Professional Growth & Development Opportunities
- Digital Book World
- OLE (Open Library Environment)
- ProQuest & ACRL/Choice;
- NASIG 32nd Annual Conference – Call for Proposals
“Racing to the Crossroads”
June 8 to 11, 2017
Publishers, vendors, librarians, and others in the fields of
electronic resources and serials are encouraged to submit proposals
relating to scholarly communication, publishing, resource acquisition,
management, and discovery. Proposals based on emerging trends, case
studies, and descriptive and experimental research findings are
encouraged. Proposals reflecting the conference theme will be
As we have in recent years, the PPC specifically welcomes programs
focusing on the Core Competencies that the NASIG Core Competency Task
Force developed for Electronic Resources Librarians. Please refer to
the Core Competencies…”
- Digital Book World – Smarter Book Publishing for a Digital World
JANUARY 17-19, 2017 | NEW YORK CITY
Publishing is evolving, so the industry’s preeminent conference on digital content and publishing strategies is evolving right along with it to better meet your needs. Digital Book World will now be known simply as DBW. But that’s not the only thing changing. Take a look at what else is new:
January 17-19, 2017 | DBW 2017 returns to New York City this January.
More Real-World Solutions | Your team needs tactical, actionable solutions to the challenges facing publishing—DBW’s speakers have them.
Fresh Content | Experience targeted programming across a host of four brand-new DBW focus areas.
More Choices | A new program means new pricing and registration options. Now you can bring your whole team—executive, editorial, production and marketing…”
Time: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 11:00AM EST / 1600 GMT
Register Here: https://olf.webex.com/olf/onstage/g.php?MTID=eeb9c8f23b3872a0cd3749aa9fe8a4367
FOLIO is on a fast development track with the public announcement of the project in June and the opening of the code in August. Subject matter experts, developers, and strategists are now working to bring the first applications to the platform next year. What does the long term path for FOLIO development look like? What is the development status of the first applications and the short term goals? How might you be able to get involved? Come hear Harry Kaplanian present the short, medium and long term milestones along the FOLIO roadmap.
- Harry Kaplanian, Senior Director of Product Management, Software Services at EBSCO Information Services
Please use the hashtag #FOLIOforum on social media for these events.
The Open Library Community Forum is sponsored by OLE (Open Library Environment) and is governed by the OLE Code of Conduct.
A recording of this Forum will be made available on the OLE website.
2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern)
1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central)
12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain)
11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific)
Each library’s budget is unique; however the importance of providing information about the budget is common across all libraries and is a critical factor in how the library is perceived by its constituents. The cost of e-resources; what is and isn’t freely available electronically; and optimizing a flat budget—all are issues often misinterpreted by the campus community, leading to both misunderstandings and misinformation. This program will illustrate how one academic library informed librarians and teaching faculty about the budget realities in order to provide financial transparency and minimize concerns about budget decisions. Strategies in this webinar reflect a large comprehensive public university perspective and are scalable and adaptable to other types of institutions…
Date and time: Thursday, December 8, 2016 1:00 pm; Central Standard Time (Chicago, GMT-06:00)
During this session, we’ll explore all aspects of this trending initiative, discussing everything from the big picture presented by the findings of a recent ProQuest survey to the specifics of what worked in one space reclamation project at Clemson University Libraries’ Learning Commons. Attendees will leave with a grasp on this trending initiative, which will help them to introduce—or continue to strategically support—space reclamation initiatives at their own libraries.
- Bobby Hollandsworth is the Learning Commons Coordinator at Clemson University Libraries.
- Kevin Stehr is Vice President, North America Sales at ProQuest.