Conference Archives

Each year in late May or early June NASIG holds an annual conference in a different part of North America. A variety of topics of interest to serialists are covered in the programs through vision, plenary, concurrent and workshop sessions. Vision session videos are available on the NASIG YouTube channel.

Conference Proceedings are published in the spring of the year following the conference by Taylor & Francis in a double issue of The Serials LibrarianThe full text of the electronic version of Conference Proceedings is made Open Access 6 months after the online publication date. NASIG members have access to the embargoed content immediately upon publication. (Log in, click Publications > Proceedings (Member Only). If already logged in, click here.)

Conference Photos from previous conferences are also available (forthcoming)

Following is the list of archived conference sites and programming information for those conferences.

2016: Thirty-First Annual Conference
June 9-12, 2016, Albuquerque, NM
Embracing New Horizons

2015: Thirtieth Annual Conference
May 27-30, 2015, Washington, DC
NASIG at 30: Building the Digital Future

2014: Twenty-Ninth Annual Conference
May 1-4, 2014, Fort Worth, Texas
Taking Stock and Taming New Frontiers 

2013: Twenty-Eighth Annual Conference
June 6-9, 2013, Buffalo, New York
The Art of Information/The Architecture of Knowledge

2012: Twenty-Seventh Annual Conference
June 7-10, 2012, Nashville, Tennessee
Creating Harmony from Dis-Chord

2011: Twenty-Sixth Annual Conference
June 2-5, 2011, St. Louis, Missouri
Gateway to Collaboration

2010: Twenty-Fifth Annual Conference
June 3-6, 2010, Palm Springs, California
An Oasis in Shifting Sands: NASIG at 25

2009: Twenty-Fourth Annual Conference
June 3-7, 2009, Asheville, North Carolina
Riding the Rapids Through a Mountain of Change

2008: Twenty-Third Annual Conference
June 5-8, 2008, Phoenix, Arizona
Taking the Sting out of Serials

2007: Twenty-Second Annual Conference
May 31 - Jun 3, 2007, Louisville, Kentucky
Place Your Bet in Kentucky: The Serials Gamble

2006: Twenty-First Annual Conference
May 4-7, 2006, Denver, Colorado
Mile High Views: Surveying the Serials Vista

2005: Twentieth Annual Conference
May 19-22, 2005, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Roaring into our 20s

2004: Nineteenth Annual Conference
June 17-20, 2004, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Growth, Creativity, and Collaboration: Great Visions on a Great Lake

2003: Eighteenth Annual Conference
June 26-29, 2003, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon
Serials in the Park

2002: Seventeenth Annual Conference
June 20-23, 2002, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
Transforming Serials: The Revolution Continues

2001: Sixteenth Annual Conference
May 23-26, 2001, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas
NASIG 2001: A Serials Odyssey

2000: Fifteenth Annual Conference
June 22-25, 2000, University of California, San Diego
Making Waves: New Serials Landscapes in a Sea of Change

1999: Fourteenth Annual Conference
June 10-13, 1999, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pa.
From Carnegie to Internet2: Forging the Serials Future.

1998: Thirteenth Annual Conference
June 18-21, 1998, University of Colorado, Boulder
Head in the Clouds, Feet on the Ground: Serials Vision and Common Sense.

1997: Twelfth Annual Conference
May 29-June 1, 1997, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Experimentation and Collaboration: Creating Serials for a New Millennium.

1996: Eleventh Annual Conference
June 20-23, 1996, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Pioneering New Serials Frontiers: From Petroglyphs to Cyberserials.

1995: Tenth Anniversary Conference
June 1-4, 1995, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Serials to The Tenth Power: Tradition, Technology, and Transformation.

1994: Ninth Annual Conference
June 2-5, 1994, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.
A Kaleidoscope of Choices: Reshaping Roles and Opportunities for Serialists.

1993: Eighth Annual Conference
June 10-13, 1993, Brown University, Providence, R.I.
New Scholarship: New Serials.

1992: Seventh Annual Conference
June 18-21, 1992, The University of Illinois at Chicago
If We Build It: Scholarly Communications and Networking Technologies.

1991: Sixth Annual Conference
June 14-17, 1991, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas
A Changing World..

1990: Fifth Annual Conference
June 2-5, 1990, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
The Future of Serials..

1989: Fourth Annual Conference
June 3-6, 1989, Scripps College, Claremont, California
The Serials Partnership: Teamwork, Technology and Trends.

1988: Third Annual Conference
June 4-7, 1988, Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, Georgia
Serials Information from Publisher to User: Practice, Programs and Progress.

1987: Second Annual Conference
June 14-16, 1987, Denison University, Granville, Ohio
The Serials Information Chain: Discussion, Debate and Dialog.

1986: First Annual Conference
June 22-25, 1986, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Serial Connections: People, Information, and Communication.