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Welcome to CARLDIG-S (California Academic Reference Librarians Discussion Interest Group-South)!

CARLDIG-S is an interest group of the California Academic & Research Libraries (CARL). We hold meetings and programs to discuss current and developing issues relating to reference services.

Call for Proposals!

EXTENDED: CARLDIG-S Call for Proposals!

“Nailed It! Stories of Failure, Setbacks, and Where We Go From There”

Proposals due Friday, October 15th, 2021, and can be submitted using this form. We will notify successful applicants by Friday, October 22nd, 2021.

The California Academic Reference Librarians Discussion Interest Group - South (CARLDIG-S) invites you to submit a proposal for the 2021 Fall Program, Nailed It! Stories of Failure, Setbacks, and Where We Go From There, an online program that will take place Friday, December 3rd 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (PST) via Zoom. Registration will be free to all current CARL members and LIS students.

For further program information, please visit here.

All proposal abstracts should be no more than 300 words and indicate the type of session you are proposing. We will be holding the following session formats:

  • Lightning Rounds (7-10 minute presentations)
  • Feature Presentations (20 minutes plus 5 minutes for questions)

We encourage proposals for virtual presentations that represent all aspects of reference work (including assessment, consultations and instruction, and the creation and management of research guides, catalogs, databases, websites, etc.) and all library workers (including library students, paraprofessionals, and members of underrepresented groups).

For further program information, please visit here.

Please submit your proposal by Friday, October 15th, 2021. Successful applicants will be notified by Friday, October 22nd, 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact 2021 CARLDIG-S Chair, Meghan Kwast, at kwast@callutheran.edu

About CARLDIG-S

See the CARL website for membership information.

Chair: Meghan Kwast (kwast@callutheran.edu), she/her/hers

Chair-Elect: Norma Juarez Durian (ndurian@laverne.edu), she/her/hers

Secretary: Leanna Pagano (lpagano@callutheran.edu), she/her/hers

Web Master: Tim Ream

Publicity Officer: Annette Young (ayoung@cypresscollege.edu)

Registrar: TBD