Call for Posters

Competitive Award for new librarians to present posters at the LAUC 50th Anniversary Assembly:

Are you a new librarian (no more than 2 years of UC experience) at the Assistant or Associate Librarian level?

Would you like to showcase a library-related project that you are working on, or present something of interest to you about current or future trends in librarianship?

Would you like to celebrate LAUC’s 50th Anniversary while gaining valuable experience in presenting highlights of your professional work to your peers?

Then do we have an opportunity for you! Submit a poster proposal for consideration to be displayed (actually and virtually) at the April 20th LAUC Assembly to be held at UC Irvine!

For the second year, the LAUC President will grant awards to up to 5 individuals who are new librarians to present posters at the Irvine assembly. The award provides for transportation, either airline flight from a northern campus or mileage from a southern campus, and provisions to print the poster.

Selection will be a competitive process. The LAUC President and the Chair of Research & Professional Development will review the applications and consider the clarity of evidence of the presenter’s knowledge and experience with the topic when selecting the awardees. Specifications will be sent about poster size, layout, and digital requirements upon acceptance.

You will be notified of the outcome of your proposal by February 20, 2017. An electronic version of your poster (actual or virtual) must be submitted by March 29, 2017.

To submit an application, please include the following information in your email to and

Date began current position
Supervisor/Review initiator
Project name/Poster title
Description of up to 500 words, including project purpose, audience, goal/desired outcome(s), and measurement of success (how you plan to measure or evaluation your theory, project, method, etc.).

Supplementary information:

Sites on creating effective posters