CFP: Digital Library Federation (DLF) Forum 2024

The Digital Library Federation (DLF) invites proposals for the in-person 2024 DLF Forum, which will be held in partnership with Michigan State University Libraries and the MSU College of Arts and Letters in East Lansing, Michigan, July 29-31, 2024.

Office hours will be held on February 15 (register here) for prospective presenters to learn more about this year’s DLF events, session types, and committees for the DLF Forum.

From the call:

We invite proposals on all topics related to digital libraries, encompassing case studies, “show and fails,” practical application, methods, projects, ethics, research, and learning in any area, including, but not limited to:

  • Digital humanities
  • Digital scholarship
  • Digital pedagogy
  • Digital collections and DAMS
  • Digitization, digital preservation, or reformatting analog to digital format(s)
  • Born-digital materials
  • Art information
  • Community archives
  • Machine learning / artificial intelligence
  • Project management
  • Partnerships, advocacy, and outreach
  • Race and technology
  • Accessibility
  • Copyright
  • Assessment
  • Climate change

Sessions are invited in the following lengths and formats:

  • 90-minute Workshops: Hands-on training sessions on a specific tool, technique, workflow, or concept. Up to two (2) facilitators are allowed per submission.
  • 60-minute Working Sessions: Open sessions for community organizers, creative problem solvers, and existing or prospective DLF working groups to begin or get feedback on in-progress projects, collaborate on addressing challenges, and discuss thought-provoking questions. Up to two (2) facilitators are allowed per submission.
  • 45-minute Panels: A discussion of up to three (3) presenters on a unified topic, with an emphasis on community discussion. Proposals with diverse and inclusive speaker involvement will be favored by the committee. Panels will be slotted into 60-minute sessions, leaving a minimum of 15 minutes for Q&A and discussion at the end of each session.
  • 45-minute Presentations: A single topic or project presented by up to two (2) presenters. Presentations will be slotted into 60-minute sessions, leaving a minimum of 15 minutes for Q&A and discussion at the end of each session.

Read the full CFP here and submit proposals before Thursday, February 29, 2024.

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