ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 11/25/19

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Now Available: Video Recordings and Slides From the 2019 Open Access Scholarly Publisher Association (OASPA) Annual Conference

infoDOCKET reports that “recordings, slides, and posters from the OASPA 2019 annual conference are now available at https://oaspavideos.org/conference/videos-2019

Details about the September 2020 conference will be available in the coming months from oaspa.org/conference where you can also find our 2019 highlights video.
Enquiries regarding the conference should be directed to [email protected].

If you are interested in conference sponsorship opportunities, please remember to reserve some budget to support the event next year and to get in touch with any questions.


“Sonic Literacy: A Manifesto for Libraries in the Age of Podcasts”

Wednesday December 11, 2019
2pm Eastern 
(11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)

Description: In this era of podcasting, libraries should be considering podcasts not just as potential outreach projects but as an essential and unavoidable piece of the information world. Our patrons are podcasting consumers and producers; we can support critical listening, quality self-publishing, and effective discovery of produced audio. One librarian podcaster shares recommendations and strategies for libraries to engage podcasting as a part of information literacy, our collections, and our connections to patrons.

About the Presenter:  Charlie Bennett was born in New York, raised in Virginia, and moved to Atlanta to study at the Georgia Institute of Technology. After earning degrees in Economics and Science, Technology, and Culture (STAC), he stayed with the school and became an academic librarian at the Georgia Tech Library. He co-hosts the “research-library rock’n’roll radio show” called Lost in the Stacks on WREK Atlanta and the media podcast Supercontext with Christian Sager.

Can’t make it to the live show? That’s okay. The session will be recorded and available on the Carterette Series Webinars site for later viewing.

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To register for the online event
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1. Go to registration page: https://bit.ly/2NmwHrn


OpenAthens announces programme for Access Lab 2020 conference

According to KnowledgeSpeak “Leading single sign-on provider OpenAthens has revealed the programme for its annual Access Lab conference taking place on March 19, 2020 at America Square Conference Centre, London. With the theme of ‘simplifying the future together’, the highly anticipated conference will bring together experts from a wide range of sectors including education and research, healthcare, government, charity, publishing and commercial.

The identity and access management specialist promised a jam-packed programme for its 2020 conference – addressing issues such as simple journeys to content and improving the user experience, openness and integration, connecting libraries and publishers, and the future of the library – and it has certainly delivered.

Leading the programme, the high-profile speakers revealed include: Eileen Jamieson, serials and information librarian at the Geological Society; Scott Ahlberg, COO of Reprints Desk; Karen Abel, subscriptions and e-resources coordinator at the University of Leeds; Andrew Cheney, Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust; Johan Tilstra, founder and CEO of Lean Library; and OpenAthens’ application architect David Orrell …

The Access Lab 2020 conference is relevant for anyone with an interest in the future of authentication and improving the user journey to online content.”


Libraries and Veterans National Forum

The Libraries and Veterans National Forum will take place on June 8th & 9th, 2020. Travel costs will be subsidized by the IMLS grant.

Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.  Participants will be housed in the Texas A&M University Hotel and Conference Center.  Meetings will take place at the Sterling C. Evans Library Annex facility.  Participation is by application only.

The Call for Interest in Attending will close on December 15, 2019, and selected participants will be notified in January 2020.

Cost of Attendance

If selected, the cost of registration, airfare, hotel, and the majority of meals will be covered by the IMLS grant. Some ancillary costs may need to be covered by participants. These could include items such as to and from the airport and meals while traveling. Housing and travel arrangements will be emailed to selected participants in February 2020…”

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