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2012 ALISE Annual Conference
Extending Our Reach:  Expanding Horizons, Creating Opportunities
Tuesday, January 17 through Friday, January 20óDallas, TX
Call for Works in Progress Posters
Deadline for Extended Abstracts (maximum 250 words): October 3, 2011
Notification of Acceptance:  No later than November 7, 2011
Attendees of the conference are invited to share current research through posters presented at the Works in Progress Showcase.  Participants receive feedback in an informal setting.  This is an excellent opportunity to identify collaborators and obtain feedback that may enrich research.  The poster may represent any aspect of the researcherís work:  proposal, theoretical framework, methodology, findings, etc.

The posters for the Works in Progress Showcase are neither refereed nor judged.  We do have limited space for the posters so we will accept based on the availability of space for display.
Eligibility:
All conference attendees are welcome to submit posters of their work in progress. Doctoral students may not submit the same research presented in the doctoral student research competition.
Submissions (in word or PDF) for the Works in Progress Posters should include the following:

  *   Full Name of Presenter(s)
  *   Contact Information (e-mail & phone)
  *   School Affiliation
  *   Academic Status
  *   Select one area ONLY from the ALISE LIS Research Areas Classification Scheme & include both the numerical and verbal designations: http://www.alise.org/mc/page.do?sitePageId=55727&orgId=ali
  *   Poster Title
  *   Abstract (limited to 250 words)
  *   Indication of special needs
Submissions of Abstracts for the Works-in-Progress Showcase should be directed to:

Linda Lillard (Clarion) at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
and
YooJin Ha (Clarion) at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>

Poster Guidelines:
The Planning Committee is currently evaluating potential changes to the poster guidelines pending additional information about the venue in Dallas.  Details about the guidelines will be provided to presenters in the acceptance e-mail messages.