ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 2/26/17

Professional Growth & Development Opportunities Sponsored by:

  • ACRL;
  • ALCTS:
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries;
  • FOLIO;
  • Digital Book World

“Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement”

March 29, 2017 | 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

“The ACRL Roadshow, Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement will be offered on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at theCourtyard Marriott – Newark, University of Delaware on the University of Delaware campus.

Registration is $50.00 ($46.68 + $3.32 in registration fees) and includes breakfast, lunch and snacks. Jenny Oleen, Scholarly Communications Librarian, Western Washington University and Jaron Porciello, Digital Scholarship Initiatives
Coordinator, Digital Scholarship and Preservation Services, Cornell University will lead the workshop…”


e-Forums are two-day, moderated, electronic discussion forums that provide an opportunity for librarians to discuss matters of interest on an ALCTS discussion list. These discussions are free of charge and available to anyone who wishes to subscribe to the list.

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Upcoming Discussions

Date Topic Host(s)
February 28 Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Library Technical Services Emily Drabinski, Paolo P. Gujilde, and Harrison W. Inefuku
March 28 Advances in Electronic Resources Management George Stachokas and Anne Liebst

The ALCTS Exchange virtual poster session offers the opportunity to share and promote work, research, and ideas across the ALCTS Exchange’s topical themes: new roles and workflows, creative problem solving, creating connections with user communities, and building skills to prepare for the future. We are especially interested in highlighting work that addresses the intersections of collections and technical services and diversity and inclusion.

The ALCTS Exchange will include two poster presentation opportunities:

  • A poster lightning round session on May 11, wherein each presenter will have five minutes to speak, followed by a Q&A discussion forum.

A virtual poster collection and discussion forum available to Exchange registrants. File formats are not limited to static documents and presenters are encouraged submit videos and other types of media files. If you would like to submit a recorded video for the virtual poster collection, the ALCTS office will be available to assist with your recording…”


With pleasure we invite you in Limerick, Ireland (23-26 May 2017) for the 9th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference (QQML2017, http://www.isast.orgwhich is organized under the umbrella of ISAST (International Society for the Advancement of Science and Technology).

This is the ninth year of the conference which brings together different disciplines on library and information science; it is a multi–disciplinary conference that covers the Library and Information Science topics in conjunction to other disciplines (e.g. big data, open data and open source, innovation and technological transfer, management and marketing, statistics and data analysis, information technology, human resources, museums, archives, special librarianship, etc).


TimeWednesday, March 1, 2017 at 6:00AM EST/ 11:00AM GMT

Register Here

In this forum, Diane Bruxvoort from the University of Aberdeen will discuss her institution’s interest in FOLIO. Diane will talk about the need for innovation and collaboration amongst libraries and will present how FOLIO may help further those objectives.

SPEAKERS:

  • Diane Bruxvoort, Special Collections and Museums as University Librarian and Director, University of Aberdeen

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.


“The Perfect Circle – Efficient Workflow Of Data Throughout The Publishing Lifecycle”

Date: February 28, 2017
Time: 12 PM EST, 5 PM GMT

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Join Shane Hegarty, Head of Operations at Bonnier Zaffre to hear how the UK arm of Bonnier Publishing is using the joint application of BiblioLIVE from Virtusales and CoreSource from Ingram, to manage its data workflow from acquisition, metadata creation, codification and distribution through to gathering sales and processing royalties.

This session offers a real life approach to efficiently managing data throughout the publishing lifecycle.

The proliferation of products and formats along with changing retail markets has greatly increased the complexity of running a publishing business. As a result, the need to clearly and consistently create, curate and convey data has grown to become a significant challenge and daunting task in its own right.

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