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Be a Part of ALISE '21

The call for proposals for the ALISE 2021 Annual Conference is now open.  The deadline for submitting a proposal is March 15, 2021.


Call for Proposals

Juried Paper Proposals

ALISE Best Conference Award


ALISE Best Conference Paper Award

All juried paper proposals will be considered for the award. The winner will be honored at ALISE '21 and have the opportunity to be published in the Journal of Education for Library and Information Science (JELIS).




Juried Panel Proposals

SIG Session Proposals

ALISE Academy Proposals

Works in Progress Posters

ALISE/Jean Tague-Sutcliffe Doctoral Student Poster Competition



March 15, 2021

The deadline for proposals for the ALISE/Jean Tague-Sutcliffe Doctoral Student Poster Competition and WIP poster submissions is March 15, 2021.

Notification for acceptance will be delivered by June 15, 2021.



All first-time EasyChair users must create a username and password. Once created, return to the ALISE '21 submission page to log in and submit your proposal.


Proceeding Submissions

A submission template for the Conference Proceedings is available. The template includes details on style and formatting.  Please see individual CFP/Submission templates for track specific formatting.

ALISE Conference Proceedings
By submitting a proposal/paper/poster for consideration, all submitters agree to publish the submission, if accepted, in the ALISE Conference Proceedings, housed in the online repository IDEALS (https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/). Authors will retain the rights to their published work. Failure to comply with the proceedings deadlines or to present at the ALISE annual conference will result in removal of the submission from the ALISE Conference Proceedings.


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General Information

Conference Questions
For all logistics, EasyChair, facility, and conference management questions, contact Linda Bailey, ALISE's meeting planner.
Conference Fee Waiver Policy
All participants in any events of an ALISE Annual Conference must pay the appropriate registration fees.

Photo and Video Release
Registration, attendance at, or participation in, ALISE meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in recordings, both live and on-demand, photographs, video, electronic reproductions, and audio of such events and activities by ALISE. ALISE has the right to record content delivered at its annual conference and to utilize the recordings in future content, programs, or materials. Attendee’s registration may include technology that monitors their activities throughout the meeting, such as session attendance and exhibit booths visited.

Presentation at the Annual Conference
Authors whose proposals/papers/posters/panels are accepted for the annual conference are required to register for (fees apply), attend, and present the work at the ALISE annual conference. Failure to do so will result in removal of the papers/posters/panels from the conference schedule, the program, and the proceedings. Should the event be converted to a virtual conference, the same policy applies.