Save the date: NETSL Annual Conference is April 2, 2018

Mark your calendars for the
NETSL 2018 Annual Spring Conference!


When: Monday, April 2, 2018

Where: College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

Conference theme: New Opportunities & Collaborations with Technical Services

Keynote speaker: Marilyn Billings, Scholarly Communication and Special Initiatives Librarian, UMass Amherst Libraries

Call for proposals:

The NETSL Executive Board is seeking proposals for 60 minute breakout sessions (such as a panel discussion, workshop or skills training) and 7 minute lightning talks in accordance with our 2018 theme, New Opportunities & Collaborations with Technical Services. Topics might include:

  • digital humanities
  • data management
  • migrations
  • automation
  • collaborating across units
  • cross training
  • technology skill-sharing
  • troubleshooting
  • cataloging/metadata
  • preservation/digitization
  • working with archives / institutional repositories

Speakers will receive complimentary registration to the 2018 NETSL Conference. You can see titles of past presentations since 2005 at

The deadline for proposal submission is 5 p.m. EST on Friday, January 26, 2018.  Applicants will be notified about their proposal status in early February.

Submit your breakout session or lightning talk proposal:

 Registration will open in February 2018. Please visit for more information or email and a board member will respond.

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