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Writing a Winning Poster Session Proposal Presented by Fran Kaufmannn President NJLA/CUS,ACRL/NJ Chapter NJLA Poster Session Workshop.

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1 Writing a Winning Poster Session Proposal Presented by Fran Kaufmannn President NJLA/CUS,ACRL/NJ Chapter NJLA Poster Session Workshop November 1, 2004

2 First Things First  Watch Listservs, Professional Journals & Websites for “Call for Participation” Notices  Read and Review Proposal Guidelines Carefully for Specifications  Review Selection Criteria Carefully

3 Choosing a Topic  What is the Conference Theme?  Use “Topic Lists” from the Call for Participation to Guide You  “So What Factor”* Will Topic Attract & Engage an Audience?  Can Topic be Presented Visually & Dynamically ? *Larry Hardesty, Chair, 11 th National ACRL Conference

4 Choosing a Topic  Are YOU Excited about the Topic?  Will Topic Stimulate Interest and Discussion?  Is Topic Timely and Practical?

5 Look Before You Leap  Review Past Poster Session Topics  Review Literature for Level of Topic Saturation  “Test the Waters” - Are Colleagues, Peers Interested in Topic?  Present Alone or With Other(s) ?

6 Writing the Proposal  Follow Guidelines for Content, Format, Number of Words, Other Submission Requirements  Catchy Title/Topic Gets Attention  Summarize the Why, What, When, Where, How of Your Topic

7 Before You Submit !  Review Proposal for Context, Clarity, Grammar and Spelling  Ask Peers to Read and Offer Feedback  Re-check all Submission Requirements  Adhere to Deadline – Submit!  Good Luck!

8 Questions ???

9 Yes! There is a Life “After the Poster Session”  Post It on Your Own Web Page  Create a Web Page  Publicize Your Success to Library Administration, Stakeholders, Public Relations Officers  Write a Journal Article  You’re a Pro Now - Present Another Poster Session


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