ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 5/2/18

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Professional Growth & Development

  • NASIG;
  • University of North Carolina-Greensboro and Wake Forest University.
  • Research Information;


Date: May 18, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm (ET)
Length: 1 hour

Registration Deadline for live event: May 17, 2018.

This webinar will be recorded and made available to registrants after the webinar is completed.

MarcEdit 7 included a number of new tools and options; from a new focus on accessibility, to an emphasis on deeper integrations with other tools found in the library ecosystem. However, three new developments in MarcEdit 7 were specifically designed to remove significant technical barriers when need to:
* Cluster data for editing or identification purposes
* Process XML data from unknown or known formats
* Handle linked data reconciliation
This webinar will briefly look at each of these new functions, introducing users to some of the new ways MarcEdit helps libraries work with their data. These topics, and more, will be covered in more detail during NASIGs annual conference in Atlanta.

Terry Reese serves as the Head of Digital Initiatives for The Ohio State University Libraries. During his career in Libraries, Terry has worked throughout the Libraries…from interlibrary loan, reference and instruction, processing, cataloging, and finally digital initiatives. While at Oregon State University, Terry held the prestigious Gray Family Chair for Innovative Library services; leading various grants and open source projects related to discovery and findability of resources…

Join us! October 12, 2018
Wake Forest University

Wake Downtown Campus — Innovation Quarter
Calls for Proposals is open! Please submit your proposals:

Extended deadline: May 25, 2018

Prospective topics:

  • evolving roles of librarians and other information professionals
  • growth of new services: data visualization, IR, data management, outreach, scholarly communication
  • educating new professionals to prepare them for the future
  • privacy and the library
  • analytics, assessment, evaluation

Presenters are encouraged to develop and submit papers based on their presentations for publication in the open-access proceedings.

Presenters will be notified by late June, and accepted presenters are expected to register for the conference.

Plans are afoot for the second annual Research Information event, Challenges in the Scholarly Publishing Cycle 2018.

This one-day conference (Monday 3 December 2018 – London Art House), in partnership with Info International Ltd, will use the results of an industry survey (Challenges in Scholarly Publishing 2018) as the starting point for a day of interactive workshops – with each delegate attending focused sessions on publisher, librarian and academic perspectives. Delegates will have a unique opportunity to learn from other stakeholder groups, and take away practical strategic and operational action points back to their own institution.

All delegates will receive a copy of the full survey results on the day, as well as the opportunity to view the results online a few days before the event to help prepare.

The 2017 report is available to view/purchase here.

The event is hosted by Research Information, and chaired by editor Tim Gillett.

Europa Science (publisher of Research Information) managing director Warren Clark will deliver the opening presentation, reviewing the results of the 2018 survey.

Delegates will then divide into three groups, attending three discussions in turn, each focusing on the challenges faced by researchers, publishers and librarians respectively. Each of these groups will comprise representatives from each of those three stakeholder groups, to ensure lively and balanced discussions!

The chairs for our three discussions are as follows:

Researcher Focus – Anthony Watkinson: principal consultant at CIBER Research, associate of Oxford Brookes University and honorary lecturer at University College London.

Publisher Focus – Audrey McCulloch: chief executive officer, ALPSP

Librarian Focus – Helen Blanchett, scholarly communications subject specialist, JISC

At the end of the day, delegates will reconvene for a Q&A session, in which our three chairs will summarise the themes raised in their respective groups, with a further chance to ask questions and extend the discussion…

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