Conferences and Meetings 3/7/12

Conference and course opportunities from ACRL, ALCTS, the Society for Scholarly Publishing; ALA and PEER.

Propose a Workshop for ACRL 2013

“Proposing a Workshop for ACRL 2013 gives you the opportunity for three hours of active and in-depth learning. Tag proposals with up to three of the 40 keywords available in the Call for Participation. The tagging system will draw connections among the conference content and help participants sort through the wide variety of dynamic interactions that define ACRL conferences.

ACRL 2013 Conference will be held April 10-13, 2013, in Indianapolis. Proposals are due May 11, 2012, and can be submitted via the online form.”

Fundamentals Series on the Web, hosted by ALCTS

ALCTS is hosting a series of “Fundamentals” web courses including:

March 19–April 13 Fund. of Collection Development/Mgt.
March 26–April 20 Fundamentals of Preservation
April 16–May 11 Fundamentals of Acquisitions
April 23–May 18 Fund. of Electronic Resources Acquisitions

(You can see the full list of ALCTS’ web courses at View full ALCTS Web Course schedule)

34th SSP Annual Meeting – Registration Now Open!

The Society for Scholarly Publishing is holding its 34th Annual Meeting on May 30 – June 1, 2012 at the Marriott Crystal Gateway in Arlington, VA.

The theme for this years Annual Meeting is “Social, Mobile, Agile, Global: Are You Ready?  This year’s program includes compelling keynote and plenary addresses, timely and educational pre-meeting seminars, informative concurrent sessions, a lively exhibitor’s marketplace, networking lunches, and evening receptions…”

“Transforming Libraries” webinar with R. David Lankes to kick off ALA President’s Empowering Voices initiative

“Professor R. David Lankes, author of  the award-winning “Atlas of New Librarianship,” and Barbara Stripling, Co-Chair of ALA President Molly Raphael’s Empowering Voices, Transforming Communities initiative, will host a free webinar designed to stimulate conversation about harnessing the evolving role of libraries and strengthening the librarian’s voice to help shape community perception. Registration for the webinar is mandatory.  Visit to sign up today.”

The PEER End of Project Conference, Brussels, 29 May 2012

The conference will present the results of PEER (Publishing and the Ecology of European Research) which “has been investigating the effects of the large-scale, systematic depositing of authors’ final peer-reviewed manuscripts (so called Green Open Access or stage-two research output) on reader access, author visibility, and journal viability, as well as on the broader ecology of European research, with the aim of informing the evolution of policies in this area…”  Registration is free and now open at


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