ATG Conferences, Meetings, and Webinars 9/17/15

Professional Growth and Development Opportunites

  • ALCTS;
  • UKSG;
  • Dartmouth Library;
  • Potomac Technical Processing Librarians;
  • bepress


Topic Date Presented by
PDA Metrics: Stop Worrying and Trust Your Users September 30 Jason Dewland, Teresa Hazen, Andrew See
Sudden Systems Librarian October 7 Glenn Bunton
The New CIP Data Block: How to Use It for Cataloging October 14 Karl Debus-Lopez and Caroline Saccucci
E-Books via the Cataloging in Publication Program October 21 Caroline Saccucci and Camilla Williams
Licensing Streaming Media and Digital Content (part 1) November 4 Cindy Kristof
Pricing and Other Issues in Streaming Video (part 2) November 11 deg farrelly
Video Game Collections (part 3) November 18 Diane Robson
September 28 to October 23 Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Acquisitions
October 5 to October 30 Fundamentals of Collection Development & Management
October 5 to October 30 Fundamentals of Preservation
November 9 to December 18 Fundamentals of Cataloging
Date Topic Host(s)
September 23 Hire Right the First Time: Best Practices for Building the Team You Need Terri Schell, Brian Staples, & James Kelly
October 13 NEW DATE: Leaving Library Services Behind: An e-Forum on (Preparing for) Retirement Pamela Bluh & Jane Edmister Penner
November 17 Standards for Digital Images Ann Caldwell and Felicity Dykas

Date: Tuesday 22 September 2015 at 1400 BST

“This webinar will explain what text-mining is and why it is important to text-mine research papers. We will consider real-world use-cases and applications and discuss barriers to wider adoption of text-mining.

We will also provide practical advice on how to start text-mining research papers, such as where to obtain data, how to access relevant APIs and highlight some of the tools that are available…”

The Dartmouth Library’s October Conference, which originated in 1997, provides New England academic librarians a venue for sharing with and learning from one another. The conference features short, snappy, and practical presentations based on a different theme each year; past themes have focused primarily on teaching, outreach, and user services.

Please join us for our eighteenth meeting, “Innovative Engagement.” The day-long event will be held at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire (an easy two-hour drive from Boston, Springfield, and many other New England locations). We have an exciting program full of the many creative ways libraries are engaging with their communities through responsive (re)development of programs and services…

Registration is now open for the 2015 Dartmouth Library October Conference! 

To register:

Complete the online form which asks for contact information and dietary needs…

“Exploring Linked Data”

October 23, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 3:10 p.m.
Montpelier Room
James Madison Memorial Building
Library of Congress
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20540

Early Bird Registration: $130 (ends October 1); Standard Registration: $140 (after October 1)
Student Registration: $110; Membership Only: $20
Register at

bepress Digital Commons – Fall 2015 Webinars

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