Calling All Sages! (Call for "Symposium of Sages" CE at MCMLA 2015)

27 May 2015 10:33 AM | Anonymous

(The following information comes courtesy of Gwen Wilson, Education Committee chair.)

Calling all Sages!! Broadcast your knowledge as a presenter at the Symposium of Sages CE during the MCMLA 2015 Virtual Meeting on October 9, 2015.

If you are not familiar with a Symposium of Sages, it consists of a series of presentations contributed by experts in the defined subject area of the symposium topic, followed by an interchange of opinions among symposium participants. Participants will receive MLA CE credit for attending and participating in the symposium.


We are looking for 3-4 librarians who will share their professional tips and tricks. Each instructor will give a short presentation on a topic. We are asking for people to submit a proposal to be a presenter during the Symposium of Sages. The overall topic for the 2015 Symposium of Sages is “Do-able solutions for marketing your library services & reaching your stakeholders.”

            Example topics:

                        -Dashboard to show statistics

                        -Promote library value

                        -Best practices for effective reports to communicate your/library value

Presentations will be 10-15 minutes, depending on number of presenters. 

In your proposal discuss the following:

  • ·         Title/defined topic specific for your presentation
  • ·         Statement of showing how the presentation fits within the overall topic
  • ·         Targeted audience
  • ·         Intended benefits for participants

Please submit proposals to Gwen Wilson at

Proposals are due end of business day Wednesday, June 17, 2015.

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