symposium will include three types of presentations: briefings, posters and panels.
Briefings are 15-minute presentations of an innovative practice, project, or research activity.
Posters are exhibits describing a practice, project, or research activity.
Authors can organize panels of speakers to present and discuss an emerging theme or topic.
Proposal topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Community engagement and outreach, including marketing and advocacy for library and information services
Information services against misinformation and propaganda
New developments in information organization (linked data, semantic web, etc.)
Preservation and management of born-digital and digitized resources
Management and analysis of data and information
Library networks and international collaboration
Technology trends and impact on information services
Management of information services in cultural institutions
Proposals due: January 5, 2024
Notification of acceptance: Late January 2024
Symposium: March 1, 2024
The submissions can be made through
Overviews of past symposia are available on the Symposium website at https://lis.catholic.edu/news-events/symposium/index.html
Please feel free to contact the Symposium Committee at email@example.com if you have questions.
Symposium Committee: Sue Yeon Syn, Kevin Gunn, Shane MacDonald, Maria Thurber, Heather Wiggins