Welcome to the New Librarian Summit (NLS) conference!


Join us August 2-3, 2018 at San Jose State University in San Jose, California. We strongly encourage proposal submissions from MLIS graduate students, librarians who have graduated within the past 10 years, as well as those who have accepted new roles/appointments or experienced career transitions in the past 10 years. First-time presenters are welcome. This event provides a supportive opportunity of peers to share knowledge about innovations, trends, developments, challenges and experiences.

We look forward to your joining us!

Important Dates:

  • Conference proposal submission deadline  ̶A̶p̶r̶i̶l̶ ̶1̶2̶   extended to April 27, 2018.
  • Notification of accepted proposals May 4, 2018.
  • Proposal revisions due June 15, 2018.
  • Final abstracts due August 30, 2018. (This date is scheduled after the conference to allow speakers, if they so choose, to update their abstracts with feedback received at the conference.)

View the Call for papers here