Proposal Submission


Welcome to the proposal submission site for ACRL 2017.  Only proposals submitted via the online proposal form by the applicable deadline will be considered. Please review the Program Proposal Instructions before you begin.  You may save an incomplete proposal, and edit or add additional information before the submission deadline date. 


  • Proposal selection for ACRL 2017 is a blind, peer-review process.  If you identify yourself or your institution in the descriptions, your proposal will not be considered.
  • It is your responsibility to make sure your proposal is fully completed. Proposals with significant incomplete information on the submission deadline date will not be considered.
  • Proposals should be for original work that has not been previously published. 

ACRL 2017 presenters will be required to:

  • register for and attend the conference (complimentary registration may be requested for non-librarian presenters);
  • grant permission for possible recording (slidecasts) and broadcast of their presentation;
  • assign ACRL first publication rights, as contributed papers will be published as part of the ACRL conference proceedings; and
  • contributed paper presenters must provide completed papers in both hard copy and electronic versions by the paper submission deadline date. 

May 6, 2016 –Proposals due for contributed papers, panel sessions, workshops, and preconferences
October 14, 2016 - Proposals due for poster sessions, roundtable discussions, TechConnect presentations, and virtual conference webcasts

Thanks for reading these instructions.  Now, let's get started on your proposal!

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