Call for Presenters for 2022 Section Meeting

The Public Library Archives and Special Collections (PLASC) Section is calling for presenters at our virtual section meeting, Wednesday July 20th from 11am-12:30pm PST. We are looking for lightning talks, 10-15 minutes in length, that highlight projects and initiatives from your repositories that further efforts in diversity, equity, and inclusion, particularly with regards to collections development. Examples of this work might be:

  • Projects with External Partners

  • Community Collecting

  • Increased Collection Access

  • Cultivating Trust Between Archives and Communities

If you are interested, please send an email with the following information to

  1. Name, Title

  2. Institution

  3. Email address or other contact information

  4. 3-4 sentences about what you would like to present.

  5. Optional: Supplemental materials that help us understand your project or collaboration (e.g. website, brochures, slides from presentations, etc.)

Deadline to submit an email of interest is Friday, May 27th.