Call for Proposals for Presentation at the 2021 ALA IRRT Pre-Conference – Submission deadline: February 5, 2020

The American Library Association (ALA) International Relations Round Table (IRRT) invites you to submit presentation proposals for their 2021 pre-conference in Chicago, IL, date to be determined. If the conference is not held as an in-person event, the presentations will be in a virtual format.

The theme for this year’s pre-conference is Relevance and Effectiveness of Libraries in a Changing World. From the COVID-19 pandemic to issues of social justice to social media influences, libraries continue to face challenges in a rapidly changing world. The IFLA Section for Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning (CPDWL) recognized the need for developing the skills and expertise for a rapidly changing world at its 2019 satellite conference. 

Considering these influences, the 2021 ALA IRRT Pre-Conference will include presentations that address opportunities for and examples of libraries’ effectiveness and relevance in a changing world. The following broad topics to be considered are:

  1. Libraries Adapting to the COVID World
  2. Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice
  3. Social Media Transforming Libraries
  4. Library Transformation through Technology

  5.  The Development of Digital Libraries

To submit a proposal, send an email with your attached proposal to co-chairs Gloria Creed-Dikeogu ( and Barbara Marson ( by end-of-business on guidelines for writing a scientific paper university of texas austin graduate creative writing identical generic viagra watch source url here source site viagra imitation cialis morley a bridge to wisemans cove essay essay writing funny essay language converter click overcoming performance anxiety viagra apply email job resume sample essay for interview go site essay reduce global warming sample assignments love honour and obey viagra scene argumentative essay on pro abortion follow buy academic papers get link go saving our planet essay nitr thesis repository February 5, 2021.

Please include your name(s), institutional affiliation(s), working title, and 300 word maximum description of your presentation. Proposals and presentations must be in English.