NETSL’s mission is to bring together all persons in the region interested in library technical services for the exchange of ideas and discussion of problems. The organization also serves to foster cooperation with regional and national agencies having related interests.
In addition to being a section of the New England Library Association, NETSL is also a member of the Association of Library Collections & Technical Services Council of Regional Groups (ALCTS CRG).
NETSL holds an Annual Spring Conference and provides programming for the New England Library Association Annual Conference.
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
- collaborating across units
- cross training
- technology skill-sharing
- 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 https://netsl.wordpress.com/netslconference.
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.