ATG Conferences, Meetings, & Webinars 9/8/15

Professional Growth and Development Opportunities by:

  • ALPSP & CCC;
  • Bibliothek & Information Deutschland;
  • ACRL New England Chapter;
  • UKSG;
  • ALA Midwinter;

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Sponsored by Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers and the Copyright Clearance Center 
Monday 26 October 2015, online 11:00 – 12:30 ET USA, 15:00 – 16:30 UK, 16:00 – 17:30 CET *

Smaller publishers can’t do everything themselves, and nor in many cases do large publishers. Online platforms, subscription and sales agents, aggregators, academic and professional
societies, cross-publisher collaborations, consultants and advisers, launching new journals – all these and more offer vital opportunities for publishers to expand their global reach. But how should publishers prioritise and choose between them, and how can they make the most of these partnerships? This session will focus on providing some practical answers to these key questions.

14 to 17 March 2016 in Leipzig (105th Annual German Librarians’ Conference)
U.S. based librarians encouraged to Submit Proposals

The event is hosted by Bibliothek & Information Deutschland (Library & Information Germany), the Federal Association of German Library and Information Associations. It will include the 105th Annual German Librarians Conference and feature the United States of America as “Library Partner Country” i.e. guest of honour.  The Conference begins the 3 year partnership between the American Library Association and the Germany Library Community.

Deadline for submission of abstracts is September 11.

A free, one-day program hosted by ACRL New England Chapter’s Collection Development Interest Group (CDIG) and Electronic Resources Management Interest Group (ERMIG)

Date: Wednesday November 18, 2015, 10am-1pm, Sherrill Library, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA; free breakfast and registration 9:30-10am; optional dine-around lunch and networking 1-3pm

“The 6 Techniques for Electronic Resource Management (TERMS)) give us a common language to share, explore, and evolve our work of acquiring and managing academic libraries’ e-resource collections. Using TERMS as a program framework, ACRL NEC CDIG and ERMIG seek presentation topics of varying lengths around one or more of the 6 TERMS…”

Submit Your Proposal:

Proposals due Sept. 9, 2015

“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.

Date: Tuesday 22 September 2015
Time: 1400 BST
Duration: 45 minutes including Q&A (up to 60 minutes maximum if there is sufficient demand for an extended Q&A)

Bundle registration will open September 9th at noon (Central) and closes September 30th at noon (Central). Check back!

2016 Midwinter Meeting-only registration and housing open noon (Central) October 1, 2015. Annual-only registration and housing open noon (Central) January 19, 2016.

Free LYRASIS Demos and Info Sessions 

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