University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium
Thursday, April 9, 2015
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, Mass.

Poster Proposal Submission Process

The 2015 e-Science Symposium will feature topics related to funding agency mandates and open data, while also continuing to explore the librarian’s emerging role in managing new forms of information.

Symposium participants are invited to submit a poster abstract on a topic related to libraries/librarians and e-Science. Abstracts must follow the Medical Library Association guidelines for creating a structured abstract, as outlined at

This year’s poster session will feature a poster competition. Posters will be judged based on the following competition categories: Most Informative in Communicating e-Science Librarianship, Best Example of e-Science in Action, and Best Poster Overall.

Posters will be grouped by topic; presenters and symposium attendees will have time to discuss the poster content. Posters and supplemental material will be published on the Symposium website following the event.

Please submit your abstract by February 6, 2015 using the Submit Poster Proposal form. You will first need to create a free account in the Berkeley Electronic Press system, or login with your existing account. To create an account, click on the Submit Poster Proposal link and then click on the Sign Up button. Complete the form; the fields with an asterisk are required. Click on the Sign Up button again. Then follow the instructions on the Submit Poster Proposal form to submit your abstract.

All accepted posters will be licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution—Non–Commercial—Share Alike License. Under this license, authors' work may be downloaded, redistributed, and new creations built upon it for non-commercial purposes, provided that the authors are credited and the derived work is licensed under identical terms. Authors and creators retain all proprietary rights, including copyright ownership.

You will be notified by e-mail as to whether your abstract has been accepted for the poster session within 7 days.