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2019 Concordia Library Research Forum: Call for Proposals

December 7, 2018

Proposals are now being accepted for Concordia University Library’s 17th Annual Research Forum. This year’s Research Forum will be held on Friday, April 26th, 2019, at the Loyola Jesuit Hall and Conference Centre in the beautiful city of Montreal.

The Research Forum provides an opportunity for librarians, archivists, graduate students, teaching faculty, and information professionals to describe and promote their completed or in-progress research, practical case studies or projects. The Forum also provides a venue for researchers to seek suggestions for enhancing their research interests, to identify potential new partners for projects, to test the effectiveness of their undertakings, and to promote research in academic libraries.

This year’s keynote speaker is Camille Callison. Camille Callison, Tsesk iye (Crow) Clan of the Tahltan Nation, is the Learning & Organizational Development Librarian and a PhD student (Anthropology) at the University of Manitoba. Camille is Past Chair of the Indigenous Matters Committee and a Copyright Committee member of the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA-FCAB). She chaired the CFLA-FCAB Truth and Reconciliation Committee and is an Indigenous Partner on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Taskforce. Camille is a member of IFLA Indigenous Matters Section Standing Committee and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO Memory of the World Committee and Sector Commission on Culture, Communications & Information.

Call for Proposals

Proposals are invited for presentations or posters on research or a case study in any area of Library and Information Science including but not limited to accessibility integration; assessment and impact; digital library technologies; literacy instruction; library space and design; publishing and scholarly communication; research data management; social media; new library technologies; and library history.

Presentations and posters may be in English or French.

At least one of the presenters of the poster or presentation should be the primary researcher involved with the original project.

Presentations should be 20 minutes, followed by a question period.

Posters may also be submitted. These will be on view for the entire day. Poster presenters will have an opportunity to describe their posters during the day.

Submission deadline: Thursday, January 31, 2019, 11 a.m.

For more information, please visit:

To submit a proposal, please click here.

For more information about the Concordia University Library’s 17th Annual Research Forum, please contact Michelle Lake, Chair of the Librarians’ Research Forum Committee at

Warm regards,

Librarians’ Research Forum Committee

Michelle Lake (Chair)
Guylaine Beaudry
Joshua Chalifour
John Latour


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