Conferences, Meetings, and Seminars 10/11/14

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Professional Growth and Development Opportunities provided by:

  • ACRL – CHOICE / International Monetary Fund
  • Digital Book World
  • Information Today
  • Society for Imaging Science and Technology
  • Public Knowledge Project

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October 16, 2014

In need of an online tool that will provide a broad spectrum of digital material to enhance research support for your institution? Do you have difficulty deciphering the vast amount of content found in an internet search on a specific topic? Is there one resource available that can provide most of your research and data needs?

This session will review innovative tools that will help gather essential statistical data and information for students, researchers, and librarians on a variety of current subjects. Using the IMF eLibrary, we will explore a variety of topical issues such as climate change and the environment, use of taxes in influencing economic choices, inequality, unemployment and job creation…

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT

“Authors and publishers know that high-quality metadata can be a game-changer when it comes to the discoverability of their titles. That’s no less true for library content. Every librarian wants to help patrons find the right titles in their library’s collection, and there is now expanding array of ways publishers can help that happen.

Join Nicole Arbuckle, VP, Metadata Services, and Karen Anderson, Authorities Librarian, both of Backstage Library Works for a webcast exploring the latest best practices for library metadata creation and management. Nicole and Karen will explain the standard metadata format used in libraries, what specific metadata is most helpful and how publishers can benefit from cultivating a better understanding libraries’ metadata needs…”

October 27-29

Monterey Conference Center
Portola Hotel & Spa | Monterey Marriott
Monterey, California

“This year’s conference focuses on the exciting, creative and innovative ways that librarians are not just participating, but driving, the digital directions in their communities. It reflects the strategies, services and tools that enable librarians to engage, connect and build relationships with their communities. It discusses mobile devices and electronic collections and how their use is changing the spaces and services in libraries. It highlights the skills, competencies, and roles that are evolving to deal with all these changes in our communities, campuses and organizations. Hear about leading edge tools and techniques for grabbing the attention of your audience and community at Information Today’s 18th annual Internet Librarian conference…”

May 19-22, 2015 – Los Angeles, CA

“The Society for Imaging Science and Technology is pleased to announce the release of the call for papers for Archiving 2015. The conference is to be held the week of May 18th at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California. A PDF version of this Call for Papers can be found at…”

About The Conference

The IS&T Archiving Conference brings together a unique community of imaging novices and experts from libraries, archives, records management, and information technology institutions to discuss and explore the expanding field of digital archiving and preservation. Attendees from around the world represent industry, academia, governments, and cultural heritage institutions. The conference presents the latest research results on archiving, provides a forum to explore new strategies and policies, and reports on successful projects that can serve as benchmarks in the field. Archiving 2015 is a blend of short courses, invited focal papers, keynote talks, and refereed oral and interactive display presentations.

“The Public Knowledge Project is pleased to announce that the Fifth International PKP Scholarly Publishing Conference will take place August 12-14, 2015 at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

In collaboration with the Canadian Institute for Studies in Publishing and the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab / Digital Humanities Summer Institute, the conference will address topics such as open access publishing, global knowledge creation and sharing, the digital humanities, the scholar as publisher, and open source technologies. It will provide opportunities to explore a new array of connections among scholarship, technology, and community

A call for papers for PKP5 will be available soon. Save the date and stay tuned for more news!…”


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