Best of Core Forum: Publishing and Presenting in Library and Information Science

Have you completed an interesting project or conducted useful research that informs your practice? Do you want to share your knowledge and experience with the library and information science community, but aren’t sure how best to do it? Join us for a session on how to share and promote your work, develop conference proposals, and publish in a variety of venues. The session will offer practical strategies for communicating the value of your work and creating a community of practice. This session is designed for anyone in the LIS profession, in any type of library or information center.

Learning Outcomes: 

At the end of this webinar, the attendees will be able to:

  • Identify the most appropriate venues for sharing research, project results, and ideas;
  • Utilize best practices for developing conference proposals and publishing in a variety of venues; and
  • Develop strategies for communicating the value of their work.

Who Should Attend: Librarians who are doing interesting and innovative work and want to share their experiences with the library and information science community.


Meggan Houlihan leads student success initiatives and programs for the Social Sciences, Humanities, Arts, and Business at Colorado State University Libraries. Her research interests include information literacy, international students, and the use of evidence synthesis methods in LIS.

Amanda B. Click
is the head of research & instruction in Nimitz Library at the U.S. Naval Academy. Previously, she was the business librarian at American University in Washington, DC. She earned a PhD in information science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she studied the cultural adaptation of international students to higher education in the United States. Prior to entering the doctoral program, Amanda was the coordinator of instruction at the American University in Cairo. Amanda also holds an MLIS from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and a BS in science, technology and culture from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Her research interests include the globalization of higher education, academic integrity, information literacy, and scholarly communications. She has published her research in College & Research Libraries, Evidence Based Library & Information Practice, In the Library with the Lead Pipe, and Library & Information Science Research. Recently, she has explored topics such as cultural humility in the context of international librarianship, and the disciplinary values of openness, inclusivity and equity in the LIS scholarly landscape.

Tech Requirements

Core Webinars are held in Zoom. Speakers or a headset for listening to the presentation are required. You may interact with the presenter and ask questions through text-based chat. Closed captioning is available in the Zoom platform. The webcast will be recorded and the link to the recording shared with registrants shortly after the live event.


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