Professional Growth & Development Opportunities at:

  • North Carolina State University Library;
  • Association of Research Libraries & the Society of American Archivists;
  • Digital Book World;

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Librarians can now register online for the first Data and Visualization Institute forLibrarians (DVIL) at NCSU Libraries. The hands-on, interactive course takes place May 23-27, 2016 at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library at NC State University. The application deadline is March 13, 2016.

institute_logoInstitute LogoDVIL is a week-long course providing the opportunity for librarians passionate about research and scholarship to immerse themselves in learning about data science and visualization in collaboration with academic peers. Participants will develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence to communicate effectively with faculty and student researchers about their data and be able to provide initial consultancy on the course topics.

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Society of American Archivists (SAA) are now accepting applications for the 2016–2017 cohort of the ARL/SAA Mosaic Program. This program, funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), ARL, and SAA, promotes much-needed diversification of the archives and special collections professional workforce by providing support for master of library and information science (MLIS) students from traditionally underrepresented racial and ethnic minority groups who are pursuing degrees with a concentration in archives or special collections librarianship…”

Date: March 7-9, 2016
Location: Hilton New York Midtown

Now celebrating its seventh year, the Digital Book World Conference + Expo is the preeminent conference on digital content and digital publishing strategies. In 2014 it brought together over 1,500 media, publishing and technology professionals from around the world focused on developing, building and transforming their organizations to compete in the constantly evolving digital media ecosystem.

Event Date Topic Presented By
March 2 Environmental Monitoring and Control Julie Mosbo
March 9 Care and Handling of Books and Scrapbooks Donia Conn
March 16 Preserving Digital Collections: An Overview Peter Verheyen
March 23 WebDewey Number Building Tips and Tricks Libbie Crawford and Caroline Saccucci
April 20 Doing Oral History Barbara Truesdell
April 26 From Cassette to Cloud: Reformatting Audiotape Krista White
April 28 Preserving Your Digital Life Krista White
June 7 We Can Do It, You Can Too! Metadata Automation for Everyone

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