Conferences, Meetings,and Webinars 12/28/13

 Professional Growth and Development Opportunities from:

  • ARL & Ithaka S+R
  • OCLC

ARL logo ARL and Ithaka S+R’s free web seminar to bring together leaders of seven of the eight cases profiled in the Searching for Sustainability report

According to KnowledgeSpeak  “the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and Ithaka S+R are offering a free web seminar that will bring together leaders of seven of the eight cases profiled in the recently published study funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), Searching for Sustainability: Strategies from Eight Digitized Special Collections, to share lessons from their own experience in developing and supporting their digital resources.

In this interactive session, project leaders and team members will discuss the strategies they have employed to build the audience, infrastructure, and funding models necessary to maintain and grow their digital collections for the long term.
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The web seminar, scheduled for January 31, 2014, noon–1:15 p.m. EST, will be moderated by Judy Ruttenberg, Program Director for Transforming Research Libraries, ARL, and Nancy Maron, Program Director, Sustainability and Scholarly Communications, Ithaka S+R…”

OCLC logo 2“Attend “Beyond EAD: Tools for Creating and Editing EAC-CPF Records and ‘Remixing’ Archival Metadata” on 9 January from 1:00-2:30 p.m. EST to view demonstrations of two tools, xEAC and RAMP, that will help archivists and librarians explore new possibilities for name authority work, moving beyond the boundaries of traditional archival metadata. Presenters include Ethan Gruber, Web and Database Developer for the American Numismatic Society; Tim Thompson, Metadata Librarian at the University of Miami Libraries; and Allison Jai O’Dell, Special Collections Cataloging & Metadata Librarian at the University of Miami Libraries…”

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